Minnesota Public Radio features by Avital Rabinowitz http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31256 en-us Copyright 2015 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:01:17 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Avital Rabinowitz http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 The sights and sounds of Charleston: Part 5 In our final segment, we journey to Fort Sumter, the National historic monument which saw the first shots of the American Civil War. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/05/the-sights-and-sounds-of-charleston-part-5?refid=0 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500 The sights and sounds of Charleston: Part 4 In part four of our exploration of the city, we head to Cabbage Row to take a look at the street that inspired Catfish Row, the setting of Gershwin's opera "Porgy and Bess." http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/04/the-sights-and-sounds-of-charleston-part-4?refid=0 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500 The sights and sounds of Charleston: Part 3 In part three of our tour, we join Eric Lavender and Captain Bob of Charleston Pirate Tours for -- what else? -- a look at Charleston's swashbuckling past. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/03/the-sights-and-sounds-of-charleston-part-3?refid=0 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500 The sights and sounds of Charleston: Part 2 For part two of our exploration of Charleston, SC, we embark on a horse-drawn carriage tour through the heart of the historic city. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/02/the-sights-and-sounds-of-charleston-part-2?refid=0 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500 The sights and sounds of Charleston: Part 1 Join us every day this week for a virtual tour of charming Charleston, SC, as we feature the sights and sounds of the Holy City alongside musical highlights from the Spoleto Festival USA. Today, we're heading to Poogan's Porch, an iconic Charleston eatery famous for their delicious buttermilk biscuits. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/01/the-sights-and-sounds-of-charleston?refid=0 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Verdi recording roundup This October, we celebrate the bicentennial of Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. In honor of this musical milestone, several of today's most prominent opera singers and ensembles have recorded albums devoted entirely to Verdi's music. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/10/09/verdi-recording-roundup?refid=0 Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:50:00 -0500 Meet the Men's Chorale of Luxembourg The 45-member choir is making its first U.S. tour, which includes stops in Winona, Minn., and in Minneapolis before heading off to Los Angeles and New York. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/08/12/meet-the-mens-chorale-of-luxembourg?refid=0 Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:00:00 -0500