Art in the public schools
We talk with Mike Hyatt, Music Education Coordinator and Director of the Professional Development & Research Group for the Perpich Center about pressures on arts educators by standardized testing, the value of an arts education, and about how the lofty ideals propounded in the Central Office trickle down to arts educators around the state.
"A Body of Water" looks at a body of memory
What would you do if you woke up one morning, and didn't recognize where you were? Not only that, you didn't know WHO you were? A new Lee Blessing play at the Guthrie Lab in Minneapolis called "A Body of Water" explores the fluid nature of memory.
Princess and a pea
A visit backstage to the Blaine High School production of "Once Upon A Mattress."
Interview with Dan Zanes about making folk music relevant to children.
MPR Books Forum
The MPR Books Forum is the perfect space for all of us to discuss authors and all types of writing, but it wouldn't be complete without a host. MPR's own Marianne Combs, host of State of the Arts and a passionate reader, will be here to share her own take on books and guide discussions.