On the Monday morning show we checked in with Minn Post's Washington correspondent Sam Brodey. He's been covering the most expensive congressional race in the nation - the Nolan vs. Mills race for the District 8 seat. Listen to our conversation and tune in Election night starting at 8pm for NPR's election coverage. On the Wednesday morning show we'll update you on local races across northern MN. We also recommend election night reading of MinnesotaBrown.com as well as Minn Post for live election results.
Choreographer Penelope Freeh and Composer Jocelyn Hagen crafted a dance opera about the Wright brothers, their sister and flight. In this segment of Area Voices Freeh shares background of the project and how it came to be.
A lifelong and accomplished poet, Donna Salli's first novel A Notion of Pelicans hit bookstores in September. In this segment of Area Voices we learn about her longtime love of language and her leap from poems to books.
Contemporary Ojibwe Artist Jim Denomie uses his art as a means of social and cultural commentary. In this segment of Area Voices, he discusses his craft, his intent and how re-discovering his identity helped him navigate through life.