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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.

Midwest Music Fest 2019: The Heavy Set

Midwest Music Fest 2019: The Heavy Set

On this episode of the Live Feed, we go to the 2019 Midwest Music Fest to hear from The Heavy Set. We’ll hear the band’s performance and speak to them about their signature blend of country, rock and indie genres. Original air date: 6/26/19

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Midwest Music Fest 2019: Matt Hannah

Midwest Music Fest 2019: Matt Hannah

On this episode of the Live Feed, we continue our coverage of the 2019 Midwest Music Festival. This episode features Minneapolis based singer/songwriter Matt Hannah. KQAL’s KJ sat down with Matt when he performed at Blooming Grounds during the festival. Matt Hannah’s music is Americana through and through. Full of soulful tunes with thoughtful lyrics, Matt Hannah just might take you back to a simpler time. So sit back and enjoy. Original air date: 6/21/19

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DIY Bug Spray

DIY Bug Spray

Mosquitos, ticks and gnats, oh my! Its that time of year again when pesky bugs are out to hamper your good time in the summer. But who wants that greasy smelly bugspray full of DEET all over your body? And what if you have sensitive skin? Or you don’t want your children covered in chemicals… Thankfully, there are all natural alternatives out there. On this episode of Culture Clique, we go to Bluff Country Co-op to talk to Hailey Beeman about making your own insect repellent. Hailey is a supplement and body care assistant at the co-op, or as she likes to say, she’s a body love assistant. Because you need to love your body inside and out. Hailey and I talked about some of the benefits of making your own bugspray and what goes into it. With the right ingredients it’s really quite easy to do. Original air date: 6/20

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Over the Back Fence June 2019

Over the Back Fence June 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. With host Damon Prestemon and a cast full of local talent featuring music, jokes, skits and much more! Original air date: 6/19/19

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Midwest Music Fest 2019: Harper’s Jar

Midwest Music Fest 2019: Harper’s Jar

On this episode of the Live Feed, we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest. This episode features Minneapolis band Harper’s Jar. This 3 piece indie rock band isn’t afraid to pull out all the stops to give you a rockin live show. The band talks about the new album they’re working on, whats currently on their playlists and why there’s no such thing as a guilty pleasure when it comes to the music they listen to. Original air date: 6/14/19

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Nerd Nite: Nathan Moore on school lunches

Nerd Nite: Nathan Moore on school lunches

It’s time to get your geek on. On this episode of Culture Clique we go once again to Nerd Nite Winona at Ed’s No Name Bar. This time around we hear from Nathan Moore, physics professor at Winona State University. In this Nerd Nite talk Nathan poses the question, why does school lunch work better than school? Original air date: 6/13/19

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Midwest Music Fest 2019: Aby Wolf and Eric Mayson

Midwest Music Fest 2019: Aby Wolf and Eric Mayson

On this episode of the Live Feed, we go to the 2019 Midwest Music Fest to catch up with electronic duo Eric Mayson and Aby Wolf. We’ll listen to their mesmerizing set and discuss their wonderfully unique style of electronic indie music. Original air date: 6/12/19

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Midwest Music Fest 2019: Gully Boys

Midwest Music Fest 2019: Gully Boys

On this episode of the Live Feed, we return to our coverage of the 2019 Midwest Music Festival. This episode features the Minneapolis based band Gully Boys. With just a couple years under their belts, Gully Boys have released one full length album and have been rocking audiences ever since their inception. We caught up with the band when they played the festival at Ed’s No Name Bar here in Winona. Original air date: 6/07/19

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Nerd Nite: Midnight Movies with Nathaniel Nelson

Nerd Nite: Midnight Movies with Nathaniel Nelson

Have you ever been to a midnight movie? What exactly constitutes a midnight movie? How did the trend get started and is it now something of the past? On this episode of Culture Clique, we find out the answers to these questions. Local filmmaker/photographer Nathaniel Nelson takes us on a journey through the world of schlock and midnight movies during a recent Nerd Nite talk at Eds No Name Bar. Nathaniel takes us back to the origins of the midnight movie, discusses the finer points of the genre and also contemplates its future. Original air date: 6/06/19

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Thunder Chases LIghtening: Vicky Emerson’s Music and Mentorship

Thunder Chases LIghtening: Vicky Emerson’s Music and Mentorship

Vicky Emerson is a Minneapolis based singer/songwriter/producer of Americana music. She co-founded Front Porch Music Group and mentors women with producing their own albums. Her most recent album is Steady Heart.

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