Who The Folk?! Candida Gonzalez

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This week I talk with artist and art consultant Candida Gonzalez. We talk about the importance of art in the coronavirus era, the intersectionality of being a queer, Russian/Puerto Rican Jew, and paying reparations, on this week’s who the folk Podcast. Please subscribe to the Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more, and […]

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Who The Folk?! Madalina Kelner

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Madalina Kelner, is a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and an artist who will be presenting her first post-graduate gallery show, Behind The Veil, later this month at the Homewood Studio in North Minneapolis. We talk about the strangest senior year ever, what her plans for the future are, and how Behind the […]

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The Crate: Online Author Talk with Deborah Levison

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Writer Debbie Levison joined us on the day after Yom HaShoah 2020 to discuss her multi-award-winning debut book, The Crate; the saga of how her parents survived the Holocaust; and her experience as a second-generation survivor of their traumas. In parts devastating and joyful in spite of the pain of Shoah, her storytelling is immersive […]

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‘B-List Seder’ To Raise Money In Coronavirus Fight

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Last Saturday night, a bunch of A-list celebrities – some Jewish, some not – helped raise millions of dollars for the CDC Foundation with the Saturday Night Seder. Lea Kalisch watched and not only wondered why she wasn’t part of the livestreamed event – she said “I could do this myself.” So, with the help […]

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Who The Folk?! Leo Dworsky

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This week we’re joined by Leo Dworsky, a 16-year-old St. Louis Park High School junior who is a finalist in the MPR Classical Minnesota Varsity competition. We talk about his start in singing, why he likes to teach, and what it would mean to get your vote, on this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast. Please […]

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‘TRYmester’ Takes Artistic Look At Fertility Journeys

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Art has always had a way of connecting audiences with the subject matter. This is exactly what the show TRYmester: Jewish Fertility Journeys Out Loud will attempt to do when it comes to the Sabes JCC. The show was scheduled for Sunday, March 22, was postponed due to the coronavirus. It will be presented on […]

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Musical Genius of Leiber & Stoller Shines in ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ at the Ordway

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If you haven’t heard of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, two nice Jewish fellows from the East Coast who met in Los Angeles in 1950, you’ve likely heard their songs. Their many, many toe-tapping melodies popularized by talent such as Elvis Presley, The Drifters, Peggy Lee and the Shangri-Las.  You know these little diddies: “Hound […]

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TC Jewish Film Fest Celebrating 25th Year Going Beyond The Screen

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For the 25th anniversary of the Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival, it’s not just enough to have a full two weeks of films. This year, the JCCs are adding something extra to almost every film. This year’s festival has a “beyond the screen” experience to almost every one of the 15 films, which included 3 […]

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