Campbell Public Library (East Grand Forks, MN) Director Charlotte Helgeson shares detail on a northwest Minnesota art exhibit opening soon at Campbell, and reveals the most popular genre of novel subject matter at Campbell – Westerns!
Gillian Bedford has been painting and exhibiting for decades. Her most recent exhibit “Landscapes and Abstracts of the North Woods” is currently on view at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN. Her daughter Amara Bedford is showing her first solo art show “A Visual Celebration of Nature as our Healer” across the street at the Old Central School in Grand Rapids. They’ve been inspiring and supporting each other creatively for decades. In this Area Voices learn about their individual journeys with art, how their family life cultivated wonder, Amara’s focus on art as therapy, their individual styles and processes, and of course their exhibits!
Dr. Gwen Nell Westerman has been appointed the new MN Poet Laureate. And a celebration is being held soon for the publication of five Ojibwe language books. And also, Dr Antony Stately, CEO of the Native American Community Clinic, shares wise words on the radio.
In this Area Voices segment, Magie Baumgartner discusses how being called a racist can be the beginning of critically important bridge-building as well as how Critical Race Theory expands understanding of history.
This is an old picture – we’d never risk leaving out a bird feeder (yes, that’s what that UFO-looking thing is), not this summer. Today on Stay Human, tales from the Drought of ’21 — how the critters are getting by, including the human critters: Terry O’Brien is crying in her garden, Scott Stowell reports from Ely on The Silence of the Lawns, and Matthew Miltich tells the story of “The Three Bears and We.”
Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo they get a surprise call from Dr. Anthony Fauci who asks to get an Indian name. He isn’t given a new name but learns to say “Giga-waabamin menawaa” (See you again)!