Listen to MPR®

Stations |Podcasts |More Streams| Hide Streams

Event: Talking Sense with MPR News and Braver Angels

Event: Talking Sense with MPR News and Braver Angels

During what promises to be a divisive election year, MPR News and the nonprofit organization Braver Angels are partnering to create Talking Sense, an online and in-person platform to help Minnesotans have hard conversations better. On Tuesday, February 27th, we will host an in-person event at Valley Creek Rooms at Central Park in Woodbury, MN, at 6 pm.    


'Blue Centennial': Celebrating a Century of Gershwin’s 'Rhapsody'

'Blue Centennial': Celebrating a Century of Gershwin’s 'Rhapsody'

For the 100th anniversary of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Valerie Kahler delves into the fascinating history of this great work and shares an array of performers who interpreted it. They include the original Paul Whiteman-led performance with Gershwin at the piano, Leonard Bernstein performing, Bela Fleck on banjo with a bluegrass band, and a reimagined performance by pianist Lara Downes.

Upcoming Events

MPR's Public Events

Find events that you can attend online or in person at mprevents.org

Around MPR

Contact us

Reach us with your comments and questions about programs, website content or your membership.

Legacy Amendment Projects

Legacy Amendment Projects

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

From Our Services

MPR News

University of Minnesota regents set to choose U's next president

University of Minnesota regents set to choose U's next president

The University of Minnesota may have a president-designate by the end of the day Monday. The university’s Board of Regents will conduct final public interviews with the three finalists during a meeting starting at 9 a.m.

YourClassicalMPR

Cellist Sophia Alexander chats with us about being featured in all-Minnesota 'From the Top' episode

Cellist Sophia Alexander chats with us about being featured in all-Minnesota 'From the Top' episode

Sophia Alexander is one of the young artists featured on this week’s ‘From the Top’ episode, which spotlights Minnesotan musicians. In anticipation of her appearance on the show, she spoke with Steve Staruch and performed a few pieces that she will present later this year with the Greater Twin Cities Symphonies. Listen now!

The Current

Coffee Break: film references in music

Coffee Break: film references in music

For today’s 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that reference movies do you want to hear?