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Art Beat

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Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it!

Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it! Insight into the artist's life and practices. What motivates a person to create and their place in society. Unique insights into the minds of a individuals who dare to express themselves freely!


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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with a Minnesota artist that combines women’s history and monologues into a one-woman show. Jane Curry is pre...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 36:20
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On this episode of Art Beat, we learn about an exciting one-woman show taking place in Lanesboro this week! The piece is an original play showcasin...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 20:26
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Winona State University Art Administrator, Kathy Peterson fills us in on the many upcoming theater, dance, and music performances. We'll also learn...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 14:53
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On this episode of "Art Beat" we visit with Jovy Rocky. Jovy is a local jewelry maker who uses stainless steel and other metals with natural stones...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 15:52
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On this episode of "Art Beat" we visit with a multitalented Winonan, known for painting on top of antique photos, as well as mass manufactured pain...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 26:50
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with a Winona native who recently penned a book about a Zombie Apocalypse. This author takes notes during his...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 11:04
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On this episode of Art Beat we visit Winona native Shawn McGuire, an author of young adult fiction that blends different settings with a touch of m...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:54
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with a Minnesota author who grew up in Waseca. This individual recently published a memoir. We visit with Rac...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 29:02
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What happens when you move to NYC from Winona with hopes of making it on Broadway, but along the way you find a whole other world of artistic possi...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 32:51
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On this episode of Art Beat, we continue our coverage of Meta Conn. MetaCon is described as a new anime, sci-fi, steampunk, and popular culture Ner...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 11:56
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Today on Art Beat we take you to the Frozen River Film Festival, which celebrated its 10th year in 2015. We will learn exactly what competitive puz...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 12:38
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Today on Art Beat, we continue our coverage of MetaCon. MetaCon is a new anime, sci-fi, steampunk, and popular culture Nerd Convention in Minneapol...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 14:04
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On this episode of Art Beat, we conclude our coverage of Meta Con. Meta Con is a new anime, sci-fi, steampunk, and popular culture Nerd Convention ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:17
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with Kate Maurer who creates beautiful hand painted silk scarfs, wraps and more. You may have seen her creati...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 11:16
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On this episode of Art Beat we learn about the arts, music, and theater events happening on the campus of Winona State University.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 10:43
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On this episode of Art Beat we visit The Frozen River Film Festival in Winona MN. We will meet with Brenda Piekarski about her film "Among the Wild...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 12:38
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Today on Art Beat, we learn how you can lend your hand to one of Winona’s largest pieces of public art this Saturday! Winona’s largest outdoor mura...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 12:45
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with oil and pastel Artist Julie Johnston. Julie along with fellow Winona based artists recently opened Islan...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:43
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On this episode of Art Beat we sit down with local author Catherine Alexander. We visit with Catherine about her novel, Frenchie, which tells the s...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 37:51
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Today on Art Beat we will discuss the documentary " Attempting the Northwest Passage " In August of 2014 Taff Roberts and his shipmates attempted t...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 45:52