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Leading Lady: Julie Kaiser Talks Zelda Fitzgerald and The Last Flapper

Leading Lady: Julie Kaiser Talks Zelda Fitzgerald and The Last Flapper

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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 author F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper shines a spotlight on Zelda's personal experiences of creative genius, repression and passionate pursuit of life.

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

In this episode of RCP, we dive into guilty pleasures and all their various forms.
1:42 Question of the Week by Casey
3:57 Cooking with Hannah by Nathan and Hannah
13:51 Bookfair by Liv and Ben
22:38 Bad Music by Lizzie

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Time for Ilhan

Time for Ilhan

On this episode of Art Beat we interview Chris Newberry a producer and director of photogrophy for the film Time for Ilhan the story of
the first Somali-Muslim-Female Legislator. We get to learn about Chris’ job in the field, what Time for Ilhan is about, and the importance of the story in today’s world. Original Air Date: 11/20/18

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Emilie:  La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

On this episode of Art Beat we talk to two cast members from the play Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight. We learn about the meaning behind the play, who Emilie was as a figure in history, and we get to hear the two lead actors do some lines from the play for us. Original Air Date: 11/13/18

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Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses three NWMAC grants!

Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses three NWMAC grants!

Britt Dahl – Curator of the Roseau County (MN) Historical Society (RCHS) discusses the three grants that were awarded by the NWMAC to the RCHS for various events and activities that highlight the arts and culture of the region. She also shared information about the Roseau County Museum in downtown Roseau.

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Zenith City Groove Collective

Zenith City Groove Collective

Todd Garland, Jake Jonker, Keith Bower, and Nick Glass have been laying down jazz grooves in the Twin Ports for the past year. Garland found his way to Duluth after time spent in the Atlanta and Chicago music scenes. The group mixes covers of modern groove tunes from artists like John Scofield and Charlie Hunter with unconventional versions of pop and rock tunes. They celebrated their one year anniversary with a show at Beaner’s Central on November 16. We got a preview when they joined us in the studio on November 12.

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Brothers Burn Mountain

Brothers Burn Mountain

Brothers Ryan and Jesse Dermody make up this duo, who’ve been playing music together for nearly two decades. Their expansive, blues-and-folk-influenced rock belies the simplicity of their drums and guitar setup. On their latest album, Blue Spruce, they flesh out their sound with help from special guests including Colleen Myhre on backing vocals and Trampled by Turtles’ Ryan Young on fiddle. The disc was recorded at their own off-the-grid studio in the woods of Northern Minnesota. We found out more and heard tunes from the album when they joined us in the studio on November 9.

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Static Panic

Static Panic

This Minneapolis trio released its debut EP, Chrome, this year. Their soulful synth-pop grooves recently landed them on the City Pages annual “Picked to Click” list. They joined us in the studio on November 8 and gave us a preview of their show happening the same night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth.

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Northwest Minnesota author Jayne Flaagan not only writes childrens books, she teaches four languages!

Northwest Minnesota author Jayne Flaagan not only writes childrens books, she teaches four languages!

Jayne Flaagan, northwest Minnesota author and educator, discusses her self-published book series entitled “Ella the Doggie.” The books are written for children and feature the adventures of Jayne’s dog Ella. The story-lines reflect simple but important themes of discovery. She also talks about her role as an educator – teaching four languages, including Latin – to her students.

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Rasslin Memories Then and Now with Kyle Klingman, Tony DeNucci, Carol Castle and Sylvester J. Fox

Rasslin Memories Then and Now with Kyle Klingman, Tony DeNucci, Carol Castle and Sylvester J. Fox

Glen Braget keeps it in the Midwest this week on Rasslin Memories Then and Now. On Part one of the show, Glen chats with Kyle Klingman, of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa, about the upcoming 2018 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Hall of Fame Inductions happening July 26-28.
On part two, Glen chats with Minnesota Indy wrestler/promoter Tony DeNucci about the upcoming pro wrestling show at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen, Minnesota July 27, 2018 and with Carol Castle from the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame and Midwest Manager and new Sensation Sylvester J Foxx about the upcoming inductees in to the MN Wrestling HOF.

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Rasslin Memories with former AWA star The Trooper Del Wilkes (4/28/18)

Rasslin Memories with former AWA star The Trooper Del Wilkes (4/28/18)

Glen Braget chats with former Pro Wrestler Del Wilkes, aka The Trooper and The Patriot, about his early days in the pro wrestling business training at the Fabulous Moolah’s school, meeting up with Wahoo McDaniel in the Carolina’s, and working for Verne Gagne’s AWA as The Trooper and living in Minnesota.

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