Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Now Hear This! Recent Audio Highlights from KAXE

Here are some recent highlights from 91.7 KAXE:

Jarrod Stone Dahl talks about the ash baskets, snowshoes, toboggans, birch bark canoes, and other “Goods From The Woods” he and his wife, April, make at their business, Wood Spirit.
Edible Landscapes
Maggie Montgomery talks with University of Minnesota-Duluth Building and Grounds Director, Candace Richards, about converting areas of the campus to growing food and reviving the school orchard.

The Scene at Hawk Ridge Observatory in Duluth
Education Director at the Hawk Ridge, Debbie Waters.

The Overlooked Role of the Iron Range in US History: Vermilion Community College History Instructor, Pam Brumfeld.

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins talked to Heidi this week on RGW. He remembers trying to impress his parent’s friends by pretending to read the encyclopedia. Sometimes upside down. Words and poetry were what he wanted to do when he grew up. What did YOU want to be when you grew up? You can get tickets to Billy Collins appearance in Bemidji on Sept. 25th. Hear more author interviews on the RealGoodWords page.

There's one rule about starting a speech with a joke: NO JOKES!
Check out more in Aaron's blog Get more contributions and stories at the Between You and Me page.

Aurora Baer in-Studio
I had been hearing about this really good songwriter from the Iron Range. A young girl. Musicians who stopped by the station would mention her name. From Aitkin. Promoters of festivals would be excited to have her. Also plays the harmonica. Producers would expect her to, "not be around here long, this girl is going places". And they were right. Read More...

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