Area Voices

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Area Voices explores the arts, culture, and history of Northern Minnesota. Through in-depth interviews, hosts of Northern Community Radio's Morning Show connect listeners to the area's unique cultural heritage and the experience of life in northern Minnesota.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Area Voices explores the arts, culture, and history of Northern Minnesota. Through in-depth interviews, hosts of Northern Community Radio's Morning Show keep you up-to-date on the local arts scene, help you stay informed on cultural happenings, and transport you to Minnesota's storied past. Connecting listeners to the area's unique cultural heritage and the experience of life in Northern Minnesota. All in a week's work on Area Voices.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


308 Pieces

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Caption: Canoeing
Headwaters Canoe Club kicks off their Tuesday night summer cruise season April 24th. We spoke with Harvey Tjader about it

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 11:06
Caption: Watermark Art Center
Every First Friday, Area Voices host Katie Carter shares what's happening in the art world in Brainerd, Park Rapids, Bemidji, and Aitkin.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:59
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On the first Friday of every month, we check in with Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School. She fills us in on what's happening at the school and a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:47
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Every First Friday Katie Marshall from the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN fills us in what's going on this month in the Grand Rapids art ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: Karen Goulet
Karen Goulet, Gallery Director of the Miikanaan Gallery inside the Watermark Art Center, recently held a public presentation about indigenous innov...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 10:02
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15-18 year old artists in rural Minnesota have a unique opportunity to show their artwork at a gallery along with a chance to win money and a scho...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 07:55
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Karl Jacob grew up on the Iron Range of Minnesota. In his new film, it becomes a character in the story.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 13:59
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First People's Fund is an incredible resource for native artists. With a variety of educational opportunities and resources, the organization is h...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 13:36
Caption: Watermark Art Center , Credit: Katie Carter
A conversation about arts related events in Park Rapids, Bemidji, Brainerd and Aitkin, MN.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:12
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A conversation about what's happening in Ely during March

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: MacRostie Art Center
A listing of arts events in the Grand Rapids, MN area.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Devery Fairbanks and Abby Swafford, Credit: Penumbra Theatre
The Penumbra Theatre asked people to submit writings that described their perspective of life in America. Two individuals from Bemidji made the fi...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 12:28
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Master printmaker Dan Welden invented the non-toxic solar plate process for printmaking. He visiting Bemidji State University and shared his knowl...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 10:37
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Bemidji hosted the annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival. We spoke with the organizers on the morning show

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:16
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Brad Meltzer has been on the New York Best Seller list multiple times - with books ranging from mysteries and thrillers to inspirational children's...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 17:20
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The Bemidji Community Theater (BCT) has taken on a campaign to give back to the community in one way or another. This time, it's the Play it Forwa...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:48
Caption: Aaron Brown, Brett Carter & Katie Houg
This Saturday at 5pm Northern Community Radio will broadcast another edition of the Great Northern Radio Show LIVE from the Thompson Recital Hall o...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 12:33
Caption: Thomas Barrett aka Thomas X
Thomas Barrett lived through the school shooting at Red Lake High School in northern Minnesota in 2005. The gunman killed 7 people at the high sch...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 10:48
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Bemidji, MN was a host city for a national female playwrights contest recently. In this segment, co-organizer Season Ellison tells our morning show...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 10:19
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Caption: Simone, Audrianna and Everett
Since 1992, Valentines Day has been the day people have been marching to show support for the missing and murdered indigenous women worldwide. In ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 13:38