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.


498 Pieces

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Marilyn Lee is a woman of many talents. She's a photographer, she's a quilter and embroidery artist who conducts online workshops, she's a collect...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 13:34
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John and Emily Enger own and operate Enger Grove, a predominantly online artisanal shop where customers can find a variety of handcrafted wood item...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 12:59
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Professional organizer Tammy Schotzko is in the business of helping people get a handle on their messes. She stopped by the morning show to talk ...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 13:56
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Vern Northrup is a member of the Fon du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. His newest photography exhibit is on display at the Watermark Art Cent...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mia by Blair Treuer
Blair Treuer's textile exhibit "Portraits" opens tomorrow night (Friday) at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji and will be on display thru March. ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 17:27
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Trout Unlimited Chapter 642 promotes a variety of ways including their Trout in the Classroom initiative, fly-tying events and even a women’s retre...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 12:29
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Michael Kelsey has been making and selling jewelry since the 1970s. He owned Kelsey’s As You Like It in downtown Bemidji for 42 years before closi...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 14:33
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The Babinski Foundation in Pequote Lakes started as a longtime dream of Donald Babinski. His hopes for animals to have "the shot they need to fin...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 19:47
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Gillian Bedford has been exhibiting her artwork since the 1980s in galleries across the United States. Part of personal collections in Sweden, Germ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 13:42
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Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra along with his cabinet and the MN State Board of Trustees recently visited Bemidji State University an...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 11:21
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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and the changes it has inspired, the Beltrami Historical Society, League of Women Voter...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 27:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Bemidji Community Theater opened their production of Annie last Friday. We spoke with stage manager Kristine Cannon about the production, the ways...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 16:07
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On a search for the meaning of Wassegijig, his family name, Michael Wassegijig Price found himself in an inspiring world of Indigenous narratives t...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 15:10
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Nik Nerburn is a documentary storyteller, a photographer, a blogger and a filmmaker. He's also the Greater Minnesota Outreach Associate for MNarti...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 10:46
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Today we welcomed MN author James Luger in our studios for the 1st Friday Cavalcade of the Arts. James has a new novel called "Lost in Dalat - The...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 13:19
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Carrie Dlutkowski is passionate about fiddle music - particularly the Scottich, French-Canadian and Metis styles which date back to the 17th and 18...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 11:56
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Bring Her Home: Stolen Daughters of Turtle Island is a collaborative, curated, traveling art exhibit featuring the works of 20 Indigenous artists f...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 13:27
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Jane Ryan's first solo exhibit is titled Purgatory and currently on show at the Crossing Arts Alliance in downtown Brainerd. The series consists o...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 13:38
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After setting her guitar aside for several years, April Aylesworth picked it up three years ago. The decision opened up creative channels and oppo...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 14:09
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Michael Lyons is an artist, author and puppeteer using his talents to spread knowledge and understanding of Ojibwe language and culture. His puppe...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 22:00