In this edition of MinneCulture, Marya Morstad focuses on the creative aging and the arts; exploring elders and life-long artists, as well as pioneering work in arts and aging, both locally and nationally. Learn about arts in elder care facilities, and how art can positively improve your health and enrich your life.
Another eclectic summer show mixing up old and new. New releases from Uptown Rebel, DJ Delay, Manutension, Aram Scaram/Citizen Sound, ElectroDubCompany, Dub Engine, The Blackstarliners, and the Nikki O’Neill Band. Also, the new compilation “In the Garden of Dub” (on the Positive Vibes netlabel). On top of this we featured a special mix from Dubsalon from Argentina (originally aired on “Echo Beach” at WLUW-FM).
The incomparable author Erica Jong phones in to talk about her current work as well as her landmark novel, Fear of Flying. A novelist, poet, and essayist, Erica Jong has published 20 books, including eight novels, six volumes of poetry, six books of non-fiction and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers such as the New York Times, the Sunday Times of London, and the New York Times Book Review.
Also on Tuesday’s show we interview children’s book author and illustrator Lisa Jahn-Clough. Her books include Alicia Has a Bad Day and Little Dog, as well as the young adult novels Me, Penelope and Country Girl/City Girl. She currently teaches at Hamline University in the Low-Residency MFA Writing for Children program.
“Ni de aqui, ni de alla” Neither from here nor from there, the premiere of Radio Pocho takes us on a musical journey ese. Pocho is a term that refers to Chican@s, Mexican-Americans, or other Latin@s born in the U.S.A. but with roots elsewhere.