Minnesota Public Radio at the 2011 State Fair

Schedule

Thurs, Aug 25

11 am - 1 pm
Midday live broadcast with Gary Eichten
11 am: Weather Quiz with Mark Seeley
12 noon: Senator Al Franken

3 - 6 pm
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia
4 pm: Two Harbors performance

6 - 9 pm
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Fri, Aug 26

11am - 1 pm:
Classical Live Performance
11 am: Chad Hoopes live performance with Classical MPR's Steve Staruch
12 noon: Minnesota Varsity Finalists with Classical MPR's Daniel Gilliam

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia
4 pm: Rogue Valley performance

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Sat, Aug 27

9 am – 2 pm:
Tell us why you love MPR – step into our recording booth and record your Member message today.

11 am - 1 pm:
"If I Were Harry Potter" Fair-goer participation game

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Steve Seel and Jill Riley
3 pm: The Twilight Hours perfomance
4 pm: Stephanie Curtis, Movie Maven Trivia

6 - 9 pm:
Radio Free Current live broadcast with David Campbell and Jill Riley

Sun, Aug 28

11 am - 1 pm:
Classical Live Performance Copper Street Brass, hosted by Alison Young

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Barb Abney

6 pm:
The Local Show live broadcast with David Campbell and performance from Peter Wolf Crier

7 pm:
The Local Show live broadcast with David Campbell with guest host Sean McPherson and local music trivia

Mon, Aug 29

11 am - 1 pm:
Midday live broadcast with Gary Eichten
11 am: Senator Amy Klobuchar
12 noon: Veterinarian Dr. Kate An Hunter

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia
4 pm: Jeremy Messersmith performance

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Tues, Aug 30

9 am – 2 pm:
Tell us why you love MPR – step into our recording booth and record your Member message today.

11 am:
Classical Live Performance: Showtune sing-along with Kevin Rotty and Jen Santoro Rotty

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia
4 pm: Communist Daughter performance

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Wed, Aug 31

11 am - 1 pm:
Classical Live Performance with John Birge
11 am: Trombone Choir
12 noon: Brooklyn Rider

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia
4 pm: Sims

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Thur, Sept 1

9 am - 11 am
Midmorning live broadcast with Kerri Miller
9 am: Rudy Maxa
10 am: Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

3 - 6 pm:
UPDATE! The Current live broadcast with Jill Riley
4 pm: Haley Bonar performance

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Fri, Sept 2:

MPR DAY!

Carousel Park:

9 am – 2 pm:
Tell us why you love MPR – Look for a Membership Representative and record your Member message today.

11 am - 12 noon:
Midday "A Look at the Economy and Our Personal Finances" hosted by Gary Eichten, featuring Chris Farrell, Economics Editor, Marketplace Money and Louis Johnston, Economics Professor, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

12 noon - 1 pm:
Midday live broadcast with Gary Eichten and guest Garrison Keillor

1 pm:
MPR Group Photo with Gary Eichten and Cathy Wurzer: Wear your MPR Gear to the fair and be part of the MPR photo at Carousel Park!

2 - 3 pm:
VocalEssence live performance with Classical MPR's John Birge

4 - 5 pm:
4onthefloor live performance presented by The Current with Mark Wheat

MPR Booth:

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mary Lucia

6 - 9 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat

Grandstand:

7:45 pm:
A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

Sat, Sept 3

11 am - 1 pm:
The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper with special guests Jane & Michael Stern

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Steve Seel and Jill Riley
4 pm: Dining with Dara

6 - 9 pm:
Radio Free Current live broadcast with David Campbell and Jill Riley

Sun, Sept 4

11 am:
The Copper Street Brass live performance with Classical MPR's Bill Morelock

3 - 6 pm :
The Current live broadcast with Bill DeVille

6 pm:
The Local Show live broadcast with David Campbell and performance from Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps

7 pm:
The Local Show live broadcast with David Campbell with guest host Sean McPherson and local music trivia

Mon, Sept 5

11 am - 1 pm:
Midday live broadcast with Gary Eichten
11 am: Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis
12 noon: Howard Sinker's annual sports Labor Day extravaganza

3 - 6 pm:
The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat
4 pm: Tapes n Tapes performance