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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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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Series: Art Beat
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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
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On this episode of Art Beat we dig into the 3rd annual Battle of the Brushes event at Island City Brewing. Battle of the Brushes is a live art comp...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 25:06
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Series: Art Beat
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Rochester has a crow problem. And a new documentary film titled The Crows by Tyler Aug highlights the issue with humor mixed in with facts about cr...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 40:00
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Do you like to write? Do you have an interest in weird things? How about getting paid? That’s good right? Today on Art Beat Minnesota author Frank ...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 17:21
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Series: Art Beat
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Today on Art Beat we talk to Winona based artist Jamie Harper who also goes by the name Salvaged Medium. Jamie not only uses reclaimed materials to...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 24:19
Caption: Cecilia Cornejo, Credit: Bill Stoneberg
What does “home” mean to you? Does the word home conjure up a certain place or time or feeling? Today on Art Beat we talk to Cecillia Cornejo, arti...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2020
  • Length: 17:12
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On this episode of Art Beat we talk to local historian and stereo photography buff, Bob Taunt. Bob recently gave a presentation about the history o...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:06
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On this episode of Art Beat, we talk to local artist Lyon Smith about his latest work, Driftless Sanctuary. The piece has been on display at Public...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2020
  • Length: 16:08
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On this episode of Art Beat... When you break a leg, you go to the doctor and they put a cast on it. Everyone can see that you have a cast on and t...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 41:11