Brett Carter

Volunteer Coordinator

Brett Carter is the host of Centerstage Minnesota and volunteer coordinator at Northern Community Radio.  When not scheduling, training and coaching our team of over 100 volunteers, he is shining the spotlight on great Minnesota music.  He entertains his co-workers with his quirky sense of humor, unique socks and collection of multi-colored pens.  Brett lives in Bagley with his wife and beloved cats.  It is rumored he once spent $10,000 on his cats birthday ....

Ways to Connect

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Aili from Bemidji, traded butternut squash recipes and a breakfast of granola and coffee.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Jack, of Bigfork, gives out the whole menu, hash browns, sausages, eggs, toasts, juice, and two shots of espresso. 

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Melissa, from Coleraine tipped her cup of Pandemic Coffee as a traditional Friday celebration.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Laura from Grand Rapids enjoyed a guilty pleasure of a donut (or two?).

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, the Mayor of Meadowlands, Betsy, joined by Zoom to share Christmas morning proclamations and a feast of homemade bagels.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Patty from Grand Rapids served up a post-workout homemade granola to cover-up her husband's favorite cereal.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Genevieve of Bemidji began with a main course of pourover coffee and nothing else mattered after that.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Cathy from north of Grand Rapids was eagerly await bacon, eggs and sourdough bread with fresh apple butter she made herself.

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Recorded mostly before the pandemic, Minneapolis songwriter Sarah Streitz released a new album, Cut Flowers, on October 9th. Hear her thoughts on the album and more from her interview on CenterStage Minnesota recently. Find her album on social media and streaming services, and hear more Minnesota music Fridays at 2 and 10 on KAXE/KBXE.

Here's a link to Sarah's music.

http://www.sarahstreitz.com/ 

Tim Cheesbrow

Ted Hajnasiewicz talked about his recent project on CenterStage Minnesota.

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