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Music lovers from 89.3 The Current comb through mountains of music to choose the best new, independent, and unreleased songs to share with you each weekday.
Prince Rogers Nelson left this universe behind on April 21, 2016, leaving fans worldwide in mourning. Maybe nowhere in the world has felt this loss as profoundly than Prince's home state of Minnesota. And to The Current, a radio station from Minnesota Public Radio, Prince was more than an...
74 Seconds tells the story of a July 2016 traffic stop that ended with the world watching a man die, live on their phones. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer who is about to go on trial for his death, Jeronimo Yanez. Through comprehensive reporting, MPR News...
The Current Music News is the essential daily listen for fans of all genres to catch up on what matters in the music world. Hosts Jay Gabler and Jade break down industry developments to explain how they affect you, fill you in on breaking news about upcoming releases, and surprise you with...
We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner with the latest research on our changing climate.
Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing, weekdays from MPR News.
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Minnesota Today from MPR News brings you the most important stories from around the state. All on your schedule. Get updated on the latest news in about five minutes, every weekday morning and evening.
Conversations on news and culture with Kerri Miller. Weekdays from MPR News.
From Minnesota Public Radio News, MPR News producer Samantha Matsumoto and arts reporter Euan Kerr share a cube wall, and a passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk movies.
Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out.
This documentary podcast explores Hüsker Dü’s formative years and legacy through rare exclusive interviews with the band, as well as those who were around in the beginning and notable artists who’ve drawn inspiration from the band. We’ll also dive into recordings from Numero Group’s new...
In The Current Rewind’s second season, we’re tracing the 50-year history of Minneapolis club First Avenue, using 10 pivotal dates to explore how a city, a scene, and popular music have evolved since the dawn of the ’70s. The Current’s Cecilia Johnson and Mark Wheat — along with special...
Updates from Minnesota Public Radio News staff covering Minnesota's Politics.
On The Thread, books are just the beginning. Host Kerri Miller talks with comedians, scientists and other big thinkers about how books and reading have shaped their lives.
In this intimate interview series, the Current's Andrea Swensson sits down with musicians from the Twin Cities and beyond to talk about their real-life struggles and the music that makes it a little better. It's going to be O.K.
Bruce Kramer lived a remarkably rich life because of – not despite – an incurable, always fatal disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He was diagnosed with ALS December 6, 2010. While the disease diminished his body, it expanded his life and spirit. He shared that...
“Aw Jeez” is a Fargo recap podcast from the frozen land of murder and mayhem: Minnesota. Every week we discuss what went down and who’s dead now. Comedians, cast and crew stop by to share behind-the-scene details.
Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how...
Flyover from MPR News focuses on issues of American identity and the changing American dream as they are lived and experienced in the cities, towns and rural areas that lie beyond the media spotlight. This podcast is an unedited hour of live radio with award-winning host Kerri Miller. ...
Ken Rudin, an expert in American politics and campaign history, joins MPR News host Kerri Miller every week for a conversation about the latest on President Trump, Congress, and the American political scene.
Reports from the thick of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, a unique event that isn’t even going to announce its lineup. The Current is the only radio station to broadcast live from the festival, and our staff will be sharing updates on the crazy collaborations and unforgettable moments...
Conversations about the news that matters to Minnesota, hosted by MPR News' Tom Weber.
In March 2021, the first of the former officers charged in the killing of George Floyd will go on trial. Police officers are rarely prosecuted in such cases—and the world will be watching. The Minnesota Public Radio newsroom, which has followed this case in detail from the beginning, will...
Every Wednesday The Current’s Morning Show host Jill Riley connects with experts and local personalities for some real talk about keeping our minds and bodies healthy—from staying safe in the music scene, to exercising during a pandemic, to life coaching and personal journaling. Join Jill...
small change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood is a podcast and learning platform highlighting smart, practical and collaborative money skills developed by people living with lower and unstable incomes. Hosts Chris Farrell and Twila Dang talk to community members who are redefining...
George Floyd’s death was a tragedy and a wake up call — expanding a global conversation about race and racism. And young children have been watching it all. So how do we help them make sense of this? Early Risers is podcast from Little Moments Count and MPR with frank facts, engaging...
As women's voices in faith communities become louder, MPR News with Kerri Miller is speaking with women who are energized by some of our most urgent policy, spiritual and philosophical questions.
MPR news medical commentator Dr. Jon Hallberg shares his insights and expertise on health and health care every week with All Things Considered host Tom Crann.