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50th Anniversary Calendar

50th Anniversary Calendar

Celebrate Minnesota Public Radio's 50th Anniversary and join us in building a strong through your membership support. Today only, get our 50th Anniversary poster with a gift in any amount! The calendar poster features original art by Minnesota native Jordan Taylor.

    What does Minnesota Public Radio mean to you?

    What does Minnesota Public Radio mean to you?

    We’re listening all year long! Tell us what MPR means to you. Your story could be shared online or on air! You can also share via social media using #MPR50.

    Upcoming Events

    Eric Whitacre Singers

    March 9, 2017 7:30pm | Saint Paul, Minn. | Tickets

    Garrison Keillor: The Gratitude Tour

    April 23-28 | Around Minnesota | Tickets

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    Winter Member Drive Update

    Over 5,600 Members donated as of 9:40 a.m. February 27, 2017 for our Winter Member Drive. Your support powers great radio! Learn more about MPR Membership here.

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    Legacy Amendment Projects

    Programming and Projects Supported by Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

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    Remembering Mike Justen, Minnesota’s ‘godfather of sound’


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    The new Kenneth Lonergan movie, sure to be a top Oscar contender, is suffused with classical music that contributes to its mood of poignant reverie.