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Javier Matos is one of the many who work day jobs in addition to performing music. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, in Javier’s so-called office…his backyard…Javier reflected on his musical career and his rediscovery of the blues during this pandemic. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200821114607-JavierMatosCovidResponse.mp3 Twin Cities This Week and Twin Cities Weekend each air three times per week...
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Back-to-school is a time loaded with anticipation in normal times… so how can parents best assure their kids’ school success in a Covid-19 world? Urania Roque Vanyo from LSS Metro Youth & Family Services suggests some strategies: https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200828155626-NEWSLSSUraniaParentsHelpKidsSucceed_90312_.mp3   Urania mentioned these links as resources in this chat: LSS Parenting Support Services LSS Programs In...
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The Community Education wing of Minneapolis Public Schools has a new leader. Anthony Williams is an Edison High and U of M grad with broad and deep experience in adult education, one of the major parts of the Community Ed mission. Williams tells Jazz88’s Travis Ryder about how his department is rising to meet the...
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Allison Miller from LSS Behavioral Health shares communication and coping strategies for couples finding friction while both parties work or caretake kids from home. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200826173718-LSSDailyLivingAllisonMillerCouplesDuringPandemic.mp3 Originally aired Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 on The Morning Show with Travis Ryder. ← All Posts for Show The Morning Show
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With the planned return to Distance Learning for fall classes and the continued trauma around police brutality and community destruction, how is Minneapolis Public Schools going to meet the social-emotional needs of its 35,000 students?  Counseling Services manager Derek Francis visits with Emily Reese. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200821121308-MPSCounselingDerekFrancis200821.mp3 Originally aired Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 on The Morning Show...
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Jazz88 and its licensee Minneapolis Public Schools are pleased to announce the hire of Dan Larkin to the position of Jazz88 KBEM Station Manager. A native of Blue Earth, Minn., Larkin brings over 20 years of broadcast experience including on-air, production, and management positions at small- and large-market commercial stations and nationally-syndicated programs across the...
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A portable or car radio works when digital TV and WiFi can’t.  When the power goes out, that’s when you likely need your radio for updated information. Unfortunately, power outages can also take Jazz88 off the air! Over the past few years, KBEM’s technical staff has eliminated most of the “single points of failure” that...
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KBEM/North High Radio curriculum student Art Colberg was known as a natural on the air during his time with the station between 1998 and 2001, and quick to help his fellow students get comfortable behind the mic.  Even though he passed away in an accident in 2004, his memory has been continuing to help students...
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Jazz88 KBEM-FM is seeking an individual or agency who will operate as an independent agent to solicit and acquire business and corporate sponsorship. Jazz88 has experienced a significant growth in listenership; potential interest in meeting client marketing needs is strong. This is a great opportunity to present to potential clients a marketing avenue for reaching...
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Looking for an opportunity to apply your talents and help Minnesota’s jazz station do its important work, all in as little as 3 to 6 hours per week?  Take a look at this list of current volunteer openings.  If one or more sound like a fit for you, email us for a consultation and tour....
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