Choreographer Penelope Freeh and Composer Jocelyn Hagen crafted a dance opera about the Wright brothers, their sister and flight. In this segment of Area Voices Freeh shares background of the project and how it came to be.
A lifelong and accomplished poet, Donna Salli's first novel A Notion of Pelicans hit bookstores in September. In this segment of Area Voices we learn about her longtime love of language and her leap from poems to books.
Contemporary Ojibwe Artist Jim Denomie uses his art as a means of social and cultural commentary. In this segment of Area Voices, he discusses his craft, his intent and how re-discovering his identity helped him navigate through life.
Artist Jessie Marianiello talks about her path as an artist and the roads she's traveled that have taken her to the lands of wild horses and on to Africa. Her nonprofit The Joy Collective helps Ugandan widows rebuild their lives through education, creativity and agriculture.