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Resounds: Arts And Culture On The High Plains
Every Second and Fourth Monday At 6:30 PM

Resounds: Arts and Culture on the High Plains features interviews with individuals and organizations creating art in its myriad forms throughout our listening area. Hosts Anna Paige and Corby Skinner bring listeners access to the creators who live in our communities and who tell our stories through their art.

Latest Episodes
  • What happens when members of an American religion, one built in the nineteenth century on personal prophecy and land proprietorship, assert possession over public land with guns and a certainty that God wants them to go to war? A new book by Betsy Gaines Quammen, American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God, and Public Lands in the West, explores an incendiary land-use war launched from Bunkerville, Nevada, by a man named Cliven Bundy and his large Mormon family.
  • Marc Beaudin is a poet, theater artist, naturalist, book-seller, and self-described “Ulysses-junkie, jazz-head, social anarchist, and vagabondaoist,” who currently resides in Livingston. He is the author of two books of poetry, Life List: Poems released in 2020, and the collection The Moon Cracks Open as well as several poetry chapbooks and plays, the novel A Handful of Dust and the hiking memoir, Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals.
  • Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, who performs as Supaman, has been called one of the most influential indigenous hip hop artists worldwide. In this episode of Resounds, the Apsáalooke musician, poet, and dancer discusses his newest album, Medicine Bundle, and his excitement to return to live performance after a year being grounded due to COVID.
  • Resounds is paying tribute to Neltje, an artist, writer, philanthropist, and a dear friend we had the pleasure of interviewing in 2017.At age 86, the artist known simply by her first name leaves a legacy of artistic goodness following her death on April 30, 2021 at her ranch in Banner, Wyoming. Her contributions to the region’s artistic world are immense, including the founding of Jentle Foundation, a writing and artistic retreat set at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains.
  • Sean Lynch is owner of the Pub Station, a live music venue and events center in downtown Billings, co-owned with wife Ann Kosempa. The venue, situated in a renovated Greyhound Bus Station, opened in November 2014. Since then, they’ve brought thousands of bands into Billings, from country to rock, big names to no names. In 2017 expanded the venue to two stages with a capacity of 800 people.Lynch estimates the venue brought upwards of $24 million annually into the Billings economy and attracted more than 55,000 people to downtown for live music or private events.
  • This is the second of a two-part series on the Roosevelt Center and the many artists who have come it call it home.
  • This is the first of a two-part series on the Roosevelt Center in Red Lodge and the many artists who have come it call it home.The ever energetic, enthusiastic, and perfectly charming Kat Healy is the director of the Roosevelt Center, a new community-based venture in Red Lodge Montana. The former school is now home to dozens of artists, from painters to musicians, quilt-makers to sound engineers.
  • Pianist Pedja Muzijevic is artistic advisor to Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail, Montana; directs a residency at the Banff Centre in Canada called Concert in 21stCentury; and serves as the artistic administrator at Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York.In all these roles he looks at the concert experience, both in programming and presentation, and questions what we can do to make classical music more relevant today.
  • Jamie Harrison did not envision a career as a writer, despite her father Jim Harrison’s illustrious literary career. After graduating from college with an English degree, she spent several years working as an editor in New York City. She moved to Livingston to work for a small publishing company and only took to writing after the business closed. Her four murder mysteries were published between 1996 and 2001. She retired from writing for nearly 16 years to raise a family.
  • The mission of the Red Lodge Clay Center is to support artists, the creative process and to provide a place for professionally minded ceramic artists to create new work. For the general public, the Center hosts visiting artist workshops, lectures, demonstrations, gallery exhibitions, and educational programming. Throughout the years, the Center has emphasized the importance of art and artmaking in everyday lives.