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Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
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Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
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October 23, 2014
Letter: Studio Cruise should not be missed
Congratulations to the artists of this year’s Bemidji First City of Arts Studio Cruise. It was wonderful. Thank you (and your supporters, you know who you are) for the months of planning and effort that go into a three-day “open studio” event. If anyone missed the 2014 Studio...
opinion / letters
October 23, 2014 - 12:30am
October 16, 2014
Time to cruise the studios; Annual Studio Cruise starts Friday
BEMIDJI -- There should be something for everyone at this year's Studio Cruise. The seventh annual Studio Cruise arts tour will take place...
October 16, 2014 - 12:02am
October 13, 2014
All aboard for the arts: Artists Kym Kovacic and Tom Daly are new to The Cruise
The First City of the Arts Studio Cruise is quickly approaching. There will be some familiar faces, and some new artists. This year’s Studio...
entertainment / art
October 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
October 10, 2013
Artist Terry Honstead explores all areas of art in her work
GULL LAKE — Terry Honstead has moved to Gull Lake, so don’t go looking for her studio on Lake Avenue in Bemidji this year. Honstead’s new studio is above a three-car garage with lots of open space so she can work on several different projects at the same time, which...
entertainment / art
October 10, 2013 - 12:14am
October 2, 2013
Local artist finds his niche in retirement
BEMIDJI — Retired and looking for a new hobby, Darrell Magnussen turned to an interest he had for sometime but never took very seriously — woodworking. He and his wife, Margo, spent four winters in Texas and he was fascinated by the men who were turning out segmented bowls....
October 2, 2013 - 11:46pm
October 18, 2012
Studio Cruise joins artists, patrons
BEMIDJI – It only took a couple of years from the initial idea of Gayle Quistgard and Cindy Habedank of VisitBemidji to become reality because...
news / local
October 18, 2012 - 11:43pm
October 17, 2012
Studio Cruise: Pottery, family come full circle for Boock
BEMIDJI – Josh Boock speaks about the guidance of his father, Ron Boock, during his formative years as the core reason why he is a potter today....
October 17, 2012 - 11:29pm
October 9, 2012
First City of Arts Studio Cruise: Artist’s work shares the story within
BEMIDJI — Marley Kaul is hoping that when people come to visit his studio during the First City of Arts Studio Cruise, they will come in close and examine the brush strokes and the colors and try to discover the story within. I am anticipating bright sunny days during the Studio...
October 9, 2012 - 8:55pm
October 3, 2012
Studio Cruise artist got her start at very young age
BEMIDJ – Ruth Ann Nordlund cannot remember a time when she was not making art. Her mother told her that at 3-years-old, she wanted to make...
October 3, 2012 - 8:20am
September 26, 2012
Studio Cruise artist’s work exalts the senses, intellect
BEMIDJI – When asked to name the genre or school of painting that Paula Swenson’s work most closely exhibits, philosopher Stephen Hicks...
September 26, 2012 - 11:54am