Posts Tagged ‘minnesota’

Roberts Shoe Store

77 Years of Shoes

Roberts Shoe Store has been a fixture at the corner of Chicago and Lake Streets in Minneapolis for the last 77 years. But in November 2014, the store will be closing for good. This audio feature I produced for KFAI, tells the story of why the store is shuttering now and what it has meant to the people who’ve worked and shopped there for generations.

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dancing over 50

Dancing over 50

A couple of weeks ago, I hung out with Marciano and the 50+ project dancers as they rehearsed “Seca” (it means “drought in Portuguese). After rehearsal, I interviewed the dancers about what the experience has meant to them. The conversation was incredibly poignant and also surprising. For some, aging has been liberating in unexpected ways. Listen and learn. I know I did.

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