Katie Carter

Producer

Katie is our Area Voices producer.  

She gets to share the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. 

She also helps with website content, pinch hits on the morning show and whatever else needs to be done around the station. 

She worked in a one- year grant funded position for KAXE back in '08 and has been back at the mother ship since July 2016. 

Ways to Connect

The Ripple River Gallery in Aitkin, MN is a destination gallery tucked in the woods that has those who discover it returning again and again.  Bob Carls and Amy Sharpe opened their gallery with only a few featured artists, including themselves.  Today they sell work from more than 60 artists.  In this segment of Area Voices, they share how it happened and what life is like running a gallery.

Through much of his life, Migizi Pensoneau was keenly aware of the mis-representation or lack of representation of Native Americans in the media.  He's now a screenwriter and producer who works toward righting the wrongs of mainstream media.  His comedy group, The 1491s, creates and distributes content that shines a light on Native American stereotypes and inspires cultural awareness, cultivating social change and deeper understanding through comedy and

Headwaters School of Music and Arts in Bemidji mixed art with science recently and the result was a whole lot of blended goodness.  The topic was dragonflies.

Katie Smith is a Grand Rapids, MN native who discovered her passion for performance at the age of 4.  Since then, the stage has been somewhat of a second home.  She pursued her theater degree with dance minor at the University of Minnesota Duluth and turned her passion into profession.  Grand Rapids has continually been her home base and with her business, Young at Art, she now provides a variety of classes for youth and adults who have an interest in theater arts, tap dancing and film-making.  In this segment of Area Voices, Kati

Gordon Coons

Every first Friday of the month, we check do our best to fill listeners in on what is happening arts-wise around the listening area in terms of first friday events and other arts related happenings. 

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