Wednesday Special http://mtpr.org en Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture http://mtpr.org/post/montana-folk-fest-2014-art-car-culture <p>07/30/2014 - A record 175,000 people from all over the world traveled to Butte for the Montana Folk Festival in 2014. In it's fourth year, the 'Richest Hill on Earth' not only hosted a slew of internationally renowned musicians and visual artists, but unfurled its "Culture of the Car" celebration, demonstrating that folk art thrives everywhere. On the stage, the canvas, even the hood of a station wagon.</p><p><a href="http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php" target="_blank">http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php</a></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22253 at http://mtpr.org Fly Fishing in Montana http://mtpr.org/post/fly-fishing-montana <p>07/16/2014 - An ancient pastime explored in the lives, lore and literature of anglers. The producer takes lessons from one of Montana's legendary fly fishers and in the process&nbsp;visits the towns, streams, history and indoor watering places (saloons), hears whopping fish stories and catches a trout&nbsp;in the Land of the Big Sky.</p><p><a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/35684-fly-fishing-in-montana#description" target="_blank">http://www.prx.org/pieces/35684-fly-fishing-in-montana#description</a></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:44:47 +0000 Sue Ginn 21269 at http://mtpr.org Preview Of The 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11-13, Uptown Butte http://mtpr.org/post/preview-2014-montana-folk-festival-july-11-13-uptown-butte <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>7/9/14: This week on the Wednesday Special, 1:25-1:55pm (following <em>Moyers and Company</em>):&nbsp; a preview of the <a href="http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php" target="_blank">2014 Montana Folk Festival</a>, July 11 - 13, uptown Butte. Clark Grant talks with three musicians featured at the festival:</p><p>Fiddler <a href="http://www.aliciasvigals.com/index.html" target="_blank">Alical Svigals</a>, leader of Alicia Svigals Klezmer Fiddle Express;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 01:22:08 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 21597 at http://mtpr.org Preview Of The 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11-13, Uptown Butte Living on Earth http://mtpr.org/post/living-earth-0 <p>07/02/2014 - Living on Earth</p><p><a href="http://www.loe.org/" target="_blank">http://www.loe.org/</a></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:58:09 +0000 Sue Ginn 21364 at http://mtpr.org Philip Aaberg's "Of The West" http://mtpr.org/post/philip-aabergs-west-0 <p>06/25/2014 - TBA</p><p><a href="http://ofthewest.net" target="_blank">http://ofthewest.net</a></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:29:06 +0000 Sue Ginn 20922 at http://mtpr.org Father's Favorite Shortcut http://mtpr.org/post/fathers-favorite-shortcut <p>06/11/14 - A Father's Day Special, a classic mix of memorable music, clips, and interviews with Dad</p><p><a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/18545-father-s-favorite-shortcut" target="_blank">http://www.prx.org/pieces/18545-father-s-favorite-shortcut</a></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:32:43 +0000 Sue Ginn 20026 at http://mtpr.org Father's Favorite Shortcut Maxine Kumin: Past American Voice http://mtpr.org/post/maxine-kumin-past-american-voice <p>04/30/2014 - We continue the celebration of Poetry Month with a tribute to Maxine Kumin, who died on February 6, 2014 at the age of 88. A former Consultant in Poetry to Library of Congress (now known as the US Poet Laureate), Kumin is heralded for her poetry and her dedication to feminism. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 18120 at http://mtpr.org Maxine Kumin: Past American Voice The Best of Sally Mauk http://mtpr.org/post/best-sally-mauk <p>04/09/2014 - Highlights of some great interviews from the MTPR News Director</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:28:55 +0000 Sue Ginn 16955 at http://mtpr.org Living on Earth Extra http://mtpr.org/post/living-earth-extra-0 <p>03/19/2014 - <strong>Fukishima Nuclear Meltdown Three Years Later</strong>&nbsp; - In 2011 a tsunami caused the meltdown of three nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan. Since then workers have stabilized the reactors but large amounts of leaking radioactive water is still a problem.</p><p><strong>Navy Rescuers Claim Radiation Sickness</strong> - US military personnel aboard Navy ships involved in the Fukushima relief effort are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Company over illnesses they say were caused by exposure to radioactive plumes from the reactor fires during the meltdowns.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:42:29 +0000 Sue Ginn 16414 at http://mtpr.org Living on Earth Extra Living on Earth Extra http://mtpr.org/post/living-earth-extra <p>03/12/2014 - The Crimean Conflict and Energy, Reducing Sulfur, Saving Lives, and Ice Climbing</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.loe.org/" target="_blank">http://www.loe.org/</a></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:39:48 +0000 Sue Ginn 16095 at http://mtpr.org Living on Earth Extra