In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with internationally renowned musician Aar Maanta and members of his band The Urban Nomads. Based in London, Aar Maanta is considered a leading musical voice for a new Somali generation that has mostly experienced exile from their war-torn country.
Following a long and winding path to get to Minnesota, Aar Maanta is in town as part of the Midnimo Project, a partnership with KVSC, the Paramount Center for the Arts, SCSU, and the Cedar Cultural Center, and they will be playing the Saturday, October 13th beginning at 7:30 pm at the Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud.
This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.