#217: Cy Thao, Linda Christensen, Jack Pavlik + Sophia Shorai


A community activist and a Representative in the Minnesota State Legislature for 8 years, Cy Thao takes us through his epic series of 50 paintings, documenting The Hmong Migration. Linda Christensen is a sculptor and has been carving butter busts of Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair for over 30 years. Jack Pavlik makes moving sound sculptures with flexible steel, handmade parts, motors and technology. She was born in Zimbabwe and grew up in Minneapolis. Jazz singer Sophia Shorai performs.

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Minnesota Music in this Episode:

Cy Thao
Greg Herriges http://www.gregherriges.com

Jack Pavlik
Justin Rubin http://www.d.umn.edu/~jrubin1/
CTB http://www.innova.mu/artist1.asp?skuID=34
Carol Barnett http://www.carolbarnett.net

Linda Christensen
Ann Reed http://www.annreed.com
Mary Ellen Childs http://www.maryellenchilds.com

Sophia Shorai
Sophia Shorai http://www.myspace.com/sophia.shorai

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