Dozens of Rural Community Artists and Cultural Stories to be Featured
Here are some of the first episodes to watch for in Season 7:
January 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. Fire Sculpture, Racer, Powwow
Featured communities: New London, St. Stephen and Upper and Lower Sioux Communities
Learn about a new community art sculpture in New London, experience life in the fast lane with local St. Stephen racer Ashley Mehrwerth, and travel to Morton for the annual Lower Sioux Wacipi.
January 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. Jordan Dahl, Dan Mondloch, John White
Featured Communities: Dawson, St. Cloud and Ortonville
Spend a day on the farm with chainsaw artist Jordan Dahl, hike through St. Cloud’s Quarry Park and Nature Reserve with plein air painter, Dan Mondloch, and explore the Ortonville prairie with photographer, John White.
January 24, 2016 at 7 p.m Milan Artists
Featured Community: Milan and the Milan Village Art school
Uncover the mystery of local clay with rural potter, John Larson, experience the camaraderie at The Annual Spoon Gathering put on by the Milan Village Art School, and discover beautiful jewelry and Viking history from silversmith, Sandra Thompson.
January 31, 2016 at 7 p.m. Naomi Schliesman, Xenos, Sam Spiczka
Featured Communities: Fergus Falls, Appleton, Sauk Rapids
Step into the colorful world of abstract art by Naomi Schliesman, watch a sci-fi short film set in the quiet town of Appleton, MN, and see the steel sparks fly at the sculpture studio of Sam Spiczka.
February 7, 2016 at 7 p.m. Pioneer Public Television: The First 50 years
KWCM TV first went on the air of Feb. 7, 1966. In this special Postcards episode, we’ll trace the story of how the small station that started with a repurposed little red schoolhouse grew into an award winning PBS station with thousands of members living in a five-state area in the Upper Midwest.
About Pioneer Public Television
Established in 1966, Pioneer Public TV is an award-winning, viewer-supported television station dedicated to sharing local stories of the region with the world. For more information visit: www.pioneer.org.