Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
World renowned and local artist Bela Petheo came to St. John’s University as a teacher and artist in 1966 and has been a part of the central Minnesota community ever since, with many of his hundreds of paintings and etchings capturing the essences of people we see every day. In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Bela’s self-designed home studio to discuss his journey from communist Hungary to the United States, the changes he’s witnessed in the art world, and how he went about creating his over 500 paintings throughout his career
This week we feature an interview with Duluth Jazz guitarist Darin Bergsven produced for Northern Community Radio by Producer Amy Clark. Northern Community Radio intern and Senior at Grand Rapids High School Erika Kooda also brings us an interview with Luke Thompson of Youtube parody sensation Mippey 5. We also hear music from The Bitter Spills, St. Anyway, I Like You, and Alicia Corbett.