Beth Anne Austein http://mtpr.net en Robert Lee & Ashley http://mtpr.net/post/robert-lee-ashley <p></p><p>4/15/14 &amp; 4/16/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.reflectionswest.org/index.php" target="_blank">Reflections West</a>:"</p><p>Robert Lee reflects on his experiences teaching poetry in a fishing town in Alaska. He pairs his thoughts with a poem by an elementary student from Hydaburg.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17104 at http://mtpr.net Robert Lee & Ashley Chris Botti http://mtpr.net/post/chris-botti <p>4/15/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.musiciansspotlight.org/" target="_blank">Musician's Spotlight</a>:" Grammy award-winning trumpeter <a href="http://www.chrisbotti.com/us/home" target="_blank">Chris Botti</a> tells John Floridis about the intensity of his jazz training, and how it led to his collaborations with a diverse roster of musicians, including Paul Simon, Andrea Bocelli, Sting, Steven Tyler, Gladys Night and Yo-Yo Ma.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17471 at http://mtpr.net Chris Botti Bitter Melon II http://mtpr.net/post/bitter-melon-ii <p>4/12/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon's ability to bring down blood sugar is proven, and it holds promise for treating complications of diabetes as a non-animal source of injectable insulin.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16986 at http://mtpr.net Bitter Melon II Dirt http://mtpr.net/post/dirt <p>4/14/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Dirt," by Deborah Tanner.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16989 at http://mtpr.net Dirt Montana Musicians Join John Floridis, Live http://mtpr.net/post/montana-musicians-join-john-floridis-live <p></p><p></p><p>4/8/14: Join host John Floridis as he welcomes a flock of Montana musicians into the studio this afternoon from 1:00-2:00pm for a special Public Radio Week edition of "Musicians' Spotlight." Luke Dowler, Kristi Neumann and The Lil' Trio (members of the Lil' Smokies, with John Dunnigan) will perform, with help on-mic from Jenn Adams and Tom Catmull. Call 243-6400 or (800) 325-1656 or pledge online at mtpr.org.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:55:09 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17339 at http://mtpr.net Montana Musicians Join John Floridis, Live Stan Howe, In-Person on "The Folk Show" http://mtpr.net/post/stan-howe-person-folk-show <p>4/8/14: Join us this afternoon between 2:06-4:00pm as Stan Howe joins John Myers and Beth Anne Austein for the annual Public Radio Week "Folk Show." Expect songs about riding, pining, Rockies and springtime, loose change and sparing a dime, as well as stories about Stan's recent adventures in recording. John will improvise puns, Beth Anne will audibly roll her eyes, and your phone calls will add background cacophony. (800) 325-1565 or 243-6400 or mtpr.org to contribute.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:29:07 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17338 at http://mtpr.net Stan Howe, In-Person on "The Folk Show" Bitter Melon I http://mtpr.net/post/bitter-melon-i <p>4/5/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon (<em>Momordica charantia) </em>goes by many names and is used as food and medicine across the world, especially in the tropics. It's got twice the calcium and potassium of spinach and bananas, but if you're going to try some raw, be ready: it's one bitter cucurbid.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16976 at http://mtpr.net Bitter Melon I Chickadee Songs http://mtpr.net/post/chickadee-songs <p>4/6/14 &amp; 4/7/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Chickadee Songs," by Archie McMillan.</p><p>"Pretty Shield, a medicine woman born to the Crow Nation 160 years ago, heard the bird saying, 'Summer's near, summer's near!' She taught that the bird has a single tongue in the fall, and then, as the seasons progress, more tongues each month until spring, when it has seven...</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16988 at http://mtpr.net Chickadee Songs Buttermilk Pancakes http://mtpr.net/post/buttermilk-pancakes <p>4/6/14: This week on "The Food Guys:" Greg and Jon offer tips for making buttermilk pancakes. Flour, leavening, liquid, and a little bit of sugar are the basics, with two parts dry to three parts liquid ingredients. .&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thebakingwizard.com/" target="_blank">http://www.thebakingwizard.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16990 at http://mtpr.net Buttermilk Pancakes Monday Music Special, April 7th: "You Must Remember This" http://mtpr.net/post/monday-music-special-april-7th-you-must-remember <p></p><p>4/7/14: This week on the Monday Music Special, 7:30 - 9:00pm:&nbsp; Allen Secher joins us live in the phone room for a special hour-and-a-half-long Public Radio Week edition of "You Must Remember This." Along with his umbrella, Allen's bringing some standards that discuss the weather. Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lorenzo Fuller and other crooners predict rain, lovely weather, and spring hang-ups. Secher's forecast: steady showers of financial support from listeners.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17087 at http://mtpr.net Monday Music Special, April 7th: "You Must Remember This"