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Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Artist and Maker Caleb Stoner joins us to discuss his contributions and work at the Makers Space. We explore his diverse projects, ranging from crafting knives and gathering ore to creating tools and jewelry. Caleb shares anecdotes about his journey, including the process of acquiring skills, finding his place in the vibrant community of makers, and the art of foraging for supplies.

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Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Artist Mary Walchuk joins us to discuss her upcoming 410 Project show, 'A Trip Inside My Head.' Mary shares her artistic journey, starting as a photographer and expanding into various practices, including colored pencils and painting. We also delve into how her creative pursuits have played a role in managing her mental health and how her mental health, in turn, has influenced her workFinally, we have the opportunity to delve into the book itself, which incidentally is set in the St. Peter/Mankato area.We also learn a little about the work of Abby Lunebrek, Hanne Tebben and Zoe Jensen who are friends and partners in making the Fluidity installation a reality. You can find more details at https://the410project.com/You can check out Lakota Made wares online and learn more at https://www.lakotamade.com/Chris gives us the rundown on some of his cocktails, as well as the philosophies and flavors that pique his creative interests and end up on his cocktail menus, as well as in his contest submissions. Along the way, we learn how the arts community in Mankato has helped inspire his submission, and that will be reflected in the presentation, as well as learning some insights from Chris about the industry.

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Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Award-winning author of eight young adult novels and educator Geoff Herbach joins us to discuss his experiences upon discovering that his novel, 'Hooper,' was being banned in some Iowa schools. 'Hooper,' along with over 300 other books, has been targeted under new Iowa legislation, Senate File 496. We gain insights into his perspectives concerning the culture wars driving this type of legislation, as well as the thoughts and feelings of an author whose work is being removed. Finally, we have the opportunity to delve into the book itself, which incidentally is set in the St. Peter/Mankato area.We also learn a little about the work of Abby Lunebrek, Hanne Tebben and Zoe Jensen who are friends and partners in making the Fluidity installation a reality. You can find more details at https://the410project.com/You can check out Lakota Made wares online and learn more at https://www.lakotamade.com/Chris gives us the rundown on some of his cocktails, as well as the philosophies and flavors that pique his creative interests and end up on his cocktail menus, as well as in his contest submissions. Along the way, we learn how the arts community in Mankato has helped inspire his submission, and that will be reflected in the presentation, as well as learning some insights from Chris about the industry.

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Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Artist Sydney Heid joins us on behalf of the group show 'Fluidity,' opening on August 25th at the 410 Project. Sydney discusses her own work, inspirations, and how her relationships with peers influence her art. We also learn a little about the work of Abby Lunebrek, Hanne Tebben and Zoe Jensen who are friends and partners in making the Fluidity installation a reality. You can find more details at https://the410project.com/You can check out Lakota Made wares online and learn more at https://www.lakotamade.com/Chris gives us the rundown on some of his cocktails, as well as the philosophies and flavors that pique his creative interests and end up on his cocktail menus, as well as in his contest submissions. Along the way, we learn how the arts community in Mankato has helped inspire his submission, and that will be reflected in the presentation, as well as learning some insights from Chris about the industry.

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Tuesday, November 07, 2023

The Triple Falls team returns to Lakota Made to catch up with owner and herbalist Megan Schnitker in her new location at 606 N Riverfront Drive, Mankato. It's been almost exactly two years since we last spoke with Megan, and since then, her business has grown exponentially, offering over 100 new products and operating from a much larger facility. We gain insight into the day-to-day operations and the challenges faced by an indigenous woman selling plant medicine in a marketplace dominated by Western medicine. Megan also shares her vision for the future of Lakota Made, along with the impacts she aims to achieve through her work in the area. You can check out Lakota Made wares online and learn more at https://www.lakotamade.com/Chris gives us the rundown on some of his cocktails, as well as the philosophies and flavors that pique his creative interests and end up on his cocktail menus, as well as in his contest submissions. Along the way, we learn how the arts community in Mankato has helped inspire his submission, and that will be reflected in the presentation, as well as learning some insights from Chris about the industry.

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Friday, August 04, 2023

Bartender and Midwest finalist in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience, Chris Geels, joins us to talk about his experiences with the contest so far and his preparation for the final event in Chicago. Chris gives us the rundown on some of his cocktails, as well as the philosophies and flavors that pique his creative interests and end up on his cocktail menus, as well as in his contest submissions. Along the way, we learn how the arts community in Mankato has helped inspire his submission, and that will be reflected in the presentation, as well as learning some insights from Chris about the industry.

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Thursday, August 03, 2023

Artist Theresa Crozier joins us to talk about her upcoming joint show with Jenna Freimuth at the 410 project titled Lady to Lady. We learn about some of the similarities that brought them together as well as some of the experiences that helped shape Theresa as an artist. You can check both artists out on instagram Jenna Freimuth: @jennafreimuth Theresa Crozier: @t_toofresh

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Sunday, June 18, 2023

Jeni joins us to talk about her experiences as an owner of 3 North Mankato businesses; The Circle Inn, The Beast and The Pelican food truck. Purchasing the Circle Inn shortly before the 2020 Corona virus pandemic we learn how she weathered the storm and managed to start two other businesses while so many others were closing. We also chat about her commitment to the arts and entertainment in lower north bringing a wider variety of music to the Circle as well as supporting the local comedy scene with an open mic.

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Sunday, June 18, 2023

Clifford Chestunt joins us on the cast to let us know about his upcoming event the Holiday Classic as well as filling us in on some of his personal history and playing some tunes.

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Arts - Music - Culture
based in Mankato, MN

We produce a weekly podcast called the TF Cast which is available wherever you get your podcasts.

Each episode we feature an interview with someone from the area who's making an impact on the arts, music, and culture of Southern MN.

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