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May 8, 2018

With more than 10,000 lakes and more shoreline than Florida, Hawaii, and California combined, it’s difficult to travel anywhere in Minnesota without crossing a lake, waterfall or river. The name Minneapolis even comes from a combination of the Dakota Sioux word "mini," meaning water and the Greek word "apolis" meaning...


Apr 24, 2018

Artist density in Minnesota is 150% greater than the national average,  Minnesota is second to only New York City in theatre employment, and Minnesotans lay claim to icons like Bob Dylan, The Replacements, and Rhyme sayers record label.

Despite overwhelming participation in the arts, Minnesota artists receive limited...


Apr 10, 2018

Within Minneapolis and St. Paul there are 84 neighborhoods. Unique enclaves scattered with shops, parks, museums, and Universities. Boundaries are blurry but when meandering from one to another, distinct identities emerge. On this show, we stroll through one of the 84 neighborhoods that, in it’s odd uniqueness,...


Apr 3, 2018

It’s cold here. Embracing it instills community in very different ways. In this episode we visit the spaces shifting the paradigm of what it means to gather during winter.

Music by Enjoy the Cat, the Limozine Group, Zack Baltich,

This episode marks the halfway point of Season 1. To hear plans for season 2 and beyond,...


Mar 27, 2018

This week on Deep North: the climate controlled hallways that elevate Minneapolis and St. Paul humans to the second floor. The value of these skyways is a contentious issue. Some say they kill street life and hurt small business.  Others see the skyways as an asset for less mobile populations, and a comfortable way to...