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In Focus: Bemidji’s Junior Theater Camp

Lights, camera, action. Bemidji children took the stage with confidence, ready to show off a remarkable production of the 4th annual Bemidji Community Theater (BCT) Junior Theater Camp. In less than two weeks, more than 50 kids age 8 to 12 were given the chance to explore their...
Posted On Jun. 24 2016

In Focus: Nisswa’s Scandinavian Folk Music Festival

It was an European delight in the heart of Nisswa the past weekend. The Nisswa-stamman, which also means a ‘bunch of people playing music together,’ was exactly what it was. It attracts fiddlers, nyckelharpers, and accordionists from all over the world. It celebrates...
Posted On Jun. 17 2016

In Focus: Mural Painting Encourages Reading in Eagle View Elementary School

An elementary school library has been attracting more┬ástudents┬áthan usual – thanks to mural artist Greg Preslicka. The mural features a series of Minnesota animals coming together to share and encourage reading. Eagle View Elementary School faculty member Pat Kvale has...
Posted On Apr. 22 2016

In Focus: Leech Lake Arts League

Members of a Walker group have been meeting together for the last half a century. They aren’t the Walker Art Group’s original members, but the now-called Leech Lake Arts League holds sessions every Thursday for creative expression and critique. In the summer, they...

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.

In Focus: Bemidji High School Winter Concert

The Bemidji High School annual winter concert took place on Monday, December 14.

In Focus: Bemidji Symphony Orchestra

The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra kicks off their 77th year of performances with a concert Saturday evening at Bemidji High School.
Posted On Oct. 2 2015

In Focus: Franklin Art Center Gallery is Out Of This World

Space, the last frontier. This month it has been closer to Brainerd than normal. June at the Franklin Art Center has a gallery honoring the 50th anniversary of the first space walk. The exhibit includes aliens, dragons, droids and other animals in a space themed fantasy that...
Posted On Jun. 26 2015
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In Focus: Author Visits Book Festival

Author Douglas Wood has sold several million book copies, and he recently visited the Bemidji Library Book Festival to teach kids an important message about protecting the planet we live in. Find out more about the story here.

In Focus: A Lifetime of Art

Marlon Davidson has been painting for over 50 years. His work has evolved in that time period, and the Watermark Art Center is showing his expansive collection to the public. Find out more about his story here.

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