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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



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.

Father and Son Clash as the Rapture Approaches: MN Writer Lin Enger and American Gospel

Father and Son Clash as the Rapture Approaches: MN Writer Lin Enger and American Gospel

What We’re Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Minnesota Writer Lin Enger. His new novel is called American Gospel. It’s a father-son story told amidst the approach of an impending rapture.


Bill Koningsberg’s Young Adult Novel on Teen Suicide: The Bridge

Bill Koningsberg’s Young Adult Novel on Teen Suicide: The Bridge

What We’re Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with young adult writer Bill Konigsberg about his new novel “The Bridge.” The story features two teenagers, strangers to each other, who have decided to jump from the same bridge at the same time. It’s told in alternate narratives, allowing the reader to see the different ways the teenagers lives’ could have play out.


The Fine Arts of NW Minnesota Battle On!

The Fine Arts of NW Minnesota Battle On!

Mara Hanel, Executive Director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) share positive thoughts about the fine arts and culture of the region as the NWMAC deals with the challenges of the current pandemic.


The Watermark Art Center: It’s Only Clay, an Arts Marketplace, and Giving Back

The Watermark Art Center: It’s Only Clay, an Arts Marketplace, and Giving Back

Artists are well-known for coming up with great solutions to challenging problems. That’s what creative minds do. The Watermark Art Center in Bemidji has repositioned itself this holiday season in order to best serve the public with quality arts access, support regional artists in their quest to sell work, and give back to the community. Executive Director Lori Forshee-Donnay spoke on the morning show about how the annual It’s Only Clay exhibit looks different this year, how there is more art than ever available for purchase at the Watermark, how shopping adjustments and alternatives are helping patrons, and how the Watermark is raising money for the Bemidji Community Food Shelf via art. It’s all in this segment of Area Voices!


RCP Dreaming Special

RCP Dreaming Special

In this extra special episode of Real College Podcast, Dreaming edition, we invite our listeners to let their minds wander to the realm of fantasy and reverie as we take you on a deep dive into the world of manifestation, a look into how sleep paralysis works, conversations about nightmares, one podcasters journey to experience dreaming, and an extra special instillation of Radio-K Sports!

1:33-Manifestation-Emma Morris
10:12-Sleep Paralysis-Casey McCabe
20:21-Nightmares-Ethan Olson
24:20-I Had A Dream!-Annabelle Ludwig
48:16-Radio-K Sports-Trask Angell & Grant Sandberg


MN Secretary of State Steve Simon

MN Secretary of State Steve Simon

Today on DCK we talk to MN sec of state Steve Simon about voting in MN. We talk about what’s different about voting in 2020, what’s the same and how easy it really is to cast your vote, no matter how you choose to go about it. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with KQAL’s Doug Westerman and MN sec of state Steve Simon on Don’t Cha Know.
Original air date: 10/12/20.


5K in 30 Days with Ed Hoffman

5K in 30 Days with Ed Hoffman

Ed Hoffman, founder of Ed’s No Name Bar in Winona, MN tells us about his new fundraiser, 5K in 30 Days, on Don’t Cha Know.
Original air date: 09/07/20.


Mars Rover with Jennifer Anderson

Mars Rover with Jennifer Anderson

Winona State University professor of geoscience and astronomer Jennifer Anderson talks with us about the latest Mars rover recently launched.


John Latsch: The Man and His River, a film by Mary Farrell and Fran Edstrom

John Latsch: The Man and His River, a film by Mary Farrell and Fran Edstrom

On this episode of Art Beat we’re talking about the film John Latsch: The Man and His River, produced by Mary Farrell and written by Frances Edstrom, both from right here in Winona. The film made it’s original debut at the 2017 FRFF and is now being shown again as part of an online screening event from the festival. There will be a free online screening of the film this Saturday, July 25th at 7pm. Mary and Fran were kind enough to speak with us about the making of the film and to give us a little background on John Latsch. Stick around as we talk about John Latsch: The Man and His River with Mary Farrell and Frances Edstrom, on Art Beat.


Area Voices: Kari Townsdin, Painter

Area Voices: Kari Townsdin, Painter

Kari Townsdin’s paintings of realistic, natural scenes and elements morph into imagery from something of a vibrant, electric dreamstate of reality when she applies her knack for drenching her creations in rich colors and textures. She shares her journey as an artist, inspirations, and process in this Area Voices interview.


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