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Musician's Spotlight
5:00 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Birds Of Chicago

"Rock & Roll in the old sense of the word: blues, country, gospel and folk...sun-lit, dappled in shadows....poetry you can dance to and poetry you can play really loud." Birds of Chicago founders Alison Russell and JT Nero (along with their 9-month-old  daughter, Ida) visit host John Floridis on the next Musician's Spotlight.

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MTPR Program Highlights
4:06 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

October 9 - October 15

Here are MTPR program highlights for Oct 9 – Oct 15, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 9, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Haydn: Flute Sonata in C major, Op. 87; Mozart: Trio for clarinet, viola, and piano, K. 498; Mercadante: Flute Concerto #4 in G major; Manfredini: Two String Quartets: #4 in C major and #3 in A major; Clementi: Minuetto Pastorale in D major, also Symphony in Bb major, Op. 18 #1

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Alternative Radio
2:00 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Rebecca Solnit - Making & Breaking Stories

10/13/2014 - Dominant paradigms, dominant stories, the big picture through which our lives move. How much of it is constructed for us? Most of it. What are the prevailing paradigms and cultural narratives really made of? Words. Language. To coin a phrase, define the terms, frame the issue, to write the story that sticks in the public mind and is constantly repeated, is the business of branding. Powerful institutions work day and night suppressing and spinning stories to legitimize their existence.

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Gain Real Results
10:50 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Align With MTPR

Contact:
Kathleen Woodford, Director of Corporate Support
406.243.4219 or 800.325.1565
Kathleen.woodford@umontana.edu

Aligning with the influential MTPR audience has real results. Attend a free, MTPR marketing seminar this fall.  A marketing package worth $450 will be awarded as a door prize at each seminar.  All participants will receive a $120 sign-on bonus.

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Monday Poems
6:00 am
Mon October 6, 2014

"Responsibility"

Robert Wrigley

At the lower fence line under the stars
he hears what at first he takes
to be the neighbor's mare,
come to investigate his apple pocket,

but then gets that neck-chill
and knows otherwise and turns
to see by starlight alone a dust devil
spitting along perpendicular to the wire

and straight at him. He's seen thousands
of the things but never crossed paths
with one on foot, and watches
as long as he can before the grit

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Home Ground Radio
5:00 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Mike Wheat, Incumbent Candidate For The Montana Supreme Court

Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat

In the 2014 general election in Montana, perhaps the most interesting statewide race is for a seat on the state supreme court. The winner will make decisions about the constitutional rights of all Montanans.

In this episode of "Home Ground Radio", Brian Kahn sits down with incumbent Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat. They talk about judicial philosophy, the role of judges, judicial elections, and money in politics.

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Share A Few Hours With MTPR
11:24 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Be A Volunteer

"Banana Phone" hosts Amy Martin and Annie Garde

Sign up today! 

Show your support for Montana Public Radio by sharing a few hours of your time during our Fall Drive.

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5% Match for Food Banks
11:24 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Do Two Good Things

Make Your Fall Donation Today!

Donate to MTPR by Oct. 24th and help the Montana Food Bank Network!

Not only will your donation support MTPR, but from now through our on-air drive Oct. 21-24, your contribution will also activate a 5% match for food banks and feeding programs across Montana.

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Donate To MTPR
11:24 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Fundraiser Results - $211,136!

Update Oct 31:
$211,136 and still climbing.
The Montana Foodbank Network Challenge was met with $203,174 coming in by the deadline. The MFBN will receive $10,158 in match from the partnership of Missoula Federal Credit Union and MTPR. Enough food for over 30,000 meals. Thanks!

Update: Oct 29
$205, 827
is our updated total! Thanks to all the MTPR listener members who donated to help us meet and exceed our goal.

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Frenchtown Fire
6:02 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Folf Course Fire

Credit Crystal Beckman

A fire was reported today just after 1:00 up Roman Ceek Road, north of Frenchtown and Interstate 90. The fire is named the Folf Course Fire, approximately 7 acres and cause of the fire is unknown. The fire is being fought by land and air support has been ordered. The fire is burning in grass and moving towards timber, the terrain is steep and potential high winds are a concern.

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