In Focus: The Nature Gap: How to Make Outdoor Recreation Welcoming for All at the MPR Booth at the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota is a state blessed with abundant outdoor spaces. Pristine lakes, rocky shores, towering pines, dancing prairies, there is a never-ending, always-changing kaleidoscope of nature that beckons us to explore.   But not everyone feels welcome.   Historically, outdoor recreation has been a white, wealthy, able-bodied and male-dominated realm. Here in Minnesota, about 20 percent of Minnesotans […]

Rock the Cradle

After a 2-year hiatus, the Current’s annual free Rock the Cradle event for kids and their grownups to explore music, art and culture returns Sunday, July 10, at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company.  Because it is summertime, we are setting up an outdoor stage and other outdoor activities in Target Park […]

MPR Presents: Indigenous & Media Community Roundtable

In partnership with We Are Still Here Minnesota, and MIGIZI, MPR will host three community conversations involving media professionals and Indigenous community members. Led by Indigenous community leaders and moderated by David Cournoyer, a tribal member and former Twin Cities TV reporter, these virtual Zoom events will challenge problematic racial narratives that surround Native communities, seeking more […]

MPR Presents: Indigenous & Media Community Roundtable

In partnership with We Are Still Here Minnesota, and MIGIZI, MPR will host three community conversations involving media professionals and Indigenous community members. Led by Indigenous community leaders and moderated by David Cournoyer, a tribal member and former Twin Cities TV reporter, these virtual Zoom events will challenge problematic racial narratives that surround Native communities, seeking more […]