Culturology

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Stories from Northern Minnesota's arts and culture scene.

Discover and get involved with the broad and deep world of arts and culture in Northern Minnesota. Each edition features profiles of artists from a wide spectrum of creativity, from painters, potters and sculptors to fine-arts and heritage musicians, authors and poets. The program also endeavors to be an entry point into the rich cultural past and present of our region. Join in the cultural conversation by using the calendar of events, and providing stories and reviews of events you attend. A variety of arts and culture voices, textures, and topics await you select Thursday mornings in the 8 o’clock hour.


175 Pieces

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Discussed in this piece are an Arctic map made partially of Arctic muskox fur, a venison-keeper made with materials from deer, and many more pieces...

Bought by mnartists.org


  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Artist Jill Jevne of Jacobson, MN speaks with her husband Robert Jevne about her exhibition Prophets and Revolutionaries, on display through July a...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 08:50
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Grand Rapids resident Matthew Miltich tells the story of his grandfather Andró Miletic and his reluctant journey from seaside Croatia to the Iron R...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 16:42
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We’ll hear from Kris Prestidge. He’ll tell the story of his Finnish immigrant grandparents who settled north of Deer River, and the family reunion...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 08:36
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Will Weaver, Bemidji-area author of books like “Sweet Land,” is also deep into the young-adult writing business. His current entry in that field i...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:15
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Robert Jevne attempts to carve a tree – out of a tree – with hilarious results.

Bought by KFAI and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Forest History Center bunkhouse, Credit: MN Historical Society
Meet 1900 logger and troubador Boston McBride, a character of Forest History Center interpreter Brian McCaulay.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Cyclist, gardener, and senior citizen Pat Williams of Jacobson, Minnesota tells about the greatest of her journeys, a six-week trek along the Missi...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 10:00
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A Grand Rapids man recently wrote and illustrated a picture book about a cowboy… a cowboy who finds himself a pawn in a parlor game between God a...

Bought by mnartists.org


  • Added: Oct 07, 2010
  • Length: 11:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Audio drama is alive and well in International Falls. Jeff Adams of Icebox Radio Theater talks about the troupe's history and its upcoming role in...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 11:12
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A secret society of swordsmen revealed their talents and charitable aspirations to their home community of Bemidji at the Swashbucklers' Guild Equi...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 09:34