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Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

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Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.

Minnesota Marine Art Museum with Nicole Chamberlain Dupree

Minnesota Marine Art Museum with Nicole Chamberlain Dupree

On this episode of Don’t Cha Know, we talk to MMAM Executive Director Nicole Chamberlain Dupree. Nicole keeps us up to date on all the wonderful programs and exhibits at the museum this summer.

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2018 Winona Municipal Band week 5

2018 Winona Municipal Band week 5

Welcome to a special edition of The Live Feed featuring the 2018 Winona Municipal Band, under the direction of Levi Lundak. The Winona Municipal Band has been entertaining audiences since 1915.

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2018 Midwest Music Fest: The Ultrasounds

2018 Midwest Music Fest: The Ultrasounds

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you back to the 2018 Midwest Music Fest for the Winona Minnesota band The Ultrasounds. The Ultrasounds are a unique blend of indie rock, post-punk, stoner metal, and garage grunge. I talked to the band about their history, their influences and what the future holds. We also get to hear some fun stories from the road.

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Over The Back Fence July 2018

Over The Back Fence July 2018

KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN. Arr Matey! PIRATES invade the St. Mane Theatre with songs like “Davy Jones” and “A Pirate’s Life for Me.” Phil, Robin & Jerry stage a pirate-themed skit penned by Scott Dixon while Elaine & Mark share some swashbuckling jokes. Musical guest Chris Koza of Minneapolis performs a pair of original Americana-pop tunes before being joined by the Back Fence gang on his song “Wolves and the Ravens.” A sing along of “Yo Ho” rounds out the show.

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WTIP at the 2018 Grand Marais Art Festival

WTIP at the 2018 Grand Marais Art Festival

WTIP North Shore Community Radio was at the annual Grand Marais Arts Festival this July. Over 70 booths with eighty artists were arrayed along the Lake Superior harbor for two warm and sunny days of art and music.
Senior News Editor Jay Andersen spoke with several artists about their backgrounds, what motivates them and especially about the art they create.

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Minnesota Nice

Minnesota Nice

Social commentary is not foreign to Prøve Gallery shows, and their new exhibit brings a fresh voice inviting the audience to examine their cultural constructs and social discomfort that create and sustain disparity and inequality. Duluth Artist Carla Hamilton returns to the space with a solo show called “Minnesota Nice” with college, film and more.

Seek out this experiential exhibit to discover how commonalities and differences mold your social norms, assumptions and assess your “Minnesota Nice.”

Carla Hamilton’s work is at Prøve Gallery from July 27 – September 14, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, July 27th, from 7-10 p.m. Prøve Gallery is located at 21 N Lake Ave in Duluth.

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Carl Gawboy

Carl Gawboy

Niiyo-wiij-anishinaabeg or four friends, a new show in The Depot Great Hall, has opened and is up through July 24. Minnesota artists George Morrison, Joe Geshick and Carl Gawboy each took different artistic paths with their work but their journeys as leading Ojibwe artists in the 20th century brought them together. They welcome you on this journey with them, as the fourth friend.

Carl Gawboy is the surviving member of this exhibit and was invited to be a part of this homage by The Duluth Art Institute, St. Louis County Historical Society, and Historic Union Depot Corporation. He joins us on KUMD to share more about his work and journey as an artist.

The closing reception for Niiyo-wiij-anishinaabeg is Tuesday, July 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Depot, located at 506 East Michigan Street in Duluth.

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Chholing Taha

Chholing Taha

Chholing Taha brings her work to the Duluth Art Institute this month in a show called “Every Spirit Tells a Story.” Her bright and vibrant paintings inspired by Great Lakes tribes opens with a reception and artist talk on Thursday, July 12, from 6-9 pm

Painter and ceremonial shawl maker Chholing Taha is a Cree First Nations artist is originally from Quebec and New York state but now is based in Minnesota. You can hear more from her at the artist talk on July 12, the exhibit is on display through September 2, 2018.

Taha shares her journey with us here on Radio Gallery.

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Witch Watch – “Greater Expectations” (Live on Radio K)

Behind the Scenes with MN Musicians: Off-Mic and On-Camera – featuring Witch Watch

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