KSUT Partners With VuHaus for Daily Music Performance Videos

KSUT is teaming up with VuHaus, a digital media company that produces music performances and interviews from public radio stations around the country and uploads a new song to our website each day. Click here to see today's video.
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If the popularity of quinoa has taught us anything, it's that Americans are increasingly open about exploring grains besides the familiar wheat and rice. Now, researchers at Tennessee State University are hoping consumers are ready to give another ancient grain a try: amaranth.

Amaranth was revered by the Aztecs in Mexico. Today in the U.S., it's mostly grown in people's backyards or on research farms, like an experimental field at Tennessee State University.

American Indian Story, is one of Jana's best recording to date.  On this album you will hear stories sung in both English and Native language.  Jana is one the top Native American female artist in Indian Country, a five-time Nammy Winner and has performed at Native American festivals and casino's.  Back in 2013 Jana performed here in Ignacio CO.

Tune in this Friday, August 26, 2016 12P.M. (MST) to hear the entire album on Tribal Radio 91.3FM & 89.7FM.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with professor Christian Herbst, who was part of the team that released a study that explores the science behind Freddie Mercury's amazing voice. This story originally aired on April 25, 2016 on All Things Considered.

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Computers have already beaten us at chess, Jeopardy and Go, the ancient board game from Asia. And now, in the raging war with machines, human beings have lost yet another battle — over typing.

Nestled among rolling hills and grazing cows, Elmore Mountain Bread in central Vermont is quintessentially pastoral. The setting is apropos, given the owners' recent decision to start grinding their own flour by stone — a veritable step back in time.

In Maine's North Woods, forests and rivers that used to feed paper mills will now be permanently protected as a national monument — thanks to a donation by the co-founder of Burt's Bees.

President Obama announced the creation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday, just one day before the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

The National Park Service is planning a huge celebration this week in Yellowstone to honor the centennial of the America’s park system. Visits are booming, but American parks are also facing problems, including a multi-billion dollar maintenance backlog.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson discusses with parks director Jonathan Jarvis.

Hear more from Here & Now‘s national parks tour.

Only eight people have been killed by Grizzly bears since the inception of Yellowstone National Park more than 100 years ago. But the park says it averages about one attack per year.

As the population of the iconic bear rebounds in the west, the park’s bear biologist is trying to tell campers that there are ways to protect yourself in bear country.

Hear more from Here & Now‘s national parks tour.

Yellowstone National Park is home to some of the mot dynamic natural events and diverse populations of wildlife in the world. And audio archivist Jennifer Jerrett has the job of preserving the sounds they make. She speaks with Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson.

More audio postcards from Yellowstone National Park.

Hear more from Here & Now‘s national parks tour.

Do you know that feeling when a song moves you so much, you just feel like you have to add your own voice? Mexican culture has an answer to that: a cathartic, joyous yell called a grito.

Legendary Mexican performer Vicente Fernández, aka "Chente," performs the crazy tragic love song "Volver, Volver." "It's one of the most iconic mariachi songs of all time, performed by the most popular Mexican mariachi vocalist ever," says alt.latino's Felix Contreras. "And there is a championship grito at the top of the song."

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