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Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN

Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN



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".

EP179 Memphis Minnie

EP179 Memphis Minnie

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


The Untold Story of Detroit Pistons Team Psychologist Corey Yeager and the Smithsonian Exhibit “The Bias Inside Us”

The Untold Story of Detroit Pistons Team Psychologist Corey Yeager and the Smithsonian Exhibit “The Bias Inside Us”

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with visiting lecturer Dr. Corey Yeager, Team Psychologist from the Detroit Pistons.
Yeager will be in town on Thursday, September 9 speaking at 11:00 in SCUS’s Atwood Center as part of the Smithsonian exhibit “The Bias Inside Us.” We all have biases, and sometimes they are useful while at other times they really hold us back. Yeager and The Bias Inside Us are here to show us the difference and give us the tools to handle them appropriately.


The Untold Story of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha and Her Award Winning State Fair Crop Art

The Untold Story of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha and Her Award Winning State Fair Crop Art

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack delves into a rather seedy aspect of the Minnesota State Fair with State Auditor Julie Blaha. With previous blue ribbons for State Fair “crop art” under her belt, Blaha talks about how blending math and art helps in the political arena and how participation in local government is the glue that holds the mosaic of our society together, all through the canvas of this uniquely Minnesotan art form.


EP178 Jake Andrews

EP178 Jake Andrews

Jake Andrews 2021 album release “In The Shadows”


EP177 Damon Fowler “Alafia Moon”

EP177 Damon Fowler “Alafia Moon”

Damon Fowler’s 2021 album, “Alafia Moon”


EP176 Hardware Billy Gibbons

EP176 Hardware Billy Gibbons

2021 release by Billy F. Gibbons- his 3rd solo album; “Hardware”


The Untold Story of the 2021 MN State Fair in the Time of COVID

The Untold Story of the 2021 MN State Fair in the Time of COVID

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with a variety of Minnesota State Fair exhibitors as the fair kicks off Thursday, August 26.

Normally, KVSC along with AMPERS, the Association of Minnesota Public and Educational Radio Stations, would be broadcasting live from the Fair, but due to concerns over COVID and the Delta Variant, we will not be at the Fair this year. However, the folks Jeff talks with today will be, and they are all excited to see what this very different year at the Fair brings!

There are discussions about Princess Kay and the passing of the butter knife after a 50 year tradition, a new sensory building supported by Fraser to help with those who are a little overwhelmed by everything at the Fair, innovative research from the University of Minnesota’s Driven to Discover, the MPCA’s Eco Experience has brought an 18,000 lb ice cube, and the Common Table explores how our food and eating habits are changing and what we can do to stay healthy.


The Untold Story of The Long Road East with Author Quentin Super

The Untold Story of The Long Road East with Author Quentin Super

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we travel by bicycle to the east from St. Cloud to Portland, Maine. Quentin Super is an SCSU graduate who, along with a friend, biked 1,800 miles over seven weeks to the east coast, and then wrote a book about it called The Long Road East. Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with the author about the trials and trails of that life changing experience.


The EXTENDED Untold Story of Dr. Annette Atkins’ Missing Pieces at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast Club

The EXTENDED Untold Story of Dr. Annette Atkins’ Missing Pieces at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast Club

In today’s FULL and EXTENDED Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends the Stearns History Museum’s Breakfast Club presentation of Dr. Annette Atkins, professor emeritus from the College of St. Benedict St. John’s University.
Following the death of George Floyd, Dr. Atkins began developing a program called “Missing Pieces” that detailed the racial makeup and development of the St. Cloud area so that we might all have a better idea of where we came from in order to be able to move into a better future.


The Untold Story of Dr. Annette Atkins’ Missing Pieces at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast Club

The Untold Story of Dr. Annette Atkins’ Missing Pieces at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast Club

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends the Stearns History Museum’s Breakfast Club presentation of Dr. Annette Atkins, professor emeritus from the College of St. Benedict St. John’s University.
Following the death of George Floyd, Dr. Atkins began developing a program called “Missing Pieces” that detailed the racial makeup and development of the St. Cloud area so that we might all have a better idea of where we came from in order to be able to move into a better future.


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