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Playlist: Winona LaDuke won’t back down

Winona LaDuke is an author, activist, and past Green Party vice presidential candidate who lives in northwestern Minnesota. She built this playlist using songs by incredible singers (Sissy Goodhouse, Buffy Sainte-Marie); changemakers (Bob Marley, Jackson Browne); and Honor the Earth collaborators (Indigo Girls, Bonnie Raitt). Some of her picks are part of The Current’s Indigenous […]

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Did Prince pick the best place in America to settle down?

No, not Minneapolis. Yes, Prince was born and raised in the Mill City, but in the early ’80s he bought a lakeside house in Chanhassen, the Carver County suburb that would remain Prince’s primary home (aside from stints in Los Angeles and Toronto) for the remainder of his life. “Chanhassen offers more than a chance […]

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Meet Nunnabove, Minneapolis’s latest and greatest family band

In a regular series of features, we’re inviting Minnesota artists to introduce themselves to our audience. Today: Nunnabove, a Minneapolis-based family band who describe their sound as “positive alternative pop.” Their debut album, Season 1, was released in 2019; a follow-up is planned for this fall. Cadence (lead vocals, bass): Me and my sister started when […]

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