Arts & Culture

Host: Roxanne Anderson

Featured the documentary “Violence Against Disabled Women” courtesy of WINGS:Women’s International News Gathering Services www.wings.org

A break in series for a show of what else – love songs by flamenco singers + one.

Last Sunday night, the Okee Dokee Brothers won a Grammy for Best Children’s Album for their 2012 release, “Can You Canoe?” Inspired by nature, the local duo entertains children and adults with messages about environmental stewardship. In tonight’s encore presentation, MinneCulture presents Rediscovering the Mississippi River audio documentary by Flor and Peter Frey that features music by the Okee Dokee Brothers. Learn about the Mighty Miss—dubbed “messippi” by the Ojibwe Indians—which begins at Itasca State Park in Northern Minnesota and flows into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana. Covering more than 2,000 miles in 31 states, the Mississippi River has been the creative inspiration for American legends, folklore, and literature, including the Okee Dokee Brothers. For more information, go to okeedokee.org.

BLIND DATE
Jean Shepherd, Jonathan Goldstein, & Storycorps histories

Ash Wednesday – mardi gras conclusion featuring la muzique louisiane… then concluding in Brasil for a different sort of carnival music.

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