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Friday Five: Red Lake Nation Students, Lena Elizabeth, and more new Minnesota music videos

Red Lake Nation Students – “Stand Proud” Seventh-graders at Minnesota’s Red Lake Middle School promote truth, respect, and courage in “Stand Proud.” The Anishinaabe students yell “skoden,” a Native slang term derived from the phrase, “Let’s go, then.” Lena Elizabeth – “Nobody Wants You” Femmes deal with unwanted attention at the 331 Club in Lena […]

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Producer Bionik wins McKnight Composer Fellowship

On Wednesday the McKnight Foundation announced the 2019 recipients of the McKnight Composers Fellowships, which awards mid-career Minnesota composers in a wide variety of genres unrestricted cash awards to advance their artistic practices. Among this year’s winners is producer/performer/composer Stefon Bionik Taylor, AKA Bionik, who has worked with local hip-hop artists and producers Lizzo, Manchita, […]

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