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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Caption: "Yorkville Twins" by Joseph and John Gindele
Joseph and John Gindele are twin brothers that grew up on the unforgiving streets of Yorkville on Manhattan’s ethnic Upper East Side over 60 years ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Soudan Iron Formation - Banded Iron, Credit: Britt Aamodt
Every weekend this summer, vacationers from all over Minnesota and beyond its borders have packed up the family car and headed north to Highway 1. ...

Bought by KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, and KFAI


  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Lineage" by Joe Hart
Joe Hart is an author living in the Grand Rapids area. Heidi Holtan and John Bauer talks with Joe Hart about his new supernatural thriller, and abo...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 17:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School. During the school year Erika Kooda will be checking in with essays reflecting on her senior ye...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: Anne Dunn
Anne Dunn is an Ojibwe storyteller and crone, which she describes as an elder wisdom keeper, holy hag, earth mother, and sky woman. In this essay A...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Migrations: Poetry and Prose For Life's Transitions" edited by Sheila Packa
Sheila Packa lives in northern Minnesota near Lake Superior. She has published three books of poetry. Sheila also recently passed on the title of P...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Chris Niskanen with his sauna, Credit: Britt Aamodt
The first Finnish immigrants to arrive in Minnesota settled here sometime around the middle of the 19th century and the close of the Civil War. Min...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Anne Dunn
Anne Dunn is an Ojibwe storyteller and crone, which she describes as an elder wisdom keeper, holy hag, earth mother, and sky woman.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School. During the school year Erika Kooda will be checking in with essays reflecting on her senior ye...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 07:36
Caption: "Half In Shade: Family, Photography, and Fate" by Judith Kitchen
Judith Kitchen is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction. Here Dan Sinkyn reviews "Half In Shade: Family, Photography, and Fate" a ...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Mayor of the Universe" by Lorna Landvik
Lorna Landvik is the author of eight previous novels including the best selling "Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons, "Oh My Stars," and "The View Fro...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 20:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "The Last Hunter: An American Family Album." by Will Weaver
Will Weaver is a highly successful writer who has published mainly in the area of young-adult fiction. Here though we have an adult non-fiction mem...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Erika Kooda
During the school year Erika Kooda will be checking in with essays reflecting on her senior year experience. This is the third installment of that ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Forbes
Bemidji area writer Michael Forbes recites his essay written in contemplation of Aurora Borealis, family, and home.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: "Praying To A Laughing God" by Kevin McColley
In this Real Good Words interview Maggie Montgomery and Robert Saxton were joined in the studios of Northern Community Radio by northern Minnesota ...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Saxton
In the first of a series of essays, Robert Saxton reflects on perspective and some of the unique characteristics of living in northern Minnesota. I...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
During the school year she'll be checking in with essays reflecting on her experience. This is the second installment of that series of essays.

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "North Country: The Making of Minnesota" by Mary Lethert Wingerd
For a lot of us the history of Minnesota begins at the time of statehood in 1858, and is a history of progress from then to the present. Historia...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Oct 01, 2012
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda has recently begun her senior year at Grand Rapids High School. During the school year she'll be checking in with essays reflecting on ...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: "Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of the Community" by Brenda J. Child
Brenda J. Child's latest book "Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of the Community" examines the vital role women have playe...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:52