Arts & Culture
Matthew and Deb get a live in-studio performance from Eric Lugosch of Chicago and Phil Heywood of Minneapolis.
Deb and Matthew speak with author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, who have just published a new book "Lake Superior Tastes: A Field Guide to Food and Drink Along the North Shore"
Ginny Sims, a potter, is the new artist in residence at the Art Colony in Grand Marais. She will be working and living at the colony for the next two weeks.
Buck & Dick welcomed the Clearwater Hot Club to Studio A March 21 for some hot jazz on a cold night. The band is Sam Miltich, Matthew Miltich, Mike Miller & Gary Schulte. They were in town to perform at the DuLutsen Music & Ski Festival at Lutsen Mountain.
Deb Benedict and Buck welcomed blues master Gordon Thorne to Studio A March 7 during our "Spring Forward" membership drive f
Buck & Dick welcomed Hovland musician Maria Nickolay to Studio A March 14. Maria is just back from five months in Ireland, Israel, and Palestine, and music played a large part in her adventures. Learn about what she did, and hear some gorgeous vocals.
Dick and Buck welcomed Inuit stone carver Looty Pijamini; Tom Chapman, president of Upper Canada Native Art; and Sivertson Gallery owner/founder Jan Sivertson on the eve of the 14th Annual Inuit Premiere weekend at the gallery. They chatted about the challenge of getting art from remote places out to the world, Looty's evolution as a carver, and much more.
Buck chatted Feb. 28 with Kelly Dupre, local artist and author who, with her husband Jeff Stork, is spending a year in Anchorage. They caught up on her various book projects, including illustrations for John Hendricksson's new book, "Over the Portage and Into History," and lots more. You can learn more about Kelly and her work here.