Arts & Culture

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Happy 100th Birthday, Oreo!

Bob chatted March 9 with Danielle Brown, senior associate brand manager for Oreo, on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the iconic cookie. How do YOU like to eat them?


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They didn't say 'Arrrrrr'...new exhibit on real pirates at the Science Museum of MN

Ann Possis chatted March 2 with Mike Day of the Science Museum of Minnesota about their brand new exhibit, "Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship," which features more than 200 artifacts from North America's only authenticated pirate shipwreck.


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Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage at Sled Dogs to St. Paul Rally

The Stone Bridge Singers Drum is a group made up of 11 young men from Grand Portage. They kicked off Thursday’s “Sled Dogs To St.


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LSProject: Giganawnedaamin Nibi ("We must take care of the water")

There are valuable minerals in the rock around Lake Superior—copper, nickel, and iron. And people want to get at it. There’s money to be made and demand for the material.


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The Thunderheads play Studio A

Buck and Bob welcomed Twin Cities band The Thunderheads (Steve Blexrud, Craig Paquette & Don Blue) to The Roadhouse Feb. 24 for plenty of chat, laughter and music.


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Anishinaabe Physician Joycelyn Dorscher, M.D.

This edition of Anishinaabe Way features Dr. Joycelyn Dorscher, an Ojibwe Family Practice Doctor who also heads the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the U of MN Medical School. She discusses her path to becoming a physician, the cultural challenges faced by Native medical students and issues surrounding Indian health.
 


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Of Woods and Words: On Snowmobiles and Happiness

Almost as soon as he walks in the door each evening, Andy starts talking about snowmobiles. Since the ice fishing began this winter, he's been jonesing badly for a sled of his own.


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The Ojibwe People's Dictionary: a new searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary from the U of MN

Bob spoke Feb. 10 with Prof. Brenda Child, chair of the department of American Indian Studies at the U of MN, about the new online Ojibwe People's Dictionary. Click here to browse the dictionary, hear pronounciations from native speakers, and see visual links to related collections of the MN Historical Society.


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Local Music Project: Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson and Al Oikari

Joe Paulik has been writing music since he was 12. He moved to Cook County in 1982 when he was 20 years old and began performing in the area a few years later.