Central Lakes College

Joni Kabana / http://www.clcmn.edu/vlw/

Steve Downing is an area writer and arts enthusiast.  He recently had the chance to get to Central Lakes College in Brainerd for the opening of their season of Verse Like Water directed by Jeff Johnson. 

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Central Lakes College English instructor and director of the Verse Like Water poetry series Jeff Johnson joined us this morning, before his first class of the year, to tell us about the big event in Brainerd on Friday Sept. 7th.  He's been dubbed "the most popular poet in America" by Bruce Weber in the New York Times and is known for his dry wit and keen observation.  

You can buy tickets at the CLC bookstore, Crossing Arts Alliance or online before August 30th. 

Islamic Resource Group (IRG) is doing talks in northern MN about the Muslim experience.  They will be in Brainerd this Saturday January 13th at 6pm at Central Lakes College with a talk called "Islam and Muslims:  Beyond Stereotypes".  John Emery from IRG was back on the air with us this morning to tell us more. 

IRG is available to speak to your school, civic or faith community groups.  Their mission is to build bridges through education.    Go to www.irgMN.org to find out more. 

Hannah Rakow is a young woman on a mission - a mission to create.  Her medium of choice is clay and  her passion lies in the art of creating one of a kind ceramics.   In this Area Voices segment, Hannah shares how her path led her toward the love of design more than once and how, once she listened to her inner voice, ceramics have taken over her life. 

The Verse Like Water poetry series has brought nationally recognized American poets to the Chalberg Theater stage on the Central Lakes College Campus in Brainerd for the past six years.

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