Objects in Mirror

Objects in Mirror: July 13, 2009 Archive

Use MPRNewsQ's timelines to track stories

Posted at 8:50 AM on July 13, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

This morning NewsQ keeps focus on the two Somali men from Minneapolis were reportedly killed in Mogadishu over the weekend. Track the missing Somali men on the scrolling (and text) timeline to see how these stories intersect.

Other timeline examples from mprnewsq.org:

* Twin Cities community activist Omar Jamal: From Mogadishu to Minneapolis
* Sen. Eugene McCarthy's life and political career
* Minnesota's global faces: An immigration timeline

Celebrate American song with a free download

Posted at 3:50 PM on July 13, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

According to classicalmpr.org, you can get a free download of Thomas Hampson's 'Song of America' recital courtesy the artist and MPR via InstantEncore:

Thomas Hampson chose America's heartland - specifically Minnesota's bluff country - to kick off his Song of America tour. He gave a spectacular recital from three centuries of song at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival in Winona. You can download the concert fro free as well as Hampson's musings on the music he loves so dearly.

Download directions from the feature, numbers mine:

1. Here's how you can get your free download of Thomas Hampson's 'Song of America' : Go to Instant Encore (http://instantencore.com/)

2. Enter the following in the "Download Code" text box in the upper right of the page: THSOA2009

I'll add number three: Enjoy.

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