MN Original: 203

About This Episode


Marlon James’ latest novel, rooted in his native Jamaica, has earned him critical praise and one of the world’s biggest literary prizes. James Brenner likes to engage the community with his work, whether creating large public art pieces or hosting a neighborhood iron pour. Sisters Bethany Valentini and Jenny Kapernick of The Ericksons began their musical careers as a way to cope with loss and personal tragedy.

MN Original is Twin Cities PBS’s award-winning weekly arts series celebrating Minnesota’s creative community, across all disciplines and all cultures.