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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.

Project for Change: Beyond the Protest, Toward Policy Change

Project for Change: Beyond the Protest, Toward Policy Change

Project for Change is a Bemidji area nonprofit, nonpartison group formed with the mission to build awarenesss, create social opportunities, and enrich the quality of life for historically marginalized, disadvantaged, oppressed, and resilient black and brown communities through policy, accountability and action. The group formed shortly after the death of George Floyd in consideration of racial and social issues impacting people of color in teh Bemidji area.

Project for Change is meeting today at 2pm at Paul and Babe in Bemidji. Music and speakers will be on hand and attendees will have opportunities for conversation and idea sharing.


RCP Special Edition: The Mushroom Episode

RCP Special Edition: The Mushroom Episode

In this extra special episode of Real College Podcast we take you on an excursion into the wild world of mushrooms, as well as a deep dive into the RCP vault for some never before heard content from past reporters.

1:20-The Great Mushroom Foray-Nathan Fervoy
11:55-Cyber Security-Courtenay Parker
20:00-The Gap Year-Kendall Van Horne
28:05-Working at the RecWell-Megan Palmer


MN Reads: “Monkey with a Tool Belt Blasts Off” by Chris Monroe

MN Reads: “Monkey with a Tool Belt Blasts Off” by Chris Monroe

Thank heavens for Chico Bon Bon.

The irrepressible monkey with a tool belt embarks upon his sixth picture book adventure with calm, confidence, and the Right Tools.


MN Reads: “Death of an Editor: A Cabin by the Lake Mystery” by Linda Norlander

MN Reads: “Death of an Editor: A Cabin by the Lake Mystery” by Linda Norlander

Former Minnesotan Linda Norlander calls Tacoma, Washington home these days, but she’s still deeply tied to her roots in Pelican Rapids and memories of family trips to the North Shore and the BWCA.


MN Reads: “Eating with the Seasons, Anishinaabeg, Great Lakes Region” by Derek Nicholas

MN Reads: “Eating with the Seasons, Anishinaabeg, Great Lakes Region” by Derek Nicholas

Growing up in Milwaukee, Derek Nicholas wasn’t really plugged into either his cultural heritage or the great outdoors.

But when he arrived in rural west-central Minnesota to study at the University of Minnesota-Morris, the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa member found two new passions: sustainable food systems and his Anishinaabeg culture.


A Theft in the New York Public Library Ties Two Generations Together in Fiona Davis’s The Lions of Fifth Avenue

A Theft in the New York Public Library Ties Two Generations Together in Fiona Davis’s The Lions of Fifth Avenue

Part mystery and part historical fiction, but the best part?: It’s set in the New York Public Library.


Friendship and Aging in Charlotte Wood’s New Novel, The Weekend

Friendship and Aging in Charlotte Wood’s New Novel, The Weekend

A sharp, sometimes painful, sometimes funny exploration of aging and friendship.


A Dark Re-telling of Classic Fairy Tale: Cinderella is Dead, by Kalynn Bayron

A Dark Re-telling of Classic Fairy Tale: Cinderella is Dead, by Kalynn Bayron

Centuries after Cinderella meets Prince Charming, girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this dark and imaginative retelling of the classic fairy tale.


MN Reads: “’In That Very Northern City’” by Chad Montrie

MN Reads: “’In That Very Northern City’” by Chad Montrie

Minnesotans can read Chad Montrie’s article “’In That Very Northern City’”: Recovering a Forgotten Struggle for Racial Integration in Duluth” in the latest issue of the Minnesota Historical Society’s Minnesota History magazine.


Rob Burkel of Thief River Falls, MN – A “North Star” of Theater!

Rob Burkel of Thief River Falls, MN – A “North Star” of Theater!

Rob Burkel of Thief River Falls, MN is the 2020 Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s (NWMAC) “Artist of the Year.” His long-time work within the theater, the NWMAC and community – in supporting the fine arts – is discussed, as well as the “why” he performs onstage.


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