Arts & Culture

WTIP's Executive Director, Deb Benedict

WTIP's Deb Benedict Recognized in "The Woman Today" magazine

WTIP's Executive Director, Deb Benedict, was recently featured in the June/July 2014 issue of "The Woman Today" magazine.  


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Mark Lambert tells story of Warren MacKenzie, one of the fathers of American pottery

Potter/filmmaker Mark Lambert & his crew have created a documentary, "Warren MacKenzie: A Potter's Hands," about the process and work of this remarkable artist. Buck spoke May 30 with Mark to learn more about the film, which is being screened Friday, June 6 at 5 p.m. at the Grand Marais Art Colony. You can watch a 2-minute trailer here. 


 

Chris Gillis & Gordon Thorne play The Roadhouse

Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed Chris Gillis (keyboard) and Gordon Thorne (guitar) to Studio A May 23 for a fun set of music and chat.


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The WolfGang plays classical music using instruments of Mozart's time

Four members of the WolfGang, a classical sextet from the Twin Cities, joined Dick May 23 to talk about the music they play, the period instruments they use, and more. Two cuts from their CD are played in part during the interview. They were in Grand Marais to perform at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts May 24. Learn more about the Wolfgang here.


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LSProject: Mercury and Fish Consumption

Mercury is present in most of our waters in northeastern Minnesota, and often ultimately ends up in our bloodstream.  In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we learn about a study of me


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The Thunderheads return to Studio A

The Thunderheads (Steve Blexrud, Craig Paquette, Brad McDonald) brought their great music to Studio A May 16. They were in town to perform at the Gun Flint Tavern that weekend.


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The North Shore Music Association presents Erica Ternes with The Wolfgang

On Saturday, May 24, the NSMA is sponsoring a concert at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. Kate Fitzgerald, the director of NSMA, talked to WTIP about the event.


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Local Music Project: Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling

This edition of the Local Music Project features long time Minnesota music makers Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling.  Rich and Germaine reside in Sparta, Minnesota where Rich runs his recordin


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Fascinating facts & stories about nature in three-minute bites, from scientist/outdoorsman Robert Zink

Robert Zink's new book, "The Three-Minute Outdoorsman," distills the latest news from the world of science & nature into three-minute tidbits of interesting information for the regular reader. He chatted with Dave TerSteeg May 9 about the book, and tells some great, quirky stories. Did you know that chickadees in our neck of the woods are smarter than most? Can you guess why? Take a listen.