The Postcards crew was recently in Ortonville, Minnesota interviewing artist/writer Edie Barrett. Watch for the segment to air in the upcoming season of Postcards.
Pioneer Public TV videographer Kristofor Gieske captures footage of workers putting up tomatoes in the Milan Community Kitchen for the Anach Cooperative on Thursday, Sept 12 during a visit to the facility by Megan O'Hara of MISA and Al Juhnke of Senator Franken's office. PPTV is putting together a Postcards piece about the Milan Anach Cooperative.
The Postcards crew just returned from a shoot today in Milan, Minnesota where they interviewed Billy Thompson who owns the Arv Hus Museum. Watch for the segment to air in the upcoming season of Postcards.
The Postcards crew was recently in Madison, Minnesota capturing footage of the Grand Theatre for an upcoming episode of Postcards. We asked Producer Andrea Singleton some questions about the segment.
Why did you think the Grand Theatre in Madison would be a unique Postcards segment?
I first heard about the Grand Theatre in Madison after reading an article in a local paper about the difficulty for small towns to make the digital leap. The Grand is unique in its long history in the town of Madison, and the fact that it is surviving thanks to the community support. They were able to raise some $100,000 in a town of about 1,500 people to go digital and will continue showing first-run movies in Madison.
What's your favorite part about the theatre?
My favorite part of the theater is that they have about four or five different seats in the theatre, showing the history throughout the years of the different seats that were brought in and taken out. I like they don't all match, it adds a lot of character and maintains the history. I also like the unique stadium seating in one theatre (there are two screens at the Grand).
Why is maintaining theaters in small towns important to you?
Small town theaters hit close to home for me as a resident of Morris. I went to college in Morris and was very thankful to have a theater right in town with reasonable prices as a poor college kid. Now as an adult, I can see the importance of keeping our small town theaters alive. It keeps businesses in town because people don't have to travel to a big city to see a movie, do their shopping, etc. It's fun to be able to bike to a movie on a weeknight in town. I plan on becoming a member of the Morris Co-op in the near future to support our small town theater for generations to come.
Our crew was recently in Alexandria, Minnesota capturing a story for the upcoming season of Postcards. Check out this Postcards video blog from Executive Producer Dana Johnson.
Our crew was recently in Pelican Rapids, MInnesota shooting a segment for the upcoming season of Postcards! Check out these Postcards Video Blogs from Production Director Tim Bakken and Videographer/Editor Ben Dempcy!
Postcards Producer, Andrea Singleton talks about the recent shoot in Battle Lake, Minnesota covering artist Mary Jo Wentz and the Prospect House.
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Get a sneak peek into a segment on photographer/scientist Sylke Boyd with Postcards producer Andrea Singleton. Watch for the segment to air on season five of Postcards.
Visitor at Horizontal Grandeur Art Exhibition viewing "Passing Storm" by David Tacke. Look for the segment to air during an episode in season five of Postcards. For more information on the event visit: http://www.stevenshistorymuseum.com/index.php/?page_id=269