Cast Category: Untold Stories of Central MN

Jun 30, 2022

The EXTENDED Untold Story of the Paramount Center for the Arts Fundraising Concert for Ukraine and the Non-Profit Organization Alight

I n today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores a St. Cloud connection to the war in Ukraine as he talks with Andezu Orionzi, a Global Connections Activator from the Minneapolis based non-profit refugee assistance organization Alight.  Andezu, who grew up in St. Cloud, is in Poland as part […]

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Jun 25, 2022

The Untold Story of the Paramount Center for the Arts Fundraising Concert for Ukraine and the Non-Profit Organization Alight

In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores a St. Cloud connection to the war in Ukraine as he talks with Andezu Orionzi, a Global Connections Activator from the Minneapolis based non-profit refugee assistance organization Alight.  Andezu, who grew up in St. Cloud, is in Poland as part of […]

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Jun 23, 2022

The Untold Story of Carnage the Executioner at The Whit Gallery

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Terrel X, also known as Carnage the Executioner, about a couple of innovative, community building events taking place at The Whit Gallery in downtown St. Cloud.  The Summer City Cypher Ceremony takes place on Friday, June 24 beginning at 7:30 PM and […]

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Jun 20, 2022

The Untold Story of Retiring Stearns History Museum Archivist John Decker

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Stearns History Museum to talk with retiring Archivist John Decker and Development Director Amy Degerstrom.  Over his 40 plus years at the Stearns History Museum, Decker has seen many changes and experienced being a part of history in both local and […]

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Jun 17, 2022

The Untold Story of Diversity in the Arts with Aamera Siddiqui

In this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, making an experience out of diversity and inclusion is, in itself, the act of teaching diversity and inclusion.  Today, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Aamera Siddiqui.  Siddiqui is a regular contributor and facilitator with the Central Minnesota Arts Board’s continuing series “Race and […]

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Jun 15, 2022

The Untold Story of the Central Minnesota Arts Board’s Return to Action Following the Pandemic

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack checks in with Central Minnesota Arts Board Executive Director Leslie LeCuyer and finds out about the rebound in the arts following the near total shutdown of activities due to the pandemic.  Spoiler Alert: the CMAB funded over $800,000 dollars last year and is […]

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Jun 15, 2022

The Untold Story of the Archeological Dig at the Warren and MacDougall Farmstead in Morrison County

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we travel way back in time to one of the original farmsteads in central Minnesota, the William W. Warren and MacDougall farmstead.  Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack joins SCSU Anthropolgy Professor Rob Mann and his class on the dig, which is just three miles west of Royalton about […]

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Jun 15, 2022

The Untold Story of the Partnership between Jules’ Bistro and Anna Marie’s Alliance in St. Cloud

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack speaks with Anna Marie’s Alliance Executive Director Charles Hempeck and Jule’s Bistro owner Donella Westphal.  Fresh from Beaver Island Brewery’s Tending for a Cause fundraiser to support Pet Safe Homes, Charles and Donella talk about the interrelation between the restaurant and crisis service agency over the years […]

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Jun 1, 2022

The Untold Story of Sarah Lancaster, 2022 MN Teacher of the Year and SCSU Alumna

In this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, school is out for the summer!  The epic and strange carnival which has been the 2021-2022 K-12 school year is the conversation today as Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with 2022 MN Teacher of the Year Sarah Lancaster.  Lancaster teaches in her hometown […]

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May 2, 2022

The Untold Story of SCSU Theater’s Production of the Breakfast Club

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, the more things change, the more they stay the same as the iconic 80’s movie The Breakfast Club is “sort of” recreated by SCSU’s Theater & Film Studies Department. “Mr. Sherman’s Acting 101 Class is Proud to Present The Breakfast Club (or Sort of)” took to the Center Stage […]

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