Edge Center for the Arts

"Like in real life, you have the low points and the high points.  Their life had plenty of low points, but they always found the life in even the darkest of situations." - Luke Votava

Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Bemidji, I-Falls.  We’re right in the middle.  They say, “What do you do out there in the sticks?” Marcie Lindgren, Bigfork, MN

“We deserve every kind of wonderfully done human endeavor that anybody else deserves.  We are able to go to good movies. We are able to get books at the library. We are able to watch all the things on television that are any good… We have a wonderful radio station that enlightens us.

Every first Friday of the month, our Area Voices producer Katie Carter digs around to find out what kinds of things are going on in the region.  Today she told us about new exhibits at the Jaques Art Center in Aitkin, the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork, the Crossing Arts Alliance in Brainerd, what would be on this month's first Friday art walk in Bemidji, what's happening at the


We talked with Jack Nachbar today - he's a retired professor of film and pop culture from Bowling Green University who curates the Classic Movie Series at the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork.  Free showing is Thursday September 13th at 6:30pm opening with a classic cartoon from 1967.