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Brian Pertl is the dean of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. He spoke with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the Lawrence Faculty Jazz Quartet and their upcoming show at the Dakota on Tuesday, October 17. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20171013072809114.mp3 Originally aired on The Morning Show, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 ← All Posts for Show...
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Storyteller Nothando Zulu stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the 26th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival, “Signifyin’ & Testifyin.” The free, family-friendly event starts tonight and runs through Saturday night. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20170929074240105.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Sept. 28 on The Morning Show with Emily Reese.  
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It is a great privilege and honor to announce that KBEM has been voted into the Minnesota Blues Society’s  Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in the category of ‘Blues Art, Literature and Media.’  This honor is awarded to an individual or entity with at least twenty years of history performing at the highest level of achievement...
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The Minnesota State Fair is underway August 24 through Labor Day, and Jazz88 broadcast live from The Great Minnesota Get-Together Friday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., from the Education Building on the east side of the fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. This appearance is possible thanks to the efforts of the independent public radio cooperative Ampers, which also has a...
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It was a busy weekend with the Selby Avenue Jazz Fest Saturday, September 9 and the St. Paul Classic Bike Tour  Sunday, September 10. We were out at both events. Kevin Barnes visited with fans at the Jazz88 tent. The 16th Annual Selby Avenue Jazz Fest was Saturday, September 9th, 11a to 8p at the intersection of...
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Join us for our Jazz88 Last Days of Summer River Cruise on the Magnolia Blossom Riverboat. We push off from Crosby Park on Friday, September 1st , at 7:30 p.m. Come aboard starting at 7 p.m. The Cruise features live music, a dinner buffet, cash bar, prize drawings and more. This is one of our most...
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Join us for a height of the season celebration of our  local food, farm and music scene with a live broadcast from the Mill City Farmers Market, on the riverfront in downtown Minneapolis.  We’ll be live Saturday morning, September 1st , from 8 to 11 a.m. Phil Nusbaum will broadcast live.  Stop down and visit! ←...
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Since 2006, the FLOW Northside Arts Crawl has become both a community celebration and premier art event in North Minneapolis. FLOW is a non-juried, self-guided tour of studios, galleries, theaters and commercial and vacant spaces transformed into open-air arts and cultural presentations over a mile and half of the West Broadway corridor. From b-boys to ballet,...
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Celebrate Summer at our annual  Jazz in the Vineyard Social, Sunday afternoon, August 6th ,  at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings! The gathering features a delightful lunch spread from Emily’s Bakery & Deli in Hastings, Sangria from Alexis Bailly and live Brazilian jazz performed by Pavel Jany and Ticket to Brasil. The social runs 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and...
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