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Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: get out and look, just in case

Despite what seems like a never-ending stretch of clouds and cool temperatures, Bob King says get outside after 11pm (twilight is extra-long these days) and look up. You just might be surprised at what you can see.
You can read more Astro Bob on his blog, including his latest post here . Also, Bob made some recommendations about telescopes in this program. Here is the link he recommended:

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6/3 Live From Studio A: Sing! A Women's Chorus

Mags David formed this women's chorus in 1999 with a small group of beginners learning how to sing. The group has since expanded to 30-plus members, have released an EP, and have performed steadily including at several Homegrown Music Festivals. The group's repertoire is a mix of traditional songs from the U.S., Europe, and West Africa as well as David's originals and includes a playful mashup of Al Sparhawk of Low's "Don't Drop the Baby" and Jean Ritchie's "What'll I Do With the Baby-o?"...

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Trevor Murphy

Go To Gigs 6/13

Camille Martsen A key member of Jacob Mahon & the Salty Dogs, Camille plays solo with an acoustic folk sound Ursa Minor Brewing Thursday, June 13 | 6pm | free | all ages

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Features music from Harper, Mary Cutrufello, Ol' Yeller, and more.

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Features music from Dar Williams, John Gorka, Jorma Kaukonen and more.

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Peter Mayer, Stuart Davis, Low, and more.

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Our in-studio session with singer/songwriter Joanna James from March 3rd 2006

Joanna James website

Chris Koza and Beau Kinstler join us in the studio Friday, Feb. 24 at 1pm to preview their show at Beaner's Central.

Chris Koza and Beau Kinstler join us in the studio Friday, Feb. 24 at 1pm to preview their show at Beaner's Central.

Thursday, March 2nd at 4pm.

Get ready for a great jazz session with saxophonist Frank Morgan and pianist George Cables. It's a preview of their Friday, March 3rd concert at the Weber Music Hall at UMD.

Listen to our archived session with Nordic Voices, recorded at the Weber Music Hall on Feb. 24th.

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We're currently experiencing a technical issue with our home page streaming player. The good news is that while we work on that, you still have several options for streaming KUMD online. Not sure which one to choose? Try the MP3 stream, which works well for many computers and devices.

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49th Annual Park Point Art Fair 6/29

May 22, 2019
Park Point Art Fair
Park Point Art Fair

On June 29th & 30th you'll find over 120 talented artists from the Midwest and beyond displaying their clay, fiber, glass, painting, photography, jewelry, woodworking, and sculpture art. Admission and parking are free, and food vendors will be selling everything from BBQ to ice cream.

The event will be located at the end of Park Point from 10:00am-5:00pm on the last weekend of June.

KUMD and First Avenue presents Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront Festival Park July 6!

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KUMD Live from Studio A Volume 1

KUMD is pleased to announce the release of Live from Studio A Volume 1 , a collection of 16 tracks recorded in our studios over the past several years.

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