The Roadhouse

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  • Friday 5-7pm
Genre: 
Arts & Culture Interviews & Live Music
This program officially starts the weekend along the North Shore and across the North Woods. Hosts Buck Benson & Dick Swanson and producer Ann Possis provide two hours packed with insightful interviews,  weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! News flash: Longtime Roadhouse host Buck Benson is on a bicycle trek pedaling from the equator to the tip of South America. To follow his adventure, see www.buckbenson.org He's due to return to the airwaves in December.
 
Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

 


 
What's On:
 

The Sivertones visit the Roadhouse

Check out our videos of the Sivertones live at the WTIP studio!


 

Community organizer Si Kahn brings his passion to The Roadhouse

Bob spoke with Si Kahn Feb. 5 about his new book, "Creative Community Organizing," and his 50+  year career in community organizing, civil rights, and music. Listen to the interview.


 
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Aphrodisiac Foods for Valentine's Day

The Roadhouse crew chatted Feb. 5 with Chef Jenny Breen of Good Life Catering in Minneapolis, about her upcoming Aphrodisiac Foods class, Feb. 15 at Papa Charlie's.


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Peter Ostroushko in Grand Marais

The Roadhouse's Bob Carter chatted recently with singer/songwriter Peter Ostroushko, who appeared In Grand Marais Jan. 30. Listen to the interview.


 
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The Roadhouse: Jim Kalb to race from International Falls to Tower -- listen to interview

Jim Kalb, who will race from International Falls to Tower Feb. 1, rode his racing bike loaded with gear to the interview Jan. 22.


 

Gooneybirds rock the Roadhouse

Bob and Buck hosted the Gooneybirds in studio Jan. 15 for a rockin' good time. Listen to the music and interview.


 
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2010 Banished Words List from Lake Superior State University

Bob and Buck spoke Jan. 8 with Tom Pink of LSSU on their 2010 Banished Words list. Can you guess any? Learn more. Listen to the interview.


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Cook County resident Gene Glader authors book on historic downtown Grand Marais

Longtime Cook County resident Gene Glader stopped by The Roadhouse New Year's Day to discuss his new book about the history of local structures, "Downtown Grand Marais." Hear the interview.


 
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Lake Superior Brewing Co. wins gold medal

Buck and Ann chatted Dec. 18 with Dale Kleinschmidt, head brewer at Lake Superior Brewing Co.


 

Saving the Best for Last: Creating Your LIfe After 50

The authors of a new book for women at midlife, Joyce Kramer, Renee Fisher, and Jean Peelen, talked with Ann Dec. 11 about "Saving the Best for Last: Creating Your Life After 50." Learn more about the authors' work. Listen to the interview.