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Noticing

Noticing



Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.

Voyageurs Wolf Project study finds wolves use ambush hunting to catch beavers

Voyageurs Wolf Project study finds wolves use ambush hunting to catch beavers

The Voyageurs Wolf Project has produced some new information about how wolves hunt in the Northwoods.


Race in Public Media Part 2

Race in Public Media Part 2

Public Media, notoriously a white-led institution, has a race problem. It lacks diverse voices and equitable work environments. And it hasn’t improved in the last 50 years. The crew is joined by veteran reporter and former co-host Marianne Combs on the recently published article that was co-signed by more than 200 journalists.

https://celesteheadlee.medium.com/an-anti-racist-future-a-vision-and-plan-for-the-transformation-of-public-media-224149ab37e6


Audrey Thayer, Bemidji’s First Indigenous City Councilwoman

Audrey Thayer, Bemidji’s First Indigenous City Councilwoman

As leadership professor at Leech Lake Tribal College, Audrey Thayer inspires and empowers her students to make positive change in the world. Her life experience has given her a unique perspective on societal stereotypes, limiting systems, and navigating both legal and political platforms. In this Area Voices segment, learn about the path that led her to using her voice for change, what she hopes to accomplish in the next four years as Bemidji’s first Indigenous City Councilwoman, and the importance of diversity at the policymaking table.


Centerstage Minnesota, February 19,2021

Centerstage Minnesota, February 19,2021

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Dessa, Soo Line Loons, Christopher David Hanson Band, Buffalo Gals Girls Band, Teague Alexy, Annie and the Bang Bangs and more.


Far-Flung

Far-Flung

We’re far-flung this week on Stay Human, swimming the world with Carolyn King, and hearing what it’s like to be 5000 miles from home, the lure of the unknown, how a homebody finds the world at his doorstep, and tips for the traveler from far-flung correspondent David McDonald. Lace up your tavellin’ shoes for words and music.


CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

Norah Rendell is the Artistic Director for the Center for Irish Music(CIM) in St. Paul, MN. Saturday, February 20th at 7pm the CIM will host their annual Eigse – it’s an event celebrating traditional Irish music, arts, and culture. This year, the “Gaela” is happening virtually, so anyone with access to the internet can attend. With an online Celtic art auction and stellar performances by instructors including Norah, her husband Brian Miller and Cory Froehlich (both of Bemidji), and many others. Everyone is encouraged to join in this unique and festive celebration by visiting Center for Irish Music’s website, YouTube channel, or Facebook page.

It’s going to be a mix of performances, virtual performances. Some of them will be live from the Celtic Junction Arts Center… musicians, including Brian and Danny Diamond, who’s a fantastic fiddle player who’s just moved here from Ireland, There’s going to be some dancing. The whole thing is emceed by a friend of ours named Mairtin de Cogain who is a great bodran player and just a great entertainer who lives in California. He’s going to be hosting from his house in California, along with Brian and I at the Celtic Junction.


Bonnie Lundorff from Willow Wood Market

Bonnie Lundorff from Willow Wood Market

Bonnie Lundorff owner of Willow Wood Market in Bemidji joins the Friday Morning Show to talk about quilting during a pandemic. Willow Wood Market is a quilt shop and wool studio that prior to Covid was a meeting place for quilters and crafters and was home to a wide array of classes. Bonnie shares with us her idea for a new Covid friendly way to put on a quilt show and she talks about what quilting has meant to her during the pandemic.


Nedahness Rose Greene, Photographer

Nedahness Rose Greene, Photographer

In just four years Nedahness Rose Greene’s ability to capture the essence of a moment has changed her life. Currently exhibiting in four galleries, Nedahness has shared the stage with Snoop Dog and her work has been featured in the Washington Post. With clients including Heart Berry, the Northern Sparks nighttime arts festival, and the United States Hip Hop Coalition, her momentum continues to build. Nedahness’s current exhibit in the Miikanan gallery at the Watermark Art Center is called Mashkawiziiwag “They are Strong.” It’s a collection of powerfully intimate images captured at gatherings including Black Lives Matter marches, George Floyd protests, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women awareness events. In this Area Voices segment, learn about her journey as an artist and why representation in media matters to her.


Counter Stories: Race in Public Media

Counter Stories: Race in Public Media

Public Media, notoriously a white-led institution, has a race problem. It lacks diverse voices and equitable work environments. And it hasn’t improved in the last 50 years. The crew is joined by veteran reporter and former co-host Marianne Combs on the recently published article that was co-signed by more than 200 journalists.


Centerstage Minnesota, February 12, 2021

Centerstage Minnesota, February 12, 2021

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Thomas X, Chris Holm, Baby Boys, Peter Mayer, Soo Line Loons, Lydia Liza and Big Cats and more.


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