Arts & Culture
- Artists from Middle Eastern cultures find new home, new life in the Twin Cities
When watching the news it's not uncommon to come across stories reporting on "the Islamic world" or "the Middle East;" such terms lump together an amazing array of diverse cultures and identities.The Daily Circuit, December 26, 2013
- The best local music of 2013
The Current's music reporter Andrea Swensson and l'etoile Magazine's Jon Hunt discuss what's been happening in local music this year.The Daily Circuit, December 24, 2013
- How to build a happy city
Author Charles Montgomery traveled the world to study what made some cities happier than others.The Daily Circuit, December 23, 2013
- Grammy puts Okee Dokee Brothers into national spotlight in 2013
For The Okee Dokee Brothers, 2013 was the year they went from local favorites to national stars.The Daily Circuit, December 20, 2013
- A decade of heartwrenching moments preserved through StoryCorps
StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay joins us to discuss his new book, "Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps."The Daily Circuit, December 20, 2013
- The best films of 2013
For this week's Screen Time, Tom Weber and Stephanie Curtis discuss their favorite movies of the year.The Daily Circuit, December 18, 2013
- Parents of Zach Sobiech reflect on his legacy
As part of a year-end series with Minnesota newsmakers, Tom Weber speaks with the parents of Zach Sobiech. His song, written after his terminal cancer diagnosis, was a viral hit on YouTube.The Daily Circuit, December 16, 2013
- Defining the young adult novel
Author Pete Hautman wrote a piece criticizing our poll to determine the best young adult novel of all time, arguing many of the books on the list aren't actually YA.The Daily Circuit, December 12, 2013
- In 'The Living,' Matt de la Pena weaves disaster, race, class
As part of our series on authors of young adult novels, Matt de la Pena joins us to talk about his latest thriller.The Daily Circuit, December 12, 2013
- The best family films of 2013
Kerri and Stephanie will look at back the best films for kids and families from 2013.The Daily Circuit, December 11, 2013
- Gene Luen Yang on creating graphic novels out of 'mini-obsessions'
His latest graphic novel set, 'Boxers & Saints,' is part of our series on young adult literature.The Daily Circuit, December 11, 2013
- Talking Volumes: Michael Connelly on 'The Gods of Guilt'
We air Kerri Miller's conversation with crime novelist Michael Connelly earlier this month at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.The Daily Circuit, December 9, 2013
- Christmas songs, both frightful and delightful
Philip Brunelle uses his musical powers for good, and not so good.The Daily Circuit, December 9, 2013
- Behind the scenes with 'Mandela: An Audio History'
Producer shares his experiences in making a radio documentary about the life and times of Nelson Mandela.The Daily Circuit, December 6, 2013
- Alex Gibney on searching for the truth in 'The Armstrong Lie'
Director Alex Gibney joins us to discuss his new documentary about cyclist Lance Armstrong and the doping scandal that brought him down.The Daily Circuit, December 5, 2013
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