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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

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.

First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Ely

First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Ely

We check in with the Ely Folk School every First Friday to find out what kinds of arts and cultural events are happening up there. This morning Betty Firth filled us in on a variety of events including pine needle basketry classes happening this weekend and some special classes taking place at the end of the month. Teh folk school will host a series of events about the night sky and the dark sky movement. Introductions to photographic software, taking pictures of the northern lights, a night photography class, and, among other courses, a class about understanding the effects of light polution on plantsand humans and a class about taking pictures with telescopes (see pics attached to this post!). Check out the Ely Folk School website to find out details of all the upcoming opportunities.

PLAY | 07:24
First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Bagley, Aitkin, Bigfork, Brainerd & Bemidji

First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Bagley, Aitkin, Bigfork, Brainerd & Bemidji

Every first Friday of the month, our Area Voices producer Katie Carter digs around to find out what kinds of things are going on in the region. Today she told us about new exhibits at the Jaques Art Center in Aitkin, the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork, the Crossing Arts Alliance in Brainerd, what would be on this month’s first Friday art walk in Bemidji, what’s happening at the Watermark Art Center and she tipped us off to a story telling workshop in Bagley. So much happening! Listen for the full report!

PLAY | 09:02
First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Grand Rapids

First Friday Arts Cavalcade: Grand Rapids

On the first Friday of the month we check in with Katie Marshall, Executive Director of the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids. Katie tells us all about the new exhibits at the MacRostie as well as the many other cool arts events happening around town. At the MacRostie this month is the annual exhibition, Six McKnight Artists, featuring new work by 2017 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists recipients Xilam Balam Ybarra (St.

PLAY | 07:22
Clown Radio Play

Clown Radio Play

On this episode of Real College Podcast we have prepared a very special Radio Play that’s sure to be like nothing else you’ve ever heard.

PLAY | 25:19
From Rosemaling to Tick-Tock Wood Working!

From Rosemaling to Tick-Tock Wood Working!

Roseau, MN artist Jean Honl shares her thoughts and experience with rosemaling and woodworking.

Jean discusses her skills as a 40-plus year rosemaling expert, her love of teaching, woodworking art – to include a Grandfather clock – and her winning the “Artist of the Year” award from the NW Minnesota Arts Council at their recent spring art exhibit in Badger, MN.

PLAY | 13:20
Winona State University Presentation of The Frogs

Winona State University Presentation of The Frogs

On this episode of Art Beat, we talk to some of the cast from the WSU Theatre and Dance Departments presentation of The Frogs. The Frogs is a Greek comedy reimagined to reflect the scarcity of decent politicians in our current political landscape. In this retelling of the tale, Dionysus travels to Hades in search of a politician with a moral compass. We talked to the cast of the show about the meaning behind the play and some of their favorite comedic moments. Original air date: 04/09/19.

PLAY | 12:11
Lakes Area Music Festival News!

Lakes Area Music Festival News!

Lakes Area Music Festival was recently awarded a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant. We spoke with Executive Director Scott Lykins about the grant, the 2019 schedule, a fellowship opportunity for students and much more.

PLAY | 09:20
Region 2 Arts Council Arts Expo

Region 2 Arts Council Arts Expo

The Region 2 Arts Council is hosting an arts expo complete with workshops on the business of being a successful artist, creating resumes and artist statements, self publishing, a MN Theater Alliance event, live music, artist demonstrations and more. We spoke to 3 people involved on the morning show.

PLAY | 17:01
Home Grown

Home Grown

On this episode of Real College Podcast, we look at the way people make a house into a cozy and welcoming home.

Question of the Week by Sadie Bozyk 1:12
Hygge by Hannah Dove 3:27
The House by Nathan Fervoy 11:56?

PLAY | 29:57
Frozen River Film Fest 2019: Building Soil and Cassandra

Frozen River Film Fest 2019: Building Soil and Cassandra

On this episode of Art Beat we talk to director Crystal Hegge on her film Building Soil and to a few students who were a part of the Great River Shakespeare Festival and helped to produce the film Cassandra. We talk to them individually about each film and find out what they are about, while also hearing how they feel with the films being shown at the Frozen River Film Festival. Original air date: 04/02/19.

PLAY | 19:35

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