Brett Carter

Volunteer Coordinator

Brett Carter is the host of Centerstage Minnesota and volunteer coordinator at Northern Community Radio.  When not scheduling, training and coaching our team of over 100 volunteers, he is shining the spotlight on great Minnesota music.  He entertains his co-workers with his quirky sense of humor, unique socks and collection of multi-colored pens.  Brett lives in Bagley with his wife and beloved cats.  It is rumored he once spent $10,000 on his cats birthday ....

Ways to Connect

Mark Olson co-founded the Jayhawks, considered by many to be one of the most influential bands of the 1980s and beyond.

Take some time to listen to the most recent episode of Centerstage Minnesota featuring Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

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Listen to the most recent edition of Centerstage Minesota for a wide selection of music from the whole state of Minnesota. The talent includes everything from The Bad Plus to Bad Bad Hats--great music for a wide variety of interests. Tune in Fridays at 2 and 10 for more Minnesota music. Hear this recent show by clicking the link for PRX.

One of the many fun stops at the State Fair is at the corner of Randall and Cosgrove where the Math-on-a-Stick activites cover x number of square feet (please solve for x). We talked to one of the volunteers who share fun math experiences with fairgoers of all ages.

The same guy, Fred Pittroff,who built the giant slide at the State Fair still keeps track of it, having passed off ownership and operation to his son. We were lucky enough to talk to him in the AMPERS booth.