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Each year, Jazz88 presents a graduating senior who participated, and excelled, in the Creative Media Production course at North High School with the Art Colberg Memorial Scholarship. This year, two Colberg Scholarships were awarded, and Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with one of the recipients, Kyree Wilson. Kyree talked about her experience in the Creative Media...
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After 24 years of coaching boys high school basketball in Minneapolis, Larry McKenzie has decided it’s time to put away the whistle and clipboard. Manny Hill talks with Coach McKenzie about why now was the time to step away and focus on other aspects of life, and also the lasting impact he’s had on the...
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220727110436-TMSFLOWAOA_04512_072722.mp3 We spoke about the Age of Age Exhibit with Dr. Barbara Bridges of Art to Change the World. Plus, details on other projects and ways to join this non-profit coalition using art to create social change. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220721113701-TMSACCEJuly20_04507_072022.mp3   We spoke with Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s State Climatologist, Luigi Romolo, about heat warnings and the thresholds needed to issue those alerts. Plus, some safety reminders about taking care of yourself and others in hot weather. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220719101057-TMSYNNSJ_04521_071922.mp3   Noor Adwan, intern at the Sahan Journal, joined The Morning Show to discuss her article on the Urban Bird Collective, the nature gap that exists in BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities, and why organizations looking to close this gap are important. Sahan Journal a web-based news organization covering Minnesota’s underrepresented communities, see today’s headlines...
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220714095531-YNNMSR071222Edit.mp3 Minnesota Spokeman-Recorder’s Charles Hallman joined The Morning Show to discuss his articles on the naming of the Hiawatha Golf Course Clubhouse after groundbreaking Black golfer Solomon Hughes, Sr. and an update on competing plans for the course. Find more of Charles Hallman’s work here.   More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220714103754-TMSAACE071222_04507_071322.mp3   Minnesota Department of Natural Resources State Climatologist, Luigi Romolo, joins The Morning Show to answer your climate and weather questions. Luigi discussed some of the key benefits of sustained rains versus quick downpours, plus an update on rainfall totals in the Twin Cities for the season. Send your questions for Luigi to reed@jazz88.fm....
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Rochelle Cox took over as Interim Superintendent at Minneapolis Public Schools on July 1, and she is already hitting the ground running. She talks with Manny Hill about her previous work at MPS, shares her excitement about this opportunity, and what she has planned for the district for the 2022-23 school year. More Posts for...
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  https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220704074924-MinnesotaJazzLegendsFull2022.mp3   This spring Patty Peterson honored our Minnesota Jazz Legends for 2022. This year’s honorees included big band leader and educator, Dr. Steve Wright, bassist and author, Ollie Lyle, Minnesota Music Hall Of Fame recipient and pianist/vocalist, Linda Peterson, and Brazilian born pianist, the late Manfredo Fest. Minnesota Jazz Legends is Jazz88’s series...
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220701090943-TMSAAPEFireworkspixEdit.mp3   Gil Dignen, instructor with Minneapolis Public Schools Community Ed, joins The Morning Show with tips on improving any photos you take of fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. Gil teaches several classes on Photography with MPS’s Adult Enrichment program, find out more here. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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