Arts & Culture

thewrongomar.jpg

The Wrong Omar makes the right music

The Wrong Omar joined Buck & Dick July 11 during membership drive for great music, fun conversation, and general hilarity. You can find the band's website here.


Album cover

Musician Terri Bocklund on the Scenic Route

Terri Bocklund, former artist in residence at Isle Royale National Park, joins us to talk about her new album "Of Lake and Isle", inspired by her residency.


The Grand Marais Playhouse

The Grand Marais Playhouse's Summer Production: Nana's Naughty Knickers

Yvonne Block and Jan Healy are the two main roles in an upcoming production from the Grand Marais Playhouse called "Nana's Naughty Knickers." They spoke to WTIP about performing in the c


anniemackinstudioA.jpg

Annie Mack's powerful voice fills Studio A

Buck and Dick welcomed Annie Mack to The Roadhouse July 4. Her music mixes gospel, blues, roots, country and soul to tell rich stories. Her husband Paul O'Sullivan accompanied her on guitar. Annie performed the next evening with her entire band at the ACA in Grand Marais. You can learn more about her music here.


Hovland Arts Festival

The 9th Annual Hovland Arts Festival

Every year, artists get together at the Hovland Arts Festival to display and sell their works.


tincangin2june272014.jpg

Duluth bluegrass band Tin Can Gin rocks Studio A

Duluth bluegrass band Tin Can Gin made their Roadhouse debut June 27 with great tunes and the stories behind them. You can learn more about the band and where they're playing here.


Artist Open House: New Mural for Grand Marais

After the mosaics on the old Cook County Coop building came down, a new artistic vision soon took shape.


Gloria Martineau

Anishinaabe Way: Gloria Martineau

Gloria Martineau is a member of the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa. In this segment she shares stories about summertime in Grand Marais, Mabel's Cafe and the local bear population.


Ollar Snevets' Headstone at Maple Hill Cemetary

Moments in Time: Ollor Snevets

Noel Ollor Snevets was born on May 26, 1896 in Michigan.  He spent much of his adult life living in Cook County.  Ollor is somewhat legendary in these parts and there are countless stories t


Boyd "Bump" Blomberg

Local Music Project: Boyd "Bump" Blomberg

Cook County resident Boyd “Bump” Blomberg has a new CD coming out this summer under his band name Pushing Chain.  In this edition of the Local Music Project, we learn about Bump&rsquo