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Emily Reese
The Love Show has become a Valentine’s Day tradition at St. Kate’s. Performer Dane Stauffer has been a part of The Love Show for seven years. Music alternates with storytelling from the esteemed Kevin Kling, and other performers include Marc Anderson, Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Simone Perrin and Claudia Schmidt. Dane chatted with Jazz88’s Emily...
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Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the variety the Beaujolais region (France) has to offer and to talk about her upcoming class, “Winter Warmers.”  Highlighted producers Nicole Chanrion Sparkling white and still reds – a 50+ year-old woman who tends to her vines and works the cellar herself. A master within the region. Jean...
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Pianist Richard Johnson and his trio will play Dave Brubeck’s Time Out album in its entirety this week at Vieux-Carre. He talked with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the importance and uniqueness of the album, and hinted that he has new music of his own on the way. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190206111156-RichardJohnsonTimeOutVieuxCarre2018.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Feb. 6th on the...
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State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about this week’s snow event, and how far we are from our average snowfall this year. He explains how freezing rain forms, and we talk about fallout from last week’s polar vortex. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190205094429-StateClimatologistLuigiRomolo190205.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Feb. 5th on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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State climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about the dangerously cold wind chills terrorizing the Midwest this week, and explains what the difference is between a climatologist and a meteorologist. We’ll be talking with Luigi each Tuesday morning at 8:20 on the Morning Show about the weather we experience as Minnesotans. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190129102527-ClimatologistLuigiRomolo190129.mp3...
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Sommelier Jill Mott came to Jazz88 to talk about how to buy wine, how to describe what you want and why money matters. She also spoke about knowing your importers, and how that can help you find wines you like. Here is a list of importers she discussed: Jenny & Francois: http://www.jennyandfrancois.com/ Louis Dressner: http://louisdressner.com/ Selection Massale: https://www.selectionmassale.com/...
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Minnesota Orchestra is spending the week in North Minneapolis through Jan. 27, 2019. The week is part of their Common Chords program, which in the past, meant the Orchestra would spend a week in a town outside the Twin Cities metro. This year, they decided to stay close to home, bringing two full-orchestra concerts to...
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Minneapolis-based Atlantis Quartet came to Jazz88’s Studio 1 to play a few tracks and have a chat about their origins, their influences and their new album, Hello Human. Zacc Harris plays guitar, Brandon Wozniak is the tenor sax player, Chris Bates is on bass and Pete Hennig plays drums in the quartet. Toward the end of...
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Actor Richard Holt and actor/puppeteer Susanna Jennings came by Jazz88 to talk about the production of Mr. Popper’s Penguins now playing at Children’s Theatre Company. Holt plays Mr. Popper himself, and Susanna manages several of the puppets and plays Admiral Drake. The play is adapted from the award-winning children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater,...
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Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88 to talk about low-alcohol options if you want to lower your alcohol intake but still enjoy wine and beer, and offers up some healthier-than-normal home remedies for the cold and flu season. You can follow Jill on Instagram @tomato_bisque Low alcohol wines Most sparkling wines are between 10.5-12.5% German...
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