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Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN

Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN

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Grant Frashier travels to the Edge Center for the Arts in Big Fork to see the exhibit "First They Cut Your Hair: Remembering Indian Boarding Schools".

Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

Today on Don’t Cha Know we have a couple of special guests, Jennifer Holden, the Winona Hy-Vee dietician and her intern Jocelyn Smith. With Christmas right around the corner, Jennifer and Jocelyn give us some tips on healthy holiday eating. We talk about appetizers, sweets and how to not overeat during the holiday meal. We also learn what role alcohol might play in gaining those extra holiday pounds.

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Jen’s Wreaths

Jen’s Wreaths

Host Grant Frashier talks with Jen McFadden of Jen’s Wreaths of Deer River, Minnesota during their busiest season.

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The Untold Story of the Revolutionists, a Timely Play at St. Cloud State University

The Untold Story of the Revolutionists, a Timely Play at St. Cloud State University

So, you say you want a revolution?

In this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with director and SCSU faculty member Carol Cooley and a couple student actors and the stage manager about the upcoming production of Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists.

Set in during the French Revolution, the Revolutionists explores the questions of freedom and feminism in a comedic fashion that allows for the timeliness and timelessness of these issues to be explored.

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.

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The Untold Story of Aar Maanta and The Urban Nomads Visiting St. Cloud with the Midnimo Project

The Untold Story of Aar Maanta and The Urban Nomads Visiting St. Cloud with the Midnimo Project

In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with internationally renowned musician Aar Maanta and members of his band The Urban Nomads. Based in London, Aar Maanta is considered a leading musical voice for a new Somali generation that has mostly experienced exile from their war-torn country.

Following a long and winding path to get to Minnesota, Aar Maanta is in town as part of the Midnimo Project, a partnership with KVSC, the Paramount Center for the Arts, SCSU, and the Cedar Cultural Center, and they played the Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud in October of 2018.

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.

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The Untold Story of GREAT Theater’s My Fair Lady and the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

The Untold Story of GREAT Theater’s My Fair Lady and the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

Stella Adler once said, “The word theater comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.”
In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits GREAT Theater’s Helgeson Learning Lab to talk with Mickey Morstad, Denny Smith, and Aimee Miron about GREAT’s production of My Fair Lady as well as the rest of what this twenty plus year institution has planned for the upcoming year in St. Cloud.

. . . Including a truly terrifying partnership between GREAT and KVSC Radio!

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.

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The Untold Story of the 10 Year Anniversary of the Great River Regional Library’s St. Cloud Branch Building

The Untold Story of the 10 Year Anniversary of the Great River Regional Library’s St. Cloud Branch Building

Where can you find a book on traditional lefse recipes? Where can a 5 year old, a 15 year old, and a 55 year old all find something to read? Where can you attend a presentation to find out all about orphan trains and hobos? Where can you schedule and hold a meeting to inform the public about your spiderweb photo collection? Where can you find DVD’s, CD’s, and eBooks . . . ALL FOR FREE?

Well, it’s the St. Cloud Public Library, of course!

In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with Abby Faulkner of the Great River Regional Library system on the eve of their 10 year anniversary celebration of the St. Cloud branch opening.

As the central hub of the six-county regional library system, the St. Cloud Public Library has seen thousands of patrons come through its doors and has been a cultural magnet for everyone in central Minnesota. Even through the challenges of being a public space and with the electronic evolution of how people research and read, the Great River Regional Library continues achieving its mission.

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.

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The Untold Story of the St. Cloud State University Archives, 150 Years of History with Tom Steman

The Untold Story of the St. Cloud State University Archives, 150 Years of History with Tom Steman

Have you ever wondered how World War I affected St. Cloud State University? Have you ever wondered how the neighborhood around the college has changed over the years? Have you ever wondered what the major SCSU sports landmark of 1895 was all about?

Well, in this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with University Archivist Tom Steman on the eve of SCSU’s sesquicentennial year celebration. He’s got the answers to all these questions and much, much more!

Located on the third floor of the Miller Learning Center, the SCSU Archive provides a look back into the history of SCSU through both physical and digital means, and in this latest conversation between Jeff and Tom, they cover such topics like the first graduating class at SCSU, the costume sketches of Harvey Jurik, and KVSC Trivia, which is celebrating its 40th year.

This program is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grant.

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Engage Winona with Brian Voerding

Engage Winona with Brian Voerding

Hello and welcome to Don’t Cha Know. What we usually do on this program is let you know what’s going on around town for the coming week but sometimes we have guests to tell you what they have going on around town. Today is one of those days and we are joined in the studio by Brian Voerding who works with Engage Winona. Originally aired: 10/08/18

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CRiusin the blues EP 87 John Lomax

CRiusin the blues EP 87 John Lomax

Join Mr Jack as he takes you on a musical journey with Blues artis John Lomax

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Cruisin the Blues EP 86- The Heather NewmanBand

Cruisin the Blues EP 86- The Heather NewmanBand

Join Mr Jack as he takes you on a musical journey with Blues Musicians The Heather Newman Band.

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