Poet Margaret Hasse and novelist Pamela Carter Joern talk about the use of narrative in their respective work and the landscape of Nebraska and South Dakota. Hasse’s new collection of poetry is Milk and Tides, and Joern’s newest novel is The Plain Sense of Things.
In the second half of the show, award-winning poet and Iraq war veteran Brian Turner talks about his poems collected in Here, Bullet. He reads Monday, September 29, at 7 p.m., at Literary Witnesses, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave. (at Franklin) in Minneapolis.
Today we celebrate the legacy of Earl Palmer, considered by many to be the greatest drummer of the rock roll era. Palmer passed away on September 19 after a lengthy illness. But he leaves behind many great and memorable recordings, some of which we play during Hour 2 of today’s show.
Preview of Norwegian artists Annbjørg Lien and Sondre Bratland who will be in concert this coming Sunday, Sept 28th, 2PM, at Mindekirken (Norwegian Memorial Lutheran church), 921 E 21st St in Minneapolis. Entitled På Kyrkevieien (On the way to church), this concert is presented as a part of the 21st annual Leiv Erickson Festival.
Reaction to the bailout proposal and another loss of a local musician, Jose Carrera of Venezuela. In the second hour, Rob Simonds, from the Cedar Cultural Center, is live in studio for an interview and preview of the Nordic Roots 10th final Annual Festival coming up.