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Learning About the African Diaspora Helps Kids Grow into Leaders

  Anthony Galloway knows ARTS-Us, both personally and professionally. He grew up in the Saint Paul program, immersed in learning about the cultural heritage of the African...

‘Trampled by Turtles’ Is On Fire

The Duluth natives behind Trampled by Turtles practically perform at the speed of light - and their songs, which cover topics such as loneliness and the...

The Cactus Blossoms Will Make You Hanker After Another Era

  Do The Cactus Blossoms make you hanker for a country dance on wooden floorboards, a hint of magnolia in the air? Enjoy their timeless sound - and...

Just Let The Roe Family Singers Delight You

  Old-time hillbilly band The Roe Family Singers perform live at TPT studios in Lowertown, Saint Paul. The band recalls their origin story, their fondness...

7 MN Music-Makers Put Their Own Stamp on Country

Dive in to the task of tracing the precise origins of country music, and you're bound to discover that the experience is filled with...

Native Women Revive Tradition Through Drum Beats and Song

  On a recent afternoon, about a dozen Anishinaabe women and girls assembled at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to sing old...

A Photographer Wanders the Great Minnesota Get-Together

I'm an extreme extrovert – I thrive when I’m around others, and I love talking to and meeting new people. So, when I decided...

Kevin Kling and a One-Way Ticket to the MN State Fair

  Kevin Kling and TPT go WAY back. Kevin first appeared on Almanac as a young performer in the summer of 1985. For the past...

The Okee Dokee Brothers Will Charm You to Shreds

  Inspired by a shared childhood spent outside, The Okee Dokee Brothers' Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing create bluegrass- and folk-inspired children's music that encourages...

Chosen or Unchosen: Meet MN State Fair Commemorative Artist R.J. Kern

  R.J. Kern was chosen by the Minnesota State Fair to create the 2019 Commemorative Art work. The first photographer to be commissioned by the...