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Culture Queue 5-12-13: "Mother's Day Live from The Children's Theatre"
Tonight we present a special episode of our show recorded live at The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis. It's Mother’s Day here on Culture Queue, so as a special gift to all you hard-working moms out there, tonight’s show is full of stories to keep the kids attention so you can put your feet up.
Tonight we bring you a story of student parents from producer Mitch Skinner, Maarja Merivoo-Parro tackles the mother of all Estonian archives, managing editor Noel Clark gets a behind-the-scenes look at the world of ice cream trucks, and Amy Friedman shares the musical wonder of Koo Koo Kanga Roo with listeners. Reporter Mike Potter brings his daughters into the studio for this week's Top 7, and we ask kids and parents what makes them run late in our Alice in Wonderland-inspired Question of the Week.
Special thanks to this week’s co-host Marcheta Fornoff, live engineer Amy Friedman and The Children's Theatre Company!
Culture Queue 5-5-13: "Vicinity of Obscenity"
This week on Culture Queue, we dive into the world of the obscene. First Producer Marcheta Fornoff learns about a little “dirty dancing” for the sake of fitness, and Producers Mitch Skinner and Matt Curtis explore the Top 7 things that are like pornography for those in public radio. Next, Reporter Jamie Nelson attempts to dispel some myths about workers in the sex industry, and Producer Amy Friedman will talk circles around dirty words, in Italian. Plus, we introduce our new music segment, SoundScope, with a look at some … let’s call them “love songs.”
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Quick Queue 5-8-13
"Ice Cream United Nations" by Noel Clark - Summer brings with it many wonders, some of which are cooler than others. When the bells and music of the ice cream truck echo down your street, children and adults alike come together to share a sweet treat. Managing Editor Noel Clark takes a look behind the scenes at how these magical moments are made.