Arts & Culture
Dan Quick & Leslie Quick Pedersen remember their father, artist & Grand Marais Art Colony founder Birney Quick-
Leslie Quick Pedersen & Dan Quick stopped by The Roadhouse July 18 to talk with Buck about their dad, Birney Quick, an artist and instructor who founded the Grand Marais Art Colony, Minnesota's longest-lived art colony. They share delightful stories about the early days of the art colony, their dad's special way with people and, of course, the famous fish fries. An exhibit of Birney Quick's work, some of which has not been seen by the public before, opens with a reception Friday, July 25 at 5 p.m. at the Johnson Heritage Post Gallery in Grand Marais.
The Grand Marais Public Library recently became a subscriber to Minnesota Grantmakers Online, a program that gives library patrons access to inform
WTIP had cast members of the Grand Marais Playhouse's production of Nunsense in the studio to talk about the upcoming play, and for a preview of the songs.
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.
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
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.
Every year, artists get together at the Hovland Arts Festival to display and sell their works.