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Technology & Engineering
The first urban public elementary school observatory resides at Hall STEM Academy in Minneapolis! The observatory launched in mid-November, and it’s brought plenty of excitement to the MPS community. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Hall STEM Coordinator, Joel Halvorson, about how the idea of the observatory came about, what it all contains, and the next...
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What’s happening in the month of November at Minneapolis Public Schools? Interim Superintendent Rochelle Cox shares all with Jazz88’s Manny Hill, including the launch of a unique observatory at Hall STEM Academy, what the district has planned for Election Day, National American Indian Involvement Week, and much more! More Posts for Shows: Jazz with Class,...
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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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Slam Academy is place for musicians to learn the digital side of music-making, whether as a producer, a DJ, a composer, a recording technician, a sound designer, or any number of ways technology is used in all corners of today’s music industry. Co-founder J. Anthony Allen and Recruitment Specialist Tanya Lano joined Emily Reese on...
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If you have an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot device, you now have an easy way to access Jazz88 live streams, on-demand programs, and more. The Jazz88 Alexa Skill is free to enable.  The voice-assistant devices themselves are available on Amazon and also in brick-and-mortar retailers like Target and Best Buy. You can tune into what’s currently...
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