Area Voices

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Area Voices explores the arts, culture, and history of Northern Minnesota. Through in-depth interviews, hosts of Northern Community Radio's Morning Show connect listeners to the area's unique cultural heritage and the experience of life in northern Minnesota.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Area Voices explores the arts, culture, and history of Northern Minnesota. Through in-depth interviews, hosts of Northern Community Radio's Morning Show keep you up-to-date on the local arts scene, help you stay informed on cultural happenings, and transport you to Minnesota's storied past. Connecting listeners to the area's unique cultural heritage and the experience of life in Northern Minnesota. All in a week's work on Area Voices.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


331 Pieces

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Each First Friday we check in with Katie Marshall to find out what's going on in the art world for First Friday events Grand Rapids, MN. We also d...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 08:58
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Each First Friday we check in with Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School to find out what's going on in the art world for First Friday events in Ely...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 07:04
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Each First Friday we check in with Area Voices producer Katie Carter to find out what's going on in the art world for First Friday events in Bemidj...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 13:58
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Each First Friday we check in with Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School to find out what's going on in the art world for First Friday events in Ely...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 05:49
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Each First Friday we check in with Area Voices producer Katie Carter to find out what's going on in the art world for First Friday events in Bemidj...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 05:38
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Each First Friday we check in with Katie Marshall from the McRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN to find out what's going on in the art world for...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 12:18
Caption: Shawn Kiefer, Katie Carter, Lisa Bruns & Shannon Murray
Shawn Kiefer and Parker Bruns will compete in the USA Special Olympics July 1st thru 6th in Seattle, Washington. Shawn stopped by the KBXE studio...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 11:40
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Barbara Schlichting writes mystery novels with First Ladies at the center of them. We spoke to her about it!

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 12:12
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Last July was the 50th anniversary of Bemidji's Art in the Park. Here's a look at our conversation last July

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 11:44
Caption: The Things She Carried
Lou Ferreri is a mixed media visual artist whose 120 piece show is currently on display at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji. His exhibit, "The ...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:44
Caption: Mur Gilman
Mur Gilman is passionate about living an active life and encouraging others to do so, too. She's helped organize Bemidji's Loop the Lake Festival ...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: Arimee Gambill & Katie Carter
Arimee Gambill of Grand Rapids has enrolled in dance classes at the Reif Center since she was a little girl. Last week, she graduated high school...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 15:38
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One man in Bemidji is determined to keep the conversation around diversity going in Bemidji. We spoke to him on the morning show.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 18:34
Caption: Art in Bemidji
On the first Friday of every month, we check with a couple folks around the listening area and discover what is happening in the arts scene!

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:13
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Cynthia Booth has been writing dark fiction for decades. She recently won an international writing award and has a new novella coming out this sum...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 10:35
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The Ikidowin Indigenous People's Task Force(IPTF) Youth Theater Ensemble brings their production,"We will do it for the Water!"to the Reif Center G...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 10:23
Caption: Katie Carter and George "Ole" Olson
Syttende Mai means the 17th of May. Norwegians worldwide celebrate this special day and we learned all about it on the morning show.

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 11:46
Caption: a few members of the cuyuna rock club
The Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society will host the 16th annual Agate and Mineral Show this Saturday and Sunday (May 5-6) at the Crow Wing County ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 14:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is an actress, a writer and an entertaining, effervescent storyteller. In addition to the children's novels she writes, Rose...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 14:52
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Erica Bailey Johnson is the sustainability coordinator at Bemidji State University. She stopped by to chat about the Earth Day events BSU is planni...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:42