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Culturology

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Stories from Northern Minnesota's arts and culture scene.

Discover and get involved with the broad and deep world of arts and culture in Northern Minnesota. Each edition features profiles of artists from a wide spectrum of creativity, from painters, potters and sculptors to fine-arts and heritage musicians, authors and poets. The program also endeavors to be an entry point into the rich cultural past and present of our region. Join in the cultural conversation by using the calendar of events, and providing stories and reviews of events you attend. A variety of arts and culture voices, textures, and topics await you select Thursday mornings in the 8 o’clock hour.


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Caption: Gendron Jenson - Artist
Grand Rapids native, and internationally acclaimed artist Gendron Jenson recently joined MacRostie Art Center Executive Director Katie Marshall, He...

Bought by KVSC and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 23:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "Orphan Train" by author Christina Baker Kline
In the last half of the nineteenth and first third of the twentieth centuries unwanted children from east coast cities were the cargo of what were ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 17:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Teachings From Turtle Island: Stories of Anishinaabe People
This is the second installment of Teachings From Turtle Island: Stories of Anishinaabe People. Teachings From Turtle Island: Stories of Anishinaabe...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 59:25
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Erika Kooda
For the last few months of 2012, and on into June, Erika Kooda was an intern at Northern Community Radio, and a senior at Grand Rapids High School....

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Author: Peter Geye
Minnesota author Peter Geye's newest book is called "The Lighthouse Road." Around the turn of the last century Thea Eide left Norway for America, s...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 18:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cokato Temperence Hall, Credit: Britt Aamodt
When traveling through Minnesota's Finn country, you'll see a good number of Finnish-style log cabins, a lot of saunas, and, if you look hard, a ha...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Karl Emil Nygard
During the past year, Northern Community Radio has been running a mini-series produced by Britt Aamodt focusing on Minnesota Finns. In this segment...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Harvey Barberg of Cokato Stands By the One-room Cabin Where Ancestors Spent Their First Winter
For the past year, Northern Community Radio has been running a mini-series on Minnesota Finns. This is our last segment and perhaps ironically -- o...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Poet - Doris Stengel
Brainerd area poet Doris Stengel has a long-time poet and has supported the art form in many different roles. Her most recent book of poetry is cal...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 13:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Vacationland" by Sara Stonich
Sara Stonich is the best-selling author of internationally acclaimed novels "These Granite Islands," "The Ice Chorus," and the memoir "Shelter." St...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 18:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:22
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's checked in with essays ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Julia Oxenreider
Julia Oxenreider is a poet living in Bemidji. She took second place in a poetry slam in Bemidji that took place early last winter. And Julia emerge...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron." by Mary Losure
Mary Losure began her wandering career path backpacking in the mountains of California and Oregon and kayaking in the Prince William Sound in Alask...

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  • Added: May 14, 2013
  • Length: 19:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Poet Louis Jenkins
Duluth based prose poet Louis Jenkins is celebrated around the globe. Jenkins recently joined Heidi Holtan and Steve Downing to talk about his care...

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  • Added: May 14, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's been checking in with e...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 1