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In addition to the local news, WXPR Public Radio also likes to find stories that are outside the general news cycle... Listen below to stories about history, people, culture, art, and the environment in the Northwoods that go a little deeper than a traditional news story allows us to do. Here are all of the series we include in this podcast: Curious North, We Live Up Here, A Northwoods Moment in History, Field Notes, and Wildlife Matters.These features are also available as a podcast by searching "WXPR Local Features" wherever you get your podcasts.

Center for Civic Engagement Welcomes World-Renowned Qanun Musician Ali Paris

  For Ali Paris, making music is about more than just entertainment; it’s about inspiring unity. Paris is a Palestinian jazz musician and uses his music to advocate for peace, justice and human rights.

Paris will be at the Center for Civic Engagement in Wausau this week and WXPR volunteer Andrew Padgett spoke with Paris ahead of his May 5 performance….

Ali Paris will be at the Center for Civic Engagement in Wausau May 5. Tickets are $15; for more information call WXPR at 715-362-6000.

This concert is a collaboration between WXPR and Wisconsin Public Radio.

Funds for this segment come from the Northern Arts Council. 

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