Art Beat

Series produced by KQAL

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Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it!

Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it! Insight into the artist's life and practices. What motivates a person to create and their place in society. Unique insights into the minds of a individuals who dare to express themselves freely!


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On this episode of Art Beat we take you to the 2021 Frozen River Film Festival which was held virtually this year. Today, we hear from Raymond Rea,...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2021
  • Length: 29:10
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Today on Art Beat we talk to Lyn Goldfarb on her film Eddy’s World that was shown at this years Frozen River Film Festival. We talked about her rea...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 36:23
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Today on Art Beat we talk to Kris Hipps on her film Samaritan that was shown at this year Frozen River Film Festival. We talked about the inspirati...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 25:56
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Today on Art Beat we talk to Mary Farrell on her film Winona: Unmasked that was shown at this years Frozen River Film Festival. We talked about her...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 28:41
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On this episode of Art Beat we’re talking about the film John Latsch: The Man and His River, produced by Mary Farrell and written by Frances Edstro...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 32:31
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Today on Art Beat we’re discussing the first ever Minnesota Music Video Menagerie, an outdoor music video festival this Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Hi...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 28:21
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The effects of the Covid 19 pandemic are far reaching, and the world of performing arts is getting hit hard, but what can we do? How do audiences f...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 33:02
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The COVID 19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on many industries and the performing arts is no exception. In fact, it is getting hit exceptionally hard. ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 30:32
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Today on Art Beat we talk with local poet Pete Engen. Pete is a published poet, has written linear notes for local bands and also mc’d the 2019 Boa...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 43:42
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Today on Art Beat we talk “On the Fly” with Lanesboro Arts. On the Fly is the latest exhibit at the Lanesboro Art Gallery and is inspired by a popu...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 16:24
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Cancellations of events of all kinds have become commonplace in recent months and many in the art world are finding new and inventive ways to conti...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 18:25
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Going to the museum isn’t something that we can do during the stay at home order, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy museums and art from our own...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 14:20
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As we all know, students all over and at all levels have been attending classes remotely due to Covid 19. Because of this students are now attendin...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 21:48
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On this episode of art beat, we go in studio with artist Rebecca VanAcker. We sat down to discuss her paintings, sketches and her work with Bloodto...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 22:30
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Today on Art Beat we dive into some Minnesota made films from the 2020 FRFF. First, KQAL’s Matt Drewry talks to Brendan Harris about his film This ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 39:20
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Motherhood is a tough topic for young people, how does and eighth grader handle it? Today on the Art Beat we interview WSU film student Brynn Artl...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 20:40
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Today on Art Beat, we speak to filmmaker Brenda Piekarski about her new adevnture documentary, Ode to Minnesota. Ode to Minnesota follows the exper...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 14:08
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In 1995 large numbers of deformed frogs were discovered in MN, it was talked about a lot in the media and people were concerned about something in ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 11:58
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Today on Art Beat we talk Winona State University’s 30th annual Dancescape performance. Joining us today is Tatum Reitter, publicity assistant and ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 23:43
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This week on Art Beat, we hear from Lois Peterson on her new exhibit, Listening for Evidence. Listening for Evidence explores Lois' fascination wit...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 09:35