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.


316 Pieces

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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
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Gaelynn Lea is a singer, a songwriter, a musician and a woman living with a disability. Since the age of 2, her electric wheelchair has moved her...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 17:28
Caption: Laura Goliaszewski
As gallery director of both the Talley Gallery at Bemidji State University(BSU) and the Harlow-Kleven Gallery inside the Watermark Art Center, Laur...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 18:22
Caption: Wendell Affield & Katie Carter
Wendell Affield was forbidden to go into the chickenhouse. Once his mother passed away, he was able to enter. What he discovered was a treasure t...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:06
Caption: Maori Weaving by Karl Leonard
Jenny Wilder loves her fiber. A couple cross country road trips inspired her to turn her energy toward connecting and showcasing fiber artists. ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 15:02
Caption: Canoeing
Headwaters Canoe Club kicks off their Tuesday night summer cruise season April 24th. We spoke with Harvey Tjader about it

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 11:06
Caption: Watermark Art Center
Every First Friday, Area Voices host Katie Carter shares what's happening in the art world in Brainerd, Park Rapids, Bemidji, and Aitkin.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:59
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On the first Friday of every month, we check in with Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School. She fills us in on what's happening at the school and a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:47
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Every First Friday Katie Marshall from the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN fills us in what's going on this month in the Grand Rapids art ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: Karen Goulet
Karen Goulet, Gallery Director of the Miikanaan Gallery inside the Watermark Art Center, recently held a public presentation about indigenous innov...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 10:02
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15-18 year old artists in rural Minnesota have a unique opportunity to show their artwork at a gallery along with a chance to win money and a scho...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 07:55
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Karl Jacob grew up on the Iron Range of Minnesota. In his new film, it becomes a character in the story.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 13:59
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First People's Fund is an incredible resource for native artists. With a variety of educational opportunities and resources, the organization is h...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 13:36
Caption: Watermark Art Center , Credit: Katie Carter
A conversation about arts related events in Park Rapids, Bemidji, Brainerd and Aitkin, MN.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:12
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A conversation about what's happening in Ely during March

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: MacRostie Art Center
A listing of arts events in the Grand Rapids, MN area.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:58