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What's For Breakfast: Spaghetti with a side of Dolly Parton

10/12/2019
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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Chris, from Grand Rapids, invited us to join him in his very happy hour with his favorite adult beverage and hors d oeuvres followed by a nice plate of mom's spaghetti. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below. Thanks to our sponsor Homestead Mills for their support of this program! Let us know if you want to be our guest on What's For Breakfast ....

Duration:00:07:34

Michael Lyons: the Man Behind Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo

10/10/2019
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The culture was lost . Everybody had short hair . Nobody was speaking in Ojibwe but, you know, the culture wasn't lost because people were still fishing and ricing and hunting and living within extended families . And so... all the meaningful native culture stuff you can't... destroy . - Michael Lyons referring to the time his grandfather fled boarding school and returned to Bena. Michael Lyons is an artist, author and puppeteer using his talents to spread knowledge and understanding of...

Duration:00:21:59

Bemidji's April Aylesworth Wins Minnesota Sings!

10/9/2019
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I really liked singing more than guitar but it was a great way to accompany myself. It allowed me to sing... so that was really drew me to the guitar . After setting her guitar aside for several years, April Aylesworth picked it up three years ago. The decision opened up creative channels and opportunities. Shortly thereafter, April sang on Don Ziemans Minstrels of the North Woods album and she now performs regularly at open mic nights and at outdoor venues like Farm by the Lake in Bagley...

Duration:00:14:09

Learning Ojibwe with our Puppet Friends Nana Boozhoo and Natasha!

10/9/2019
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We can't thank Michael Lyons and Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo enough for contributing this great content to KAXE/KBXE - Northern Community Radio. Artistry, music, culture, language and some pretty freaking awesome puppets. You hear it here on member supported KAXE/KBXE pledge your support now!

Duration:00:03:46

Phenology Report: October 8, 2019

10/8/2019
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Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station. Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection. Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the full Phenology Report. If you appreciate this programming, become a member today or increase the contribution amount of...

Duration:00:14:29

10/08/19 Phenology Classroom Reports!

10/8/2019
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Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio and when school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because young phenologists across Minnesota call in their classroom phenology reports. This week we heard from kids in Ely, Cherry, Shevlin, Blackberry, Two Harbors, Hill City and Northfield! Wow! Snakes, moose, leaves falling, bluebirds, bald eagles and even a guy tuning up his snowblower are all included in these phenololgy reports! Awesome data collection by kiddos this...

Duration:00:02:47

First Friday Arts: A Conversation with Marion Angelica

10/8/2019
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The Watermark Art Center in Bemidji is hosting the 15th annual It's Only Clay curated exhibit now thru December. This juried ceramics show includes pieces from artists across the country. Area Voices producer Katie Carter got the inside scoop of what goes into jurying a show when she spoke with Marion Angelica , the Minneapolis-based ceramics artist who was tasked with pouring through submissions and ultimately deciding what pieces made the final cut.

Duration:00:13:34

First Friday Arts: Ely, MN

10/7/2019
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Every first Friday of the month we connect with Betty First from the Ely Folk School. She fills us in on the upcoming classes and happenings at the folk school. Blacksmithing, jewelry making, needle felting, and even spinning are some of the classes offered in October !

Duration:00:04:42

First Friday Arts: Grand Rapids, MN

10/7/2019
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Every first Friday of the month, we check in with Katie Marshall, the Executive Director of the MacRostie Art Center . She filled us in on the first Friday events in Grand Rapids this past Friday. She also shared some of the many happenings coinciding with the Rural Arts and Culture Summit that happened this past weekend in Grand Rapids. People from 26 states converged on Grand Rapids for the event which delved into so many aspects of art - from marketing for artists to the economic...

Duration:00:11:12

What's For Breakfast: Coffee with cream, no butter!

10/5/2019
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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Sandy from Lawler plans her upcoming breakfast over a cup of coffee with cream. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below. Thanks to our sponsor Homestead Mills for their support of this program! Let us know if you want to be our guest on What's For Breakfast . All it takes is your membership and an email !

Duration:00:06:50

Emily and Glenn Swanson: Engaging Arts for Economic Growth and a More Civil Society

10/3/2019
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We always knew it...we always knew that art and culture are phenomenally important to keeping hope and progressive action moving in the right direction . You know it is just inspiring to be exposed to art ... I think what we began to realize is that artists have a unique ability to cross boundaries... where we live we have the Fond du Lac reservation just a couple of miles away and yet there hasn't been as much interaction as as there could be in terms of solving community problems between...

Duration:00:12:24

Tyler Curtiss Tells Us About FFA in Grand Rapids

10/3/2019
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This morning we were inspired by 16 year old Tyler Curtiss from the Grand Rapids FFA. He told us about why he's in FFA, what it does, and about an upcoming fundraiser run. The Great Pumpkin Run is Saturday October 12 th at 11am at Cowhorn Pumpkin Patch in Grand Rapids. The fundraiser for the local FFA chapter and includes a 5K off road adventure and relay, Lil’ Jack 1K and a Pumpkin Decorating Tent.

Duration:00:07:50

Amoke Kubat: Arts Experiences & Cultural Change

10/3/2019
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I have to thank Mrs. Strickland, a fifth grade teacher in south central Los Angeles... I was a child that was motherless . I was moved around a lot . We didn't have foster care but I actually kind of cycled between several families - some biological, some not. And, I stuttered, a nd I was always a new student, always you know, very very shy . And she caught me writing and I used to just write stories that were basically things of whimsical stories about talking animals or something I wanted...

Duration:00:17:40

Acclaimed MN Wildlife Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Jim Brandenburg

10/3/2019
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Minnesota native Jim Brandenburg t raveled the globe as a photographer for National Geographic for over 3 decades. He’s been published nationally and internationally with many awards and honors including magazine photographer of the year 2x. He’s published many bestselling books and has and continues to produces documentary films. Today he joined us to talk about his work and his connection to nature. (and so much more actually - including Werewolves of London, Chuck Berry, Ken Burns,...

Duration:00:16:32

Phenology Report: October 1, 2019

10/2/2019
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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every week John Latimer takes a close look at the blooms and changes happening while considering how the timing measures up to past years in his Phenology Report. In this week's report, John discusses the timing of leaves changing color, the flowers that are still in bloom and much more. If you are a teacher or work with kids, you are invited to join the Phenology Network on KAXE/KBXE! John has created a curriculum...

Duration:00:14:10

Phenology School Reports: October 1, 2019

10/2/2019
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Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio and when school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal! We hear from listeners every week who are noticing and observing interesting events in nature, but during the school year, we also hear from young phenologists across Minnesota as they call in their classroom phenology reports. This week we heard from kids in Ely, Virginia, Kelliher, Shevlin, Bemidji, Grand Rapids, Hill City, Two Harbors and Northfield! Wow! Dandelions,...

Duration:00:02:52

North Country National Scenic Trail - Connecting Remer to Ely Through Volunteer Help

10/1/2019
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North Country Scenic Trail was designated by Congress in 1980 and is the longest National ScenicTrail at 4600 miles. It’s almost as long as the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails combined. It’s administrated by the National Park Service but is built, maintained and protected by volunteers. The NCTA is celebrating passage of the North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment legislation back in March as part of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act . We...

Duration:00:15:47

Shanai Matteson: Pop-up Art Experiences Cultivating Connections

9/30/2019
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"The F elt Here pop up is really... asking how the places we live connect to our family histories, the histories of industry and work in a community, and then also the stories that we tell about who we are and how that relates to the future that we imagine for the places we live .... One of the things that I try to do with these art projects is really just create an environment where people can visit . I did one of these workshops in Aurora a couple of weeks ago and a couple of the women who...

Duration:00:08:28

Rural Arts and Culture Summit: Kathy Dodge and Ed Zabinski from the GR Arts Commission

9/30/2019
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On the final day of the Rural Arts and Culture Summit in Grand Rapids from October 3rd-5th Kathy Dodge, Sonja Merrild and Ed Zabinski will be leading a talk about how city government can lead in arts and culture - and how that makes rural places better.

Duration:00:15:38

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: BINAAKWE-GIIZIS Falling Leaves Moon - October in Ojibwe

9/30/2019
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Today we get ready for the month ahead on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo! BINAAKWE-GIIZIS "FALLING LEAVES MOON" (OCTOBER)

Duration:00:03:30