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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Peter Jesperson & Tommy Stinson

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Hear interviews with two men who played a role in the story of The Replacements.

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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Garrison Keillor

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It ought to come as no surprise that the public radio icon still loves Minnesota.

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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Hippo Campus

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Hear fresh new rock 'n' roll from a band whose members are right out of high school.

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Heavy Rotation: Twin Cities Edition

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Andrea Swensson of public radio's The Current picks out the best songs by Twin Cities bands.

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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Polica's 'United Crushers'

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Channy Leaneagh and Ryan Olson preview a song from their forthcoming album.

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World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: José González

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Hear the warm, tightly woven blend of the folksinger's voice and guitar patterns, performed live in his home country.

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World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: The Tallest Man On Earth

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Even with other musicians backing him during this World Cafe Live set, The Tallest Man on Earth retains the magic of his intimate solo albums.

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World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: Small Feet

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Small Feet and their big sound are back on World Cafe, this time in Stockholm with the Sense of Place series.

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World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: Peter Bjorn And John

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Peter Bjorn and John kick off the Stockholm leg of the World Cafe Sense of Place series with a live set of energetic material.

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Latin Roots

Latin Roots: Philly Edition

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Hear music from El Malito & the 33rd Century, El Caribefunk and Pupi Legarreta, Latin artists with Philadelphia connections.

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