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The Roadhouse

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  • Friday 5-7pm
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Arts & Culture Interviews & Live Music
This program officially starts the weekend along the North Shore and across the North Woods. Hosts Dave TerSteeg, Brian Neil, and Julie Carlson, and producer Ann Possis, provide two hours packed with insightful interviews,  weekend happenings, and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! 
 
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.

 


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Bump Blomberg plays solo acoustic on The Roadhouse

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Bob and Buck hosted local favorite Bump Blomberg July 16 for half an hour of music and chat. 

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Local foods neighborhood grocery thrives in downtown Minneapolis

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Ann Yin, co-owner of Local d'Lish, a neighborhood grocery in the historic warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis, talked with Buck July 16 about her focus on locally produced and sourced foods.

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Grand Marais climbers recount Denali ascent

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Bob spoke July 16 with Lonnie Dupre, Tom Surprenant, and Roadhouse co-host Buck Benson about their recent adventure climbing Denali. 

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Monroe Crossing live on The Roadhouse--bluegrass at its best

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Bluegrass quintet Monroe Crossing performed live in Studio A for Buck and Bob July 9, in advance of their July 10 appearance at the ACA in Grand Marais.

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Iowa hunters marry in tree stand

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Bob Carter and Matthew Brown spoke July 2 with Kim and Marvin Hunter (yes, that's their real name) about their recent 'camo' wedding in a tree stand.

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Poop scooper finds 'pile' of cash

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Steve Wilson, poop scooper with DoodyCalls Pet Waste Removal Service of St. Louis, Missouri, chatted with Bob June 25 about the cash he found in a pile of dog doo.

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"Pelada"--a documentary film about the other side of soccer

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Bob spoke June 25 with Gwendolyn Oxenham and Luke Boughen, two of the filmmakers of the recently-released "Pelada," a documentary following two former college soccer stars not quite ready to give up the game. They traveled to 25 countries playing pick-up soccer as a window into people's lives all around the world.

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50 years of the Pill in America on The Roadhouse

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Elaine Tyler May, author of "America & the Pill," talked with Ann Possis and Bob Carter June 25 about the 50-year history of the Pill and how it changed American culture.

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The Pines play The Roadhouse

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Acoustic/roots musiciansThe Pines performed live in Studio A June 11 in advance of their recent Grand Marais appearance.

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Pincushion Warblers (Barbara Jean Johnson and Nathan Baker)

Pincushion Warblers play on The Roadhouse

 

The Pincushion Warblers played their music on The Roadhouse on Friday night. The band is in the process of recording their new CD which will be released in July.

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