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Arts & Culture


May 21, 2020

A hit play becomes a movie.

Love Poems for Anxious People

May 18, 2020

In the spirit of his popular books Love Poems for Married People and Love Poems for People with Children, John Kenney now presents Love Poems for Anxious People. It’s welcome wit and wisdom in this age of coronavirus, and he visits with our director of radio, Bill Thomas.

Minot artist Arvin Davis, Jr., calls himself Little Red Liar. Making art is his therapy for PTSD and anxiety. Ashley Thornberg visits with the Little Red Liar and tours his studio.


With photographs archived at the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress, Bismarck photographer Shane Balkowitsch has made a name for himself using an archaic style of photo processing known as wet plate photography. Bismarck filmmakers Greg DeSaye and Chelsy Ciavarella of Her, Him & The Fellas documented Shane for their new film, Balkowitsch, now streaming on Amazon. They spoke with Ashley Thornberg.


"The Films of '75"

May 9, 2020

Matt comments on the Oscar-winning films of 1975.

Rachel Says It Is Sabir's

May 7, 2020

Rachel has a rich family relation to Sabir's and she says the food is great, too.

Julie goes for Ely's Ivy

May 7, 2020

Ely's (rhymes with bellies) Ivy  in Grand Forks attracts Julie with gourmet food and family friendliness.

Brenda meets the Gang at the Ground Round

May 7, 2020

Brenda likes the food at Bismarck's Ground Round, but it's that it's a great place to meet with a group of Moms who helped each other through the school years of their children that she mostly misses

Marvel and the Wild Rose Cafe and Bar

May 7, 2020

Germans from Russia are proud of their food -- listen to Marvel and you'll be wanting to head to Ashley for your own taste when you can.

Dinah and Famous Dave's

May 7, 2020

Hi, I'm Dinah Stevens. And the first place I'll go is Famous Dave's to eat their burnt ends tacos. They're really really great. They're yummy, yummy. Made from the ends of a beef brisket, which is seared and caramelized and you get to pick your own sauce. I always liked sweet & zesty BBQ sauce. I love summer because we can barbecue and I just plain love barbecue yum, yum.  Thanks!