Arts & Culture
Musicians Gordon Thorne and Jim Ohlschmidt stopped by WTIP to play The Roadhouse for membership drive. Listen for their special, original "Cabin Fever" song.
Most everyone has an overused word or two that drives them crazy when they hear it, and the folks at Lake Superior State University are doing something about it! For 40 years now they've been issuing their "List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use, and General Uselessness." John Shibley of LSSU's PR department chatted with Dick about this year's list. You can get more info and past lists here.
Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is a writer, storyteller, actress, and now...a published author. Her book, "The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams," has just come out. Much of the book was read on WTIP during the last year. Dave chatted with Rose Feb. 5. You can learn more about the book here.
Hovland musician Michele Miller brought her guitar and lovely voice to Studio A Jan. 29. She played several songs, both covers and originals, and chatted with Dick and Dave.
"Everybody's Heard About the Bird" is a new behind-the-scenes account of how a group of Minnesota bands made it big on the national music scene in the '60s. Dave spoke with author Rick Shefchik to learn all about it.
The Borealis Chorale and Orchestra will be performing a musical work inspired by the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.