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Noticing

Noticing

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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.

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

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Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage, Minnesota, February 8, 2019

Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

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Arts Improve Economic, Social and Cultural Health: 2019 Creative MN Report

Arts Improve Economic, Social and Cultural Health: 2019 Creative MN Report

The 2019 Creative MN report is a comprehensive assessment of the impacts the arts sector has on the economic, social, and cultural health of the state of Minnesota. In this segment of Area Voices, Sheila Smith, Executive Director of MN Citizens for the Arts, explains how data was collected, the economic boon that arts create in communities, how the arts improve social culture, and the value of arts education in schools as a means of preparing kids for the workplace.

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Artist Interview: Kathy McTavish

Artist Interview: Kathy McTavish

Kathy McTavish is a cellist, a media artist, a computer coder, a composer and a creator of installation art whose exhibits create unique multi-modal, multi-sensory experiences for anyone who finds themselves inside one. Her exhibit Cloud Factory is currently showing at the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia, MN. Cloud Factory melds quilting, computer coding, wall projections, chants and much more. Kathy spoke with us on the morning show about her exhibit.

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Part 2:   PLAY |10:24
Artist Interview: Mary Beth Magyar

Artist Interview: Mary Beth Magyar

Mary Beth Magyar’s hive series called Analogous is currently on exhibit in the Minnesota gallery inside the MacRostie Arts Center in Grand Rapids. John and Heidi spoke with Mary Beth about the inspirations behind her hive series, her creative process, her passion for hives and nests, and her new dog Luna.

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Captain Gravitone and the String Theory Orchestra

Captain Gravitone and the String Theory Orchestra

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you on a journey through the fantastical world of Captain Gravitone and the String Theory Orchestra. We’ll dive into the circus life that spawned the character of Captain Gravitone and his superpowers and we’ll also get to meet the man behind the creation of Captain Gravitone.

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Over The Back Fence March 2019

Over The Back Fence March 2019

KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN. The 25th anniversary season kicks off with a trip to the Grand Ole Opry with songs like Ring of Fire, I Fall to Pieces and Big Bad John. Musical performances by The Medicine Brothers and Janine Sherry. A sing along medley of I Saw the Light, I’ll Fly Away and Circle Be Unbroken rounds out the show.

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Washboard For The Modern Folk

Washboard For The Modern Folk

Minneapolis percussionist Mikkel Beckman doesn’t want the spotlight. He’d rather you settle into the groove of his bandmates. He’s a washboard percussionist who stretches the boundaries of the washboard beyond the hills and hollers of American folk music. KFAI’s Ryan Dawes produced this audio portrait.

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Boiled In Lead’s 36 Years of Musical Surprises

Boiled In Lead’s 36 Years of Musical Surprises

When you think of Independent twin cities Bands, you have to think of Boiled in Lead. The group’s thirty-plus history includes Celtic Music, rock, Eastern European traditional music and of course its own ideas. Drummer Drew Miller talked with Phil Nusbaum about what makes Boiled in Lead tick.

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From Shy Kid To Prolific Performer

From Shy Kid To Prolific Performer

As a kid, Joy Dolo was shy. Now she’s an actor, a member of the comedy troupe Blackout Improv and a podcaster. KFAI’s Dixie Treichel produced this audio portrait.

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