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Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Arts

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

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

PLAY | 14:19

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.

MN Reads: “Picnic in Venice” by Konnie Ellis

MN Reads: “Picnic in Venice” by Konnie Ellis

The protagonist in Konnie Ellis’s book Picnic in Venice “finds her way in the world through art.”

PLAY | 13:33
MN Reads: “Kotimaa: Homeland” by Mark Munger

MN Reads: “Kotimaa: Homeland” by Mark Munger

Our guest this morning is Mark Munger, and he’s written the final chapter in his Finnish American trilogy, Kotimaa: Homeland.

PLAY | 10:42
MN Reads: “Christmas in Minnesota” edited by Marilyn Ziebarth and Brian Horrigan

MN Reads: “Christmas in Minnesota” edited by Marilyn Ziebarth and Brian Horrigan

“An embarassment of riches.”

That’s what retired MNHS Press editor Marilyn Ziebarth and exhibit curator Brian Horrigan had to wade through when they concieved of a book to tell the stories of Christmas in Minnesota through a variety of voices: old, new, men, women, contemporary and pre-statehood, funny, sad, poignant and more.

“Christmas in Minnesota,” edited by Marilyn Ziebarth and Brian Horrigan, is published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

PLAY | 11:56
MN Reads: “A to Zåäö” by Tara Sweeney and Nate Christopherson

MN Reads: “A to Zåäö” by Tara Sweeney and Nate Christopherson

Curiosity, collaboration, the language we all speak – artist and author Tara Sweeney talks about it all.

PLAY | 15:11
Hot Lover in the North!

Hot Lover in the North!

Jane Anderson, Executive Director of the Thief River Falls (MN) Area Community Theater shares details on a hot performance in February and an upcoming fundraiser.

PLAY | 09:49
Blair Treuer, Textile Artist

Blair Treuer, Textile Artist

Blair Treuer’s textile exhibit “Portraits” opens tomorrow night (Friday) at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji and will be on display thru March. A collection of large-scale images depicting her nine children, her husband and herself, her work uses thousands of small pieces of fabric as her pallete. A kaleidoscope of color illuminating the spirit of each of her subjects, this dreamy, textural, visual experience of an exhibit was born from the unique spiritual journey of Blair and her family. Blair is a Scandinavian woman who is mother to nine native children in a home steeped in Ojibwe culture. Her innovative art tells her story and the story of those she loves the most.

PLAY | 17:27
A “Harmony Bridge” in Northwest Minnesota!

A “Harmony Bridge” in Northwest Minnesota!

Katie Hahn, music teacher at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls (MN) is coordinator of the “Harmony Bridge” program.

Katie shares details on “Harmony Bridge” – a musical outreach program by the Thief River Falls public school system to entertain and connect with the elderly in Northwest Minnesota; through a grant from the NWMAC.

PLAY | 08:58
Trout Unlimited Chapter 642: Trout in Classrooms, Women’s Retreats & Fly-tying Events

Trout Unlimited Chapter 642: Trout in Classrooms, Women’s Retreats & Fly-tying Events

Trout Unlimited Chapter 642 promotes a variety of ways including their Trout in the Classroom initiative, fly-tying events and even a women’s retreat that allows women an opportunity to experience the sport. Chapter 642 members Charlie Parson, Jim McCracken, Val Wagner and Chris Williams stopped by the morning show to tell us more about the work they do.

PLAY | 12:29
Daniel Johnston, Dining Hall Teamsters, & More

Daniel Johnston, Dining Hall Teamsters, & More

Hear what’s bubbling in the dining hall kitchen, from an artist at the MIA, and special from the Radio K vaults, an interview and performance from Indie pioneer Daniel Johnston. 0:47 – Dining Hall Union – by Casey McCabe | 7:15 – In Between/Underneath – by Ben Halom | 14:36 – Daniel Johnston – by Lizzie Ritchie.

PLAY | 23:11
Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety

The RCP team (in partnership with The Wake Magazine) looks into what it means to have a safe campus. Who does the UMPD protect? What’s up with that rabid bat? All this and more. 1:05 – Asking the Freshmen by Zoe Challenger, 7:46 – Cops on Campus by Tosin Faseemo, 14:24 – The U’s Safety Bubble by Nathan Fervoy, 25:56 – Homelessness in the Twin Cities by Ben Halom Pick up an issue of the Wake Magazine for more.

PLAY | 34:07

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