Arts & Culture
The next few months will offer lots of events and activites at North House Folk School.
Willie Waldman brought a few friends, Clint Wagner on guitar and Tofte-ite Bill Hansen on dobro, to our Wooden Boat Show broadcast to play great jazz and spin a few yarns. Willie and Clint were just back from a week-long canoe trip in the Boundary Waters. You can learn more about Willie and his music here.
Judy Zugish, a professional nurseryman and basketmaker, combines her two passions as a teacher of basketmaking. She talked with Dick at the Wooden Boat Show live from North House about her craft and the classes she teaches. You can learn more about Judy here.
‘Eleemosynary’ – a production of the Grand Marais Playhouse – is about the relationship of 3 generations of women. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Jackson Nicko
Angela Robins, former intern at North House, was back in town to speak at the Wooden Boat Show about Japanese boatbuilding, which she observed and studied along with researcher/boatbuilder Douglas Brooks. She spoke with Dick June 19 at the live remote broadcast of The Roadhouse from the North House campus. Angela currently works with Urban Boatbuilders in St. Paul, and you can learn more about her here.
Local singer-songwriter Maria Nickolay stopped by Studio A June 12 to share original music, as well as stories about past and upcoming mission trips to Ireland and other locales.
Grand Portage band member Gloria Martineau was born and raised in the town of Grand Marais, MN.
It's the weekend of the longest day of the year and North House Folk School is celebrating with their annual Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival.
All types of fiber art including weaving, knitting, felting, jewelry and sculpture will be featured at a show sponsored by The Northwoods Fiber Guild.
There will be a summer performance preview showcasing several upcoming Grand Marais Playhouse events. WTIP host Marnie McMillan spoke with Sue Hennessy of the Grand Marais Playhouse on North Shor