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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.


250 Pieces

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All human beings have an intrinsic desire to be accepted, to know it's ok to be me and someone's got my back...if the existing choices for having t...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 12:11
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Susan Kedzie is a visual artist, a jeweler, a scientist and a teacher. She's passionate about making the world a better place and that mentality f...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 09:14
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Brainerd Community Theater's production of The Woman in Black kicks off Friday night!

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 10:12
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For ten years now, artists in the Bemidji area have invited the public into their homes and studio spaces to share their processes and craft during...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 10:28
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A conversation with Michelle Hensley, artistic director for Ten Thousand Things Theater about her troupe's unique performances.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 14:06
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Park Rapids, MN celebrates Art Leap! this weekend. It's a unique opportunity to see artists in their studios creating their work. LuAnn Hurd-...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 10:08
Caption: Brian Jarvi
This Saturday evening, Grand Rapids-based and world-renowned artist Brian Jarvi will unveil his latest work, a 32 foot long arc that includes more ...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 11:08
Caption: Julie Kaiser and Katie Carter
The Last Flapper is a one woman play co-produced by Visions Theatre and Long Lake Theater that retrospects the life of Zelda Fitzgerald. Wife of...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 14:19
Caption: Ethan Larson and Shiloh
At Great River Rescue in Bemidji, a small group of volunteer animal trainers are making a profound difference in animals' lives. The Mod Squad re-...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 11:21
Caption: Looking into the Sun, Credit: Katie Carter
Many of our listeners were moved by Monday's solar eclipse. We heard from Tom Salwasser who wrote about his experience in Remer Eclipse Story and ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2017
  • Length: 10:41
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We spoke with Lisa Jordan from the Crossing Arts Alliance in Brainerd. She told us all about the Alliance's upcoming move, the wearable art style...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:36
Caption: Bill May & Katie Carter
Suicide is the second leading killer of American youth, taking more lives than cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia influ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 14:35
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Northern Minnesota is rich in arts experiences and August is overflowing with arts action. Photography exhibits, open mic music opportunities, ar...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 08:33
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Heidi and John spoke with Katie Marshall from the MacRostie Arts Center in Grand Rapids this morning. Lots going on around Grand Rapids arts scene ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 07:56
Caption: The Calm Before the Weekend
For 11 years now, the Dragon Boat Festival has taken over the waterfront in Bemidji. The event has become phenomenon, growing from just a handful ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:30
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We spoke with Ellen Cashman from the Ely Chamber of Commerce about the upcoming Blueberry & Art Festival in Ely! It's going on this weekend - Frid...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 09:28
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The Big Winnie Store and RV Park along Highway 2 at Bena is a place you can't miss. Its Bavarian style architecture combined with the pagoda style...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 14:23
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Bonfires and stringed instruments go hand in hand... there's something ubiquitously familiar about that combination of a camp fire and a guitar or ...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 12:37
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Beltrami Historical Society Executive Director Gary Rozman and Board Secretary Sue Bruns, stopped by the studio during our morning show to talk abo...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 12:55
Caption: Under Construction
We caught up with Lorie Yourd, Board President of the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji. She filled us in on what is happening with the renovation o...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2017
  • Length: 08:27