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Community Spotlight: Bemidji State Staff Showcase Art

Bemidji State educators are sharing their artwork with the public this week. The seventh annual Midwinter Interlude art show is taking place at the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on campus. Over twenty of the school’s professors and other faculty are displaying work that...

In Focus: Warm Your Heart with a Little Art

February is Warm Your Heart with a Little Art month at Gallery North in Bemidji, which means free art classes each week. For this week’s In Focus, we took a look at a felt bear-making class just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Common Ground 708 – Luthier Bob Wenzel of Warroad

Luthier Bob Wenzel of Warroad, MN teaches a father and son to build their own guitars. Enter Bob Wenzel’s shop with a father and son who come together to learn the art of building guitars. Bob has built guitars in the Warroad area for many years and enjoys passing on the skills...

Minnesota Capitol Art Input Session in Bemidji

Bemidji residents were invited to the American Indian Resource Center to give their input on what art should be in the capitol building in Saint Paul. The building is currently being restored after remaining the same for 110 years.
Posted On Dec. 1 2015

Common Ground 704 – Native Art Picker

Kevin Mahto, a native man of the Fort Yates, Standing Rock Indian Reservation scours pawn shops to recover Native Art for exhibits.  Poetry by Jamison Mahto. Kevin Mahto visits Ideal Pawn in Bemidji, to recover Native Art that otherwise would not be seen. He sells art works as...

Profile- Erika Hagberg Madame Bling

Erika Hagberg of Tromald, MN (Brainerd Lakes area) created a sculpture inspired by thermography with her daughter to increase awareness of cancer detection and treatment. For more of her art visit Moon Bay Designs.

Common Ground 702 – Peasants with Torches

Tom Page of Cohasset prepares paintings of artists and Musicians for a 2014 multi-media event in Grand Rapids, MN, Peasants with Torches. Music by Sam Miltich. Artist Tom Page (his sculptures featured in the season 5 Common Ground premiere) brings together musicians from our...

Common Ground 701 – Bemidji Symphony Orchestra

Meet key players of The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, learn its history and become immersed in a dress rehearsal of Mozart’s Requiem. In this Season 7 premiere episode meet Conductor Beverly Everett, Concertmaster Melanie Hanson, Executive Director MaryAnne Wilimek, board member...

Hackensack Chainsaw Event

The annual Hackensack Chainsaw Event kicked off earlier this morning. The event is known for inviting artists from around the U.S. to show just how talented they are at sculpting a piece of wood with a chainsaw. In it’s eleventh year, people from across the U.S. continue to...

Community Spotlight: Northland Arboretum Fall Art Show

Several talented local artist came out on Saturday to the Northland Arboretum to host an art show and sale. Linda Causton and several of her friends organized the show. Each artist was able to exhibit their own individual art work and style. It was an evening of fine art and...
Posted On Sep. 7 2015

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