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Arts & Culture

Matt reviews the WWI film 1917, and Bombshell, the account of several women at Fox News who set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. He also comments on the Oscar nominations.

Sunday, January 19, at 5pm:

A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr and the historic March on Washington that took place in August 1963, with new mixes featuring Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Ingrid Michaelson, Eleanor Roosevelt and a children's choir from Newtown on "Somewhere Over the Rainbow".

Kris Kitko's Dance Tunes For North Dakota

Jan 13, 2020

Whether she's riffing on geography, topography or history, Bismarck-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kris Kitko's got a catchy North Dakota-themed singalong song you can dance to! They'll be on full display Saturday evening in downtown Fargo at the 2020 edition of the Celebration of Women and Their Music at The Spirit Room. She stopped by our studios for a preview.


netflix.com

Matt reviews two Netflix films that are garnering honors.

Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre Carries On

Jan 10, 2020
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre

FMCT's Executive Director Eloise Breikjern talks with Bill Thomas about the state of their building, known as The Stage at Island Park, which is suffering from a sagging roof and other damage thanks to a broken beam. The building is currently "shored up," and they are still making plans.

The Arts Partnership of Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo

Ethan Mickelson, communications coordinator for The Arts Partnership, tells us about some fun January events -- the "Fargo Famous" talent show,  the F-M Choral Artist's show with a newly-commissioned work, "Little Women, the Musical," and "Orange Rhymes with Purple," a new play by Patrick Kasper -- and he talks about the best way to communicate arts information to people.

Sunday, January 5, at 5pm:

The Third Coast International Audio Festival is back with our annual Best of the Best broadcast, featuring winning stories from the 2019 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation competition. In this hour, host Gwen Macsai presents the winners of the Best Documentary Honorable Mention, Bronze & Silver Awards.

Sunday, December 29, at 5pm:

The Third Coast International Audio Festival is back with their annual Best of the Best broadcast, featuring the winning stories of the 2019 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation competition. In this hour, host Gwen Macsai presents the winners of the Best New Artist Award & Best Documentary: Gold Award.

"Pain and Glory"

Dec 20, 2019

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life.

Sunday, December 22, at 5pm:

Reclaiming the Holidays

This special profiles people from different backgrounds who seek to get past the consumer frenzy of the December holidays, and to focus more on authentic family connection and giving charity in the spirit of the season. Interviewees include Annie Leonard, whose environmental film 'The Story of Stuff' attracted over 10 million online viewers. Our second half-hour examines the movement to carve out family downtime from our digital devices.

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