Arts & Culture

Mike Olson interviews Deb Jenkins about the Celebration of Women and Their Music, including songs by some of the artists who will be appearing. 

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Dec 29, 2017

Matt Reviews "The Florida Project"

Dec 1, 2017

Cheech talks Chicano Art at UND

Nov 10, 2017
UND by courtesy of Patrick McMullan

Die Fledermaus Bubbles at the FM Opera

Oct 18, 2017

David Hamilton talks about FM Opera's October, 2017 production of  Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss.  He talks with Director Eric Gibson, Christopher Burchett (Eisenstein), Julia Lamon (Adele) and Elizabeth Lewis (Rosalinda)Hear some excerpts from the music, discussion of characters, the nature of operetta, and the ditzy plot. More at the F-M Opera web site.

Bonnie Raitt and Mike Olson have a long (35 minute) conversation.  They talk about how Bonnie's parents raised her to be interested in social issues, getting started on the guitar, Ry Cooder, Mississippi Fred McDowell, her new album, producer Joe Henry, local musicians Tom Brosseau and Annie Humphrey and more.  Her show September 1st is at Bluestem  and the Bismarck show is the 5th at the Event Center.  The Fargo show is a benefit for Honor the Earth.