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St. Paul is at the center of an emerging group of Hmong writers

2003
Oct 30, 2003

St. Paul is at the center of an emerging group of Hmong writers. That's may not seem all that remarkable, until you consider that Hmong people had no written language at all until 1952. Before then, Hmong story-telling relied on oral traditions.

Biggest selling Swedish author tells all to Euan Kerr

2003
Oct 29, 2003

If you travelled to Pajala (PIE-eh-lah), a tiny town in far northern Sweden, you would meet people who sound a little like this: (7918- Play up full for about five seconds then fade under next bit of intro.

Word of Mouth

2003
Oct 24, 2003

A radio guide to the arts.

Art and artists around the state this week

2003
Oct 24, 2003

The Word of Mouth Art's Round-up.

Hip Hop Moves festival give props to hip hop originators

2003
Oct 24, 2003

Dancer and choreographer Rennie Harris says the term "hip-hop" dates back to the 1930's.

In her latest book "Where No Gods Came," Minnesota author Sheila O'Connor shows that even dysfunctional families are important social structures

2003
Oct 23, 2003

In her latest book "Where No Gods Came," Minnesota author Sheila O'Connor tells the story of 12-year-old Faina McCoy, who is sent to Minneapolis to live with the alcoholic mother who abandoned her years ago.

Congress appropriated nearly nine-million dollars to build the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Center for Community Building on the site of Neighborhood House on St. Paul's West Side

2003
Oct 21, 2003

In the days after Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone's death a year ago, politicians from across the political spectrum said they would help build a memorial to him at a St. Paul community center.

Art is good

2003
Oct 17, 2003

Word of Mouth's Art's round-up.

Word of Mouth

2003
Oct 10, 2003

Chris Roberts talks on art and artists in this week's Word of Mouth Art's round-up

Guthrie will be among theaters presenting Shakespeare on US military bases

2003
Oct 10, 2003

A dose of Shakespearean doggerel may soon join the more traditional USO entertainment that provides U.S. troops with some relief from 6-mile marches, combat drills and cleaning details.

Minneapolis school students make move about activist nuns

2003
Oct 8, 2003

The documentary "Four Sisters for Peace" was created by the students of Southside Family School in Minneapolis with their help of their teacher Susie Oppenheim and Twin Cities filmmaker Mike Hazard.

Art Mob

2003
Oct 6, 2003

Collecting Art. For many it's a past-time that reeks of elitism, money, and mystery. But the Weisman Art Museum is out to prove that buying your own personal masterpiece is not only fun, it's affordable This weekend it launched Art Mob, an educational program for aspiring art collectors.

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