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Peter Solomon spoke with Cathy McLeer, State Director for AARP Minnesota, about the Twin Cities Winter Jazz Fest. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with singer Jamecia Bennett about her concert Friday, February 23rd at the Ordway, which she says will celebrate the the evolution of music from African roots to jazz, blues, and soul. Bennett is a resident artist at the Ordway. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Minneapolis Public Schools Interim Superintendent Rochelle Cox spoke with our own Manny Hill, Executive Producer of MPS Voices, about a busy–but exciting–October for MPS, and about some of the important events and celebrations happening in the month. Listen: More Posts for Show: School News
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Looking for a fun way to stay active this fall? Minneapolis Public Schools is once again participating in “Walk & Roll to School Day” on Wednesday, October 4, followed by its own local event, “Let’s Roll MPS” the following Wednesday, October 11. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with MPS Active Living Coordinator, Jenny Bordon, about both...
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Minneapolis Public Schools is celebrating Latin American Heritage Month through mid-October. Jazz88’s Manny Hill joined MPS’ Office of Latine Achievement (OLA) Director, Marion Tizon, to talk about what the office has planned for celebrations, including a literacy event coming up in October, and how families can find out more information. Listen here: More Posts for...
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Minneapolis Public Schools’ Black Parent Advisory Council (BPAC) is hosting a back-to-school resource fair at Bethune Arts Elementary on Monday, September 18, from 6 – 8 PM. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with MPS Engagement & Outreach Specialist, Tiki Blackamore, about the event, and what families can expect when they attend. Listen here: More Posts for...
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Minneapolis Community Education is presenting its annual summer production, a musical adaptation of the film, Bring It On, playing at Southwest High School now through July 22. Jazz88 summer interns RJ, Lorelei, and Cristian spoke with actor Ari Sanford and Student Engagement Coordinator JoEllyn Jolstad about the cast, and how the show was put together....
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Jazz88’s Manny Hill is joined by Minneapolis Public Schools Interim Superintendent Rochelle Cox for the last time of this 2022-23 school year. Supt. Cox recaps the year, shouts out the MPS Shines winners for the month of May, and looks ahead to MPS events and programs coming up during the summer. Listen: More Posts for...
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Minneapolis Public Schools is set to host another Mental Health Caregiver Institute on Saturday, June 3, and it will be open to all MPS families. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Program Coordinator Yolonda Rogers about what attendees can expect at Saturday’s event, and how families can sign up if they haven’t already. Listen: More Posts...
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Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Minneapolis Public Schools Interim Superintendent, Rochelle Cox, about the increased graduation rates around the district, Teacher Appreciation Week (5/8-5/12/23), and how the district plans to celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Superintendent Cox also highlights the MPS Shines winners for the month of April. Listen: More Posts for Shows:...
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