Listen to MPR®

Stations | Podcasts | More StreamsHide Streams

Talking Volumes

Talking Volumes

Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune newspaper are proud to announce the 18th season of Talking Volumes. The Talking Volumes series is hosted by award-winning journalist Kerri Miller.

Sept. 14: Sherman Alexie
Sept. 27: Jacqueline Woodson
Oct. 19: Amy Tan
Oct. 31: Ron Chernow
Nov. 16: Dan Brown

Get information on the season package or individual tickets at

    Save the Date: MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party

    Save the Date: MPR

    Save the date for MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party!

    Head to downtown St. Paul on Saturday, October 7, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m for this free, family-friendly celebration that will feature all of our regional services (MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current) with live music, food trucks, art activities and more.

    Details to be announced in early September.

      Upcoming Events

      Find more events

      Around MPR

      Contact us

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

      MPR | APM Annual Report

      Legacy Amendment Projects

      Legacy Amendment Projects

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

      From Our Services

      MPR News

      North Korea has launched a ballistic missile, Seoul and the Pentagon say

      The South Korean Ministry of Defense noted the launch of "one unidentified missile," which Japanese officials say flew for about 45 minutes before landing in water. The Pentagon confirmed the launch.

      The Current

      Friday Five: 26 BATS!, Ced Linus, and more new Minnesota music videos


      Ced Linus, “Skyline (feat. Jennie Lawless)” Cute kids (aka Ced Linus’s nephews), bright horns, and a hook featuring Jennie Lawless of Warehouse Eyes: this Summer Sessions track from rapper Ced Linus is a breath of fresh air. 26 BATS!, “Teriyaki Sundress” 26 BATS! share more danceable and complex music with their “Teriyaki Sundress,” a burst of sound and…

      Classical MPR

      Choral Featured Album: 'Giaches de Wert: Madrigals'

      Giaches de Wert: Madrigals

      In its new album, early music ensemble La Venexiana performs madrigals by Giaches de Wert.