Monday December 16 at 9:00 pm
We’ll visit In Their Own Words, an interactive museum focused on the oral history of war veterans, present profiles of award winning film maker Tom Brandeau and acclaimed artist Walter Piehl who interprets western North Dakota using modern techniques, and enjoy an entertaining performance by a Shadd Piehl and the Lost Horses from Mandan ND.
Monday December 23 at 9:00 pm
On this special holiday edition of Prairie Mosaic, we’ll enjoy the sounds of the season from musician Keri Noble, the cast of Dakota Air, explore the edible art of Darla Julin, and learn about the tradition of handcrafted Tine Boxes.
Monday December 30 at 9:00 pm
A unique museum on the banks of the Red River in Moorhead Minnesota which houses some unusual artifact among its collections, hear a story and song from Native American musician Keith Bear of Ft. Berthold ND and a look at the work of Alvarado Minnesota artist Jean Ransom for whom fresh air is an essential part of the creative process.
Monday January 6 at 9:00 pm
Admire prairie churches turned into works of art by German Baron Fredrich von Imhoff, learn about writer and illustrator Laura Youngbird who creates children’s books with Native American themes and enjoy the music of Elisa Korene, a singer/songwriter who turns moments in prairie history into unique songs.
Monday January 13 at 9:00 pm
Tune in for a visit to the Oliver E. Kelley Farm, a living history farm on the edge of the Twin Cities, follow musician Chuck Suchy to Iceland as an artist in residence, be entertained by a popular bluegrass group Cotton Wood, and visit with Buck Paulson, a nationally syndicated painting instructor with local roots.
Monday January 20 at 9:00 pm
On this edition, we’ll hear a traditional story from a world-renowned Dakota/Hidatsa storyteller Mary Louise Defender Wilson, visit the historic Pickwick Mill in Pickwick MN, watch Winnipeg Beach jewelry artist Cathy Sutton as she fuses hard metals into organic shapes, and hear the thought provoking music of singer/songwriter Brenda Weiler.
Monday January 27 at 9:00 pm
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