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: "Frozen" by Mary Casanova
Mary Casanova has written and published 30 books. Her most recent effort "Frozen" is the story of 16 year old Sadie Rose in the Rainy Lake area on ...

Bought by KFAI and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 18:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: 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 Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 09:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "First Year" by J. O. Salls
“First Year” is a 2011 novel by retired teacher, J.O. Salls. It’s the story of 23 year old English teacher, Robert Baker. The story takes us throug...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 11:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orchid, Credit: Duane Paulson
Duane Paulson is an accomplished fine art photographer living in the St. Cloud area. For more than 40 years Paulson has been using black and white ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Effie North Star Stampede and Rodeo, 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. ...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Convergence at Two Horbors by Dennis Herschbach
Publisher of three previous novels, Dennis Herschbach returns with a new suspense novel titled "Convergence at Two Harbors." In this Real Good Word...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2012
  • Length: 14:10
Caption: "My Mother Is Now Earth" by Mark Anthony Rolo
Dan Sinykin is pursuing a Ph.D. in literature and currently lives in Bemidji. Dan recently read and reviewed Mark Anthony Rolo’s new memoir “My Mot...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2012
  • Length: 02:02
Caption: Shunning Sarah by Julie Kramer
National Bestselling Author Julie Kramer is back with her newest book titled "Shunning Sarah." In this Real Good Words interview Heidi Holtan inter...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2012
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: "Finns In Minnesota" by Arnold Alanen
Finnish immigrants had a good amount of influence in shaping Minnesota's history. Scott Hall talks with Historian Arnold Alanen about his new book ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 20:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Butterfly Dreams
Author Melissa Ann Winter and Illustrator Peggy Fox join Heidi Holtan and John Bauer to talk about their children's book Butterfly Dreams. The book...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 12:05
Caption: Ghost Dancer by Judy Merritt
Judy Merritt, author from the Nevis area of northern Minnesota, joins Heidi Holtan for a Real Good Words interview. Her new book titled "Ghost Danc...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 15:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trickster's Point by William Kent Kreuger
William Kent Kreuger lives in St. Paul and is the author of 10 previous novels in the "Cork O'Conner" series including New York Times best sellers ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 16:08
Caption: Mark Stillman
Mark Stillman plays accordian with vocalist Sima Shumlovsky, and clarinetist Shelly Hanson. From the Twin Cities, this Klezmer Band plays Ethnic Ea...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 15:09
Caption: Oral Tradition, Credit: Ron Benson
Duluth Glass Artist Ron Benson talks to producer Amy Clark about his unique process and the eventual results.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Lyric Center for the Arts - Virginia, MN
As the 100th Anniversary of the Lyric Center for the Arts passes the Lyric Center celebrates new life and a bright future. Maddi Frick recently tou...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 09:19
Caption: Todd Boss - Poet
In honor of the 5th Anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, Minnesota poet Todd Boss has composed 35 poems consisting of 35 words pe...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 18:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Traditional Anishinaabe woman’s skirt:, Credit: Delina White
Delina White talks with Scott Hall about her beadwork pieces appearing at the Tweed Museum in Duluth in an exhibition titled "Mni Sota: Reflections...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 26:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Feeding the Spirit..., Credit: Joseph Geshick
Edge Center Gallery’s Karen Ferlaak tells us about Minnesota native artist Joe Geshick’s retrospective in Bigfork through June.

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Archictect and Artist: Aaron Squadroni
Architect and Artist Aaron Squadroni talks about how the two worlds converge. He and his Art House Xperimental Architecture (AXA) collective have ...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 18:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Producer - Amy Clark
Producer Amy Clark presents a musical train trip up Highway 61 in honor of Bob Dylan’s 71st birthday

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 07:44
  • Purchases: 1