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Behind the Scenes with MN Musicians: Off-Mic and On-Camera – featuring Night Moves


Minneapolis locals brought the beach to us at Studio K (http://www.radiok.org/instudios/) and performed a set! Recorded 5.18.18 at Radio K. http://radiok.org Be sure to check out their in-studio performance! https://youtu.be/xvlTLUfYMj4 Video shot by Grace Baldwin. Edited by Grace Baldwin. Audio recorded and mastered by Johan Barreiro.

Autumn Art and Western Literature!

Autumn Art and Western Literature!

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!


EP179 Memphis Minnie

EP179 Memphis Minnie

Tribute to one of Blues music’s great contributors, Memphis Minnie.


Gillian & Amara Bedford: A legacy of creativity, positivity, and love

Gillian & Amara Bedford: A legacy of creativity, positivity, and love

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!


Strong Women: Bird Chick Sharon Stiteler

Strong Women: Bird Chick Sharon Stiteler

Her latest book is called “1001 Secrets Every Birder Should Know – Tips and Trivia For the Backyard and Beyond”. She talked with us today about where the passion for birds came from (when she was 7), migratory birds right now and birds on her life list.


MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.

MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.

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.


Saluting the Goose in Middle River, MN!

Saluting the Goose in Middle River, MN!

Brianna Geer directs the on-stage performances of “The Outsider” in Middle River, during “the town’s annual “Goose Festival” where hundreds of people come to hunt goose and have family fun over seven days. Brianna is a music teacher in Karlstad, MN.


Continuing the Conversation: Critical Race Theory

Continuing the Conversation: Critical Race Theory

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.


Drought of ’21

Drought of ’21

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.”


Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: “Giga-waabamin menawaa” (See you again)!

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: “Giga-waabamin menawaa” (See you again)!

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)!


Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: “Anokii – Giizhigad” or Labor Day

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: “Anokii – Giizhigad” or Labor Day

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say “Anokii – Giizhigad” or Labor Day. They talk about work and labor and get a call from the Queen of England who learns to say “Miigwech bizindaawiiyag” – Thank you for listening.


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