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We Are MPR: Refugee, Green Alien and American

We Are MPR: Refugee, Green Alien and American

As part of our 50th anniversary, we want to acknowledge and celebrate the many people who make MPR happen every day. Throughout the year, we’ll be sharing the stories of MPR Members, staff and volunteers. Read Ka Vang's story, then share your own.

MPR 50: Your Top 50 Classical Favorites

MPR 50: Your Top 50 Classical Favorites

As part of Minnesota Public Radio's 50th-anniversary celebration, we asked you to select the pieces of music you think are essential to an appreciation of classical music. We've tallied your votes, and from Tuesday, Feb. 28, to Thursday, March 2, starting each day at 10 a.m. and continuing into the 7 p.m. hour, we'll count down the Top 50 Classical Favorites — as voted by you.

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Eric Whitacre Singers

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

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Over 8,080 Members donated as of 8:45 a.m. March 1, 2017 for our Winter Member Drive. Your support powers great radio! Learn more about MPR Membership here.

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Fufu and Frosted Flakes: St. Paul ethnic market moves beyond niche

Son and Ne Dao inside their second Ha Tien Market.

Owners of Ha Tien market believe they can build ties to their east side neighbors and boost profits by adding traditional American fare to the global foods they stock now for their diverse customers.


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Ballad of the opening band

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Today, P.O.S can sell out a show at First Avenue’s Mainroom. In 2004, though, when he’d just signed to Rhymesayers, he toured as an opener for St. Paul hip-hop group Heiruspecs. “We were playing a really poorly attended show in Cleveland on the first night of the tour,” remembers Heiruspecs bassist Sean McPherson. “Stef [P.O.S]…


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Your Top 50 Classical Favorites

Collage of composers

As part of Minnesota Public Radio's 50th-anniversary celebration, we asked you to select the pieces of music you think are essential to an appreciation of classical music. We've tallied your votes, and from Tuesday, Feb. 28, to Thursday, March 2, we'll count down the Top 50 Classical Favorites -- as voted by you.