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SLAVE NARRATIVES, LIHEAP PROGRAM, CENSUS EVENT, THE EXCHANGE 02.19.20
Feb 19, 2020
February is Black History month, and we talk with one of the editors of a new book that contains first-person stories and photos of African Americans who were once enslaved. The interviews were done by writers with the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s.
GALENA AND THE GENERAL
FEB 17, 2020
You'll find it just over the Mississippi, next door to Dubuque. The rolling hills all around hide the place, so when you drop down into Galena, Illinois, it feels like a discovery. It’s a 19th century gem where 85 per cent of the buildings are restored and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Galena, Illinois, the whole of it, is a museum.
CHECK IT OUT: NOTHING TO SEE HERE BY KEVIN WILSON
Feb 17, 2020
Today, I’m recommending Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson-- a funny and offbeat novel about “family”. If you’ve read either of Kevin Wilson’s previous novels (The Family Fang or Perfect Little World) you might know to expect this author to craft an everyday family drama and then introduce one strange element to make us see the story in a completely different way.
WHAT IS SHOP SPM
SPM (short for) Siouxland Public Media, is a non-profit, media outlet, committed to making a positive impact and enhancing the lives of people within our community.
Shop SPM is our online boutique, where 100% of the proceeds are re-invested into our organization; with the goal to become the crossroads for people, ideas, music, live performance, food, culture, and art.
Siouxland Public Media is Much More than Radio.
YES, we are the Source for Local, National, and Global News, Music, and Programs, BUT.....
OUR PURPOSE is to be a Conduit of Connection and Enhance the Human Experience.
We Partner with Individuals, Businesses, and Organizations to Host events, Share Culture, and Support activities in the Community.