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Painting Concepts with Buck Paulson: Making Use of Nature | Painting Concepts

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Watch artist Buck Paulson's demonstration of how you can use a photograph to plan your next painting in this video from Prairie Public's Painting Concepts series.

Sara Jo Trangsrud: Rhubarb Leaf Pottery | Prairie Mosaic Shorts

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Sara Jo Trangsrud has always loved to play in the dirt. Now, she has taken that love and incorporated it into a style of pottery that reflects her passion for the outdoors and organic shapes. See how she takes an ordinary rhubarb leaf and transforms it into something special in this profile from Prairie Mosaic Shorts. 

Fred Cogelow: Wood Sculptor | Prairie Mosaic Shorts

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Fred Cogelow's success comes from being a self-described contrarian. With wood as his medium, the Willmar, Minnesota native blends patience, skill, and humor to create his award-winning sculptures. Learn more in this profile from Prairie Mosaic Shorts. 

Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota | Flandrau State Park

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One of the most unusual designs build by Civilian Conservation Corps, is at Flandrau State Park, Minnesota.

Artist Hub: Pelican Rapids, MN | Prairie Mosaic Shorts

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When Laura Moe decided to renovate her family home in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, she knew it wasn't going to be a typical remodel. Her vision was to create several art studios within her home. With the help of friends and lots of hard work, aspiring artists now have a comfortable space to create their art. Learn more about the Artist Hub in this profile from Prairie Mosaic Shorts. 

Elisa Korenne: Steamboats on the Red

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Looking at the shallow twists and turns of the Red River, it's hard to imagine that steam-powered paddlewheel boats were once the most important transportation link between St. Paul and Winnipeg. This original song by Minnesota musician Elsia Korenne tells the tale of willpower and cut-throat competition that brought steamboats to the Red and made them work.

Indian Pride: Myths and Real Truths | Part 5

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JuniKae Randall introduces Metis Dancers, dance group from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota, demonstrate their craft.

Musical Concepts - Trombone

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Edward Huttlin has been playing the trombone for almost fifty years, more than thirty of those years with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony. He demonstrates the variety of sounds the instrument can make, including his favorite, the glissando, and he also demonstrates how the musician makes sound come from a brass instrument.

FM Symphony Orchestra Young People's Concert: Symphony No. 9

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Symphony No. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven is also recognized world wide as "Ode to Joy." From Beethoven’s final complete symphony, completed in 1824, this masterpiece is considered to be one of the best-known pieces of classical music in the Western world. Among critics it is arguably among Beethoven’s greatest works and possibly the greatest piece of music ever written.

Painting Concepts with Buck Paulson: Color

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Color is the topic Buck Paulson talks about in this video, along with blending, form, highlights, glazing, values and broken color.

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