Morrison County Record

Organizers of the Relay of Voices Expedition to make a stop in Little Falls A House Unbuilt (AHU) announces the public launch of Relay of Voices: The Great River Run, an expedition on foot from the Headwaters to the Mouth of the Mississippi River culminating in summer/fall 2019. With outreach and investment in 100 communities along the Great River Region, six men and women will journey the 2,300-mile distance running in relay fashion over a 100-day period. They will spend their mornings running and their afternoons gathering stories from local residents in each of the river communities in which they …

How the Back Porch Sits

This past Wednesday, around 3:30pm, I headed out from Chicago toward a downstate gem—Quincy, IL. I had been invited to attend the Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) Conference being hosted there as well as present Relay to the 40+ commissioners gathering there from the 10 states touched by the Great River.

The journey starts now.

This blog is so overdue. I’ve been meaning to write something, even the start of something since last Wednesday when I was driving from work down Ashland Avenue, heading to Mana for rehearsal. Traffic was stop and go and I found myself zoning out in that way where suddenly I am thinking about something I didn’t expect at all to be in my mind! But wham! there it is and there’s a clarity to whatever it is… Like I got on the highway despite being in the very clogged rush hour city street.

Water Bar + Public Studio

ARTIST TALK + DISCUSSION WITH VICTORIA BRADFORD (RELAY OF VOICES) Join us for this Artist Talk + Discussion with Victoria Bradford – an Artist, Researcher and Athlete from coastal Louisiana who is in the process of planning Relay of Voices. Relay of Voices: The Great River Run (Relay) is a massive, integrated arts and research expedition traveling 2,300 miles of the Mississippi River on foot, to build greater connection across the regions on the great river. At this discussion at Water Bar, Victoria will share the details of her team’s planned expedition from the Headwaters to the Mouth of the Mississippi River …