My on Mondays is brought to you by MING Studios, a contemporary arts space and international artist residency program dedicated to the exhibition, experience and exploration of arts and culture. Along with exhibiting artists from around the world, MING also serves the community by hosting innovative programs including performances, workshops, screenings, readings, artist talks and other cultural activities. For more information, or if you’d like to participate in My on Mondays, you can visit our website at mingstudios.org.
Episode 69: My Curious List of Last Words - MING Public Archives
The dying last words of twenty individuals, famous and otherwise.
Episode 68: My Morning Jubilee - MING Public Archives
“Band of Gideon” performed by the Fisk Jubilee Quartet, recorded in 1912.
Episode 67: My Right Hand Man by Alice Nelson
Alice Nelson is an Idaho based author who has written for online literary journals such as Short Fiction Break and Oroboro. She is also working on a semi-autobiographical novel dealing with her years being bussed into a predominantly white neighborhood to attend school in the 70s. She has hosted two podcasts, A Creative Mind Fiction and Small Town Stories, as well as a newly re-vamped podcast, Have I Got A Story To Tell You, which will be released in summer of this year. She is a 2023 recipient of a grant from Idaho Commission on the Arts and will be presenting her new podcast live at Treefort this March.
Episode 66: My Exploration of Auld - MING Public Archives
A brief history of the popular song, Auld Lange Syne, with a 1910 recording by Frank C. Stanley.
Episode 65: My Old Time Death Songs - MING Public Archives
Early American songs about death by Leroy Carr, G.B. Grayson and Mississippi John Hurt.
Episode 64: My Boogie Woogie Morning - MING Public Archives
1920s recordings by Boogie-Woogie blues artist, Pine Top Smith.