Beth Anne Austein http://mtpr.net en Tamara Linse & Judy Blunt http://mtpr.net/post/tamara-linse-judy-blunt <p></p><p>4/22/14 &amp; 4/23/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.reflectionswest.org/index.php" target="_blank">Reflections West</a>:" Tamara Linse reflects on being a woman in the masculine world of ranching.&nbsp; She pairs her thoughts with a poem by Judy Blunt.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17856 at http://mtpr.net Tamara Linse & Judy Blunt Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 http://mtpr.net/post/trumpeter-chris-botti-leads-nine-piece-ensemble-great-falls-friday-may-2nd-2014 <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" John Floridis talks with Grammy award-winning trumpeter <a href="http://www.chrisbotti.com/us/home" target="_blank">Chris Botti</a>.&nbsp; The <a href="http://gfsymphony.org/events/chris-botti/" target="_blank">Great Falls Symphony Association presents Chris Botti</a>, backed by Botti's nine-piece jazz ensemble, on Friday, May 2nd, 2014, 7:30pm, at the Mansfield Theater in Great Falls.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:18:48 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17854 at http://mtpr.net Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Evening Primrose http://mtpr.net/post/evening-primrose <p>4/19/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:"&nbsp; There's an important acid in the seeds of evening primrose: gamma linolenic acid, or GLA, which is an essential fatty acid. From EFAs, our bodies manufacture chemicals responsible for many basic functions, and EFA deficiency may contribute to arthritic inflammation, menstrual problems, eczema, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17677 at http://mtpr.net Evening Primrose Horsetails http://mtpr.net/post/horsetails <p>4/20/14 &amp; 4/21/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Horsetails," written by Kim Todd, read by Caroline Kurtz.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17743 at http://mtpr.net Horsetails Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka http://mtpr.net/post/eggplant-baba-ghanoush-and-moussaka <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "The Food Guys:" Jon and Greg suggest simple recipes for baba ghanoush and moussaka, which are only two recipes among thousands that Syrians, Turks, Armenians and Indians possess for the mighty eggplant.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17748 at http://mtpr.net Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka 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