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LPTV Tapes Full Season of Backroads This Week in Bemidji

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music | Arts | Culture | Northern Community Radio – KAXE & KBXE
Four years ago, Lakeland Public Television(LPTV) revived a beloved music program that aired decades ago. Backroads showcases northern Minnesota musicians and has become somewhat of an Austin City Limits of the northland. Each September, LPTV schedules a week's worth of concerts complete with live audiences. Beginning in November, those concerts and backstage interviews with the artists begin airing on LPTV as the Backroads season takes off.

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Soul-Hope

With the upcoming closing of the Racial Reckoning Project, Georgia and reporter Feven Gerezgiher reflect on their time together and how this project has brought them some hope during a difficult time.


Every Child Matters: Bemidji’s 1st Orange Shirt Day

Bemidji recently held its first Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters event. Attendees recognized the significant impact residential boarding schools have had on Indigenous communities. They shared stories, celebrated lives, sent prayers, and raised hope.


MHB – HOLIDAY SONGS – WEEK 1

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! It’s our monthly tribute to members of the MN Association of Songwriters, all holiday tunes, including artists Colleen Dillion, Bob Muscovitz, Greg Connor and more!. And we report on a Denver beer called “Pretzel Assassin–all on MHB!

(Aired December 2 2021)


What is American Art?

What is American art? And, who is considered an American Artist? Just a few of the questions we had as we welcome Dr. Kate Beane who will be taking up the position of Executive Director at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.


Otters, beavers and muskrats

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


Record rainfall

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


Lingering fall

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


Birds of Fall

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist and she joins us periodically to report on what she’s seeing in our woods and waters right now.


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