Arts & Culture

Cast & director of PANGEA WORLD THEATER & TEATRO DEL PUEBLO’s premire production of the enw play “OUTSDE THE CIRCLEMAR.15-17 at Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis

Listen to a rebroadcast of the very first Poquito y Bueno, focusing on the palo of alegrías, and featuring Timo Lozano telling the great story of how he joined José Greco’s company.

Anthony Ihrig and his "Almost Acoustic Ensemble"

Anthony Ihrig was joined by Eric Christopher on the fiddle and Jed Germond on the mandolin.

On tonight’s episode of Radio Pocho, we debut our 3rd (Weds.) monthly DJ, Brandon Bagaason of the local hip-hop group, Big Quarters.

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The Iron Lady of Chisholm: Veda Pinokvar
Produced by Britt Aamodt

Veda Ponikvar is known as “The Iron Lady of Chisholm,” and recognized by the Historical Society as one of Minnesota’s 150 most important people. Born of humble beginnings to Eastern European immigrants on the Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota, Veda attended college, served in World War II, and returned to her hometown to start the Chisholm Free Press. She is a life-long advocate for workers, children and the mentally disabled. KFAI producer Britt Aamodt journeyed up north to talk to this 93-year-old icon.

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THE VOICES OF VERN NASH by Thelon Oeming

A heavyweight dubwise program with tons of new stuff…and a celebration of Pi Day. Starting out with the freshest rootical dub album History, Mystery, Destiny from Ital Horns Meets Bush Chemists Featuring Rico. This was followed by crucial new material from Dubzoic (on Irie On Air); Stand High Patrol with the album Midnight Walkers and the new “United We Stand” 12” from Original Bass Foundation (OBF) with Kenny Knots. And DJ Baby Swiss did his special “Happy Pi Day” mix for the 3rd hour: where the album order of the tracks was 3,1,4,1,5,9,2,6, and 5. Oh, and it included the track “Pi” from Kate Bush (Yup…).

Novelist Arthur Phillips calls in to talk about his newest novel, The Tragedy of Arthur, a witty book about a supposed newly discovered play by Shakespeare. It was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2011. Arthur Phillips is also the author of Prague and Angelica, among other works.

We also speak with Donovan Holn, author of Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them. It was also declared a New York Times Notable Book of 2011, among other awards garnered. More information is available at www.donovanhohn.com.

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