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Monday Music Special
12:23 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Indigenous Expression: music by Peter LaFarge, Joy Harjo, Blackfire, HAPA...

02/24/2014 - During this Monday Music Special, David Sam plays compositions and covers by Peter LaFarge, Joy Harjo, Blackfire, HAPA— from Hawaii — Jesse Ed Davis, and many more American Indian and Alaska Native musicians. He also plays tracks from a Salish Culture Committee CD that includes historical information about the indigenous people of western Montana and a poem by Jennifer Finley.

 

Mountain West Voices
8:33 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Nobody Can Move You: Keeping Blackfoot Language and Culture Alive in Alberta

2/19/2014 - This week on Mountain West Voices: Conrad Little Leaf talks about the Blackfoot experience on both sides of the U.S. - Canada border, about cultural and linguistic continuity, and the fight against assimilation.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/111482-nobody-can-move-you-keeping-blackfoot-language-an

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Pea Green Boat
7:00 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Science and Nature

Which animals stay warmest in winter? Brian Williams from the Montana Natural History Center will conduct an experiment today on the Pea Green Boat to help us find the answer. Join us today between 4 and 5:00 p.m.

Megaloads
5:44 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Lawmakers ask if Missoula can charge fees to megaload shipments

State lawmakers are asking what rights local governments have to charge fees to megaload shipments moving through Montana cities and towns.

These vehicles carry enormous pieces of equipment, blocking traffic as they haul their freight often to the tar sands of Canada or the Bakken oil patch.

The legislature’s Revenue and Transportation Interim committee inquired into the fees Tuesday.

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce says the city of Missoula began charging them a few years ago. 

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MTPR Program Highlights
4:36 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

February 20-26

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 20 – February 26, 2014

THURSDAY- February 20, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Dussek: Symphony in Bb; Enescu: Violin Sonata #2 in F minor, Op. 6; Lenoir: Parlez – Moi D’Amaour for accordion; Dohnanyi: Serenade for Strings, Op. 10; Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

1:00 p.m   State of the Re:Union -“Re:Defining Black History” - Zeroing in one some alternate, lesser known narratives, ones edited out of the mainstream imagining of Black History, which deconstruct the popular perception of certain celebrated moments

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Musician's Spotlight
2:00 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Spencer Myer

"Musician's Spotlight," February 18, 2014: Gold Medalist of the 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competition, Spencer Myer is garnering audience and critical acclaim from around the world. His stellar playing is rapidly establishing him as one of the outstanding pianists of his generation.

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Peace Corps
1:05 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

"Our mission is world peace and friendship."

Credit Peace Corps

Helen Lowman says service in the Peace Corps benefits everyone involved; and she should know - she's a former volunteer herself and the Peace Corps' former regional director for Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia. She's now the Peace Corps' Associate Director for Volunteer Recruitment and Selection.

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Montana Evening Edition - February 17th, 2014
1:19 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame

A group of Montana state agencies and conservation organizations are working to create a "Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame".

Well known Montana conservationist, and founder of the "Orion - the Hunter's Institute", Jim Posewitz, is behind the effort to honor people who've contributed to the restoration and conservation of Montana's fish, wildlife and other outdoor amenities.
    In this interview with Edward O'Brien, Posewitz has more and explains his lifelong passion for the outdoors:

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Monday Poems
6:47 am
Mon February 17, 2014

"Birds of a Feather"

Ed Lahey

(For Marylor)

A woman I love, my ex-wife
with our infant granddaughter
rounded an aisle
in the new Safeway
where we were shopping.

"There's a sparrow flying overhead,"

she said, when she saw me.
We both looked upwards.
I wanted so badly
to tell her something
she could cherish, so she
would know

that I love her, like her even,
more than I hate her, but all
I could think of was a bird
I once saw shredded
by an exhaust fan.

Feathers floating willy nilly.

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Music by Greig, Mendelssohn, Dvorak
5:54 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Pianist Alon Goldstein featured with Glacier Symphony

"Front Row Center," Sunday, February 16th, 2014: Michael Marsolek talks with John Zoltek, Music Director and Conductor of the Glacier Symphony and Chorale, about the GSC's February concerts, featuring guest pianist, Alon Goldstein.

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