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”“:http://www.ampers.org/pieces/rediscovering-mississippi-river—an 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.

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Michael Ableman, the founder of the Center for Urban Agriculture, speaks to KFAI’s Terry Carter about sustainable urban agriculture and a conference this weekend at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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Jen Braun of Ampersand Families talks about finding adoptive homes for teenagers.

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February 28, 2013
 

The old adage is true: misery loves company, and one of the best ways we can love misery together is each year on Pam Without Boundaries right around Valentine’s Day. Join Pam and special guest Jeff as they throw on one song about rejection after another during Pam’s annual Rejection Day Counter-Valentine’s Day special.

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February 14, 2013
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The Cabaret Theater at Camp Bar
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General Admission: $12.50; VIP Reserved Seating: $17.50
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March 17, 2013
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Janet Wallace Center for the Performing Arts (Macalester College)
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$20 for adults, $10 for students with I.D.
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March 16, 2013
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Janet Wallace Center for the Performing Arts
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$20 for adults, $10 for students with I.D.

This week's TRUE BRIT! will welcome  English rock musician, singer, guitarist, songwriter, poet and author, Mr. Martin Newell. Sometimes called "the Wild Man of Wivenhoe" and also "the Greatest Living Englishman", Martin has been creating music and stories since the early 70's. His bands include The Cleaners From Venus, The Stray Trolleys, and The Brotherhood Of Lizards – as well as numerous album released under his own name.

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Stacie Robinson talks with Sweet Retreat owner Robin Johnson about saving Minnesota’s moose.

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