Arts & Culture
Buck & Dick welcomed singer/guitarist Jim McGowan to Studio A June 6. Jim was in town to perform at Cascade Lodge Pub the next evening. They talked about music as well as Jim's new job as executive director of the MN Alliance of YMCAs, and Jim played some great tunes.
Local artist and illustrator, Betsy Bowen, has collaborated on a new book called ‘Plant a Pocket of Prairie.’ North Shore Morning host Randy Eastlund talked with Betsy abou
WTIP's Executive Director, Deb Benedict, was recently featured in the June/July 2014 issue of "The Woman Today" magazine.
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.
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.
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.
Mercury is present in most of our waters in northeastern Minnesota, and often ultimately ends up in our bloodstream. In this edition of the
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.
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.