Community Voices

Series produced by KSRQ

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Interviews with northwest Minnesota non-profits and artists, highlighting the work they do in our communities.

Interviews with northwest Minnesota non-profits and artists, highlighting the work they do in our communities.


200 Pieces

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Newzad Brifki's journey to America began in Kurdistan, from which his family fled in 1988 when he was seven years old, due to the oppressive govern...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 08:44
Caption: Jane Anderson & Mara Hanel of the NWMAC
Jane Anderson of Thief River Falls, MN discusses her new role, on-staff, with the NWMAC community outreach. Jane is also the Director of the Com...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 08:44
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Bonnie Stewart, President of the Fosston (MN) Community Library & Arts Association (FCLAA) discusses the history and mission of the FCLAA and an up...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:45
Caption: O'Neil Family Band of East Grand Forks, MN
Musician and artist Jeanne O'Neil of East Grand Forks, MN currently has an exhibit of her artwork at the River Walk Artist Gallery in East Grand Fo...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:35
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NWMAC Executive Director Mara Hanel discusses upcoming grant deadlines, the mission and role of the NWMAC in the region and a current exhibit of ar...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 07:52
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Regional artist Alaina Clay Terwee of Hallock, MN is organizing an art crawl/holiday lights event in Hallock (called ARTic Lights & Libations) on S...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 09:07
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Kat Allen of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is the Exhibition Specialist in the NWMAC office and she's also an artist. She discusse...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 09:04
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Betsy Mowry Voss from COMPAS, talks about the COMPAS Artist Roster and the mission of the statewide arts enhancement organization. COMPAS serves a...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 10:36
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Wood carving artist Candace Osborn of Ada, Minnesota has her works on display within the current exhibition of art at the NWMAC River Walk Gallery ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 08:28
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Jim Johnanneck of Red Lake Falls, Minnesota is a woodworker (wood turning) and currently has his work on display at the NWMAC Artists Gallery, in t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 08:02
Caption: NWMAC Gallery in East Grand Forks, MN
Mara Hannel - Executive Director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) - discusses the current NWMAC Art Exhibit, "Of the Year" Awards, g...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 11:02
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Guest Sheila Smith, Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and the Chair of Creative Minnesota discusses Arts Advocacy Day (March 6t...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Craig Dunn, Executive Director of VSA Minnesota. VSA Minnesota’s mission is to create a community where people with disabilities can learn through...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 09:43
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Debbie Aune has taught elementary and high school art for over 20 years in the Badger-Greenbush-Middle River schools. She talks about her love of ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 07:20
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Guest: Michele Anderson, Rural Program Director of the Springboard for the Arts, based in Fergus Falls, MN.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 07:26
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Guests: Julia Brown and Alayna Barnes of the “Playwrights' Center” of Minneapolis, MN. Topic: The Playwrights' Center serves playwrights in m...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 09:01
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Guest: Singer and songwriter Carl Unbehaun of Thief River Falls, MN.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 11:02
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Ellen Stanley, Executive Director of the Minnesota Music Coalition will be attending the NWMAC Arts Expo in Thief River Falls on April 28th and she...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 10:42
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Guest Sue Gens, Executive Director of the Minnesota State Arts Board, talks about: Topic: The State Arts Board is an executive branch agency in...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 10:31
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Therese Masters Jacobson of Alvarado, MN discusses “MN Arts Online” and the Riverwalk Artists shop in downtown East Grand Forks, MN. She'll be givi...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:19