DONATE

In Focus: Jazz Festival To Draw In Talent From Across The Region

Bemidji State is preparing for over 200 high school jazz band students to come to the campus for JazzFest. Eleven bands from across the region participate in the annual festival to learn from each other and even some guest artists. For this week’s In Focus, Lakeland News...

In Focus: Mixed Media Form Blends Sculpture, Relief Paintings

James Bzura has moved around from New York to Colorado and now to Minnesota. History from the different areas he has travel to inspires him. ‘Western history, and history in general and culture, is really fascinating and draws me in to a lot of things and a lot of the...

In Focus: Bemidji Shop Uses Local Art For Global Reach

While a Bemidji shop primarily sells local goods, their work reaches beyond city limits. The Least of These is a fair trade boutique promoting area artisans while donating to various causes. Heather Harrom is a born and raised Bemidji artist. She’s been making her jewelry and...

In Focus: Jewelry From Park Rapids Headed To Pre-Golden Globes Party

The glitz, the glamour…it’s almost time for the Golden Globes. The annual award show celebrating the best in film and television will bring in celebrities from all over the world. One of these celebrities may pick up some Park Rapids fashion in one of their goodie bags, as...

Swedish Festival Of Lights Illuminates Holiday Season

The annual Sankta Lucia Fest marks the start of the Christmas celebrations in Swedish culture. The Bemidji affiliate of the American Swedish Institute hosts the traditional event with a full feast and ceremony each year. Mal Meyer has more on the festivities for this week’s...

In Focus: Students, Staff Come Together Under The Limelight

The Kelliher Community Theater is an informal group full of familiar faces. Many of the cast and crew members are associated with the school district in some way or another. The district’s superintendent leads staff, students, and other community members as Doc in Doc’s Holiday....

In Focus: It’s A Wonderful Life In Walker

‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ hit the big screen in 1946 and has since been adapted to many forms. Walker Bay Theater is performing the holiday classic in a form true to the time period – as a Lux radio performance. The story starts off with the premise that...

In Focus: Art Exhibit Hopes To Explore What Books Really Mean

What makes a book…a book? Is it the words, the illustrations, or the form it comes in? The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s Latest Exhibit looks to expand the meaning beyond a book’s binding. The book as art exhibit has been open for about a week. It...

In Focus: Atypical Art Classes Continue To Inspire

Art classes at pubs and restaurants have gained widespread popularity over the last few years. Class participants are able to paint a variety of landscapes and objects in a comfortable setting with some assistance. Lisa Stawarski designed the concept for the company when her...

In Focus: Traveling Exhibit To Enhance Area Historical Societies

Once a year, the Minnesota Historical Society gives large grants to various historical and cultural heritage projects. 54 recipients were awarded the grants of $10,001 or more this year. For the Minnesota’s Historic Northwest group, this means they’ll be able to...

Select an option

Monthly Contribution

Your sustaining contribution is automatically drawn from your account each month.

One-Time Contribution

Your one-time contribution is good for a full year of membership benefits.