Arts & Culture
Bob and Buck welcomed WTIP News & Public Affairs Director Barbara Jean Johnson to Studio A Oct. 14. BJ is an accomplished musician and recently won the Big Top Chautauqua Singer/Songwriter of the Year contest with her song, "The River." Bump Blomberg accompanied her on guitar.
Buck spoke Oct. 14 with birder, author and radio producer Laura Erickson. She has a new book, "Twelve Owls," which is illustrated by Betsy Bowen, and appeared in Grand Marais Oct. 15 for a book reading and signing.
Clearwater Lodge sits half-way up the Gunflint Trail. It's one of the oldest resorts in the Northwoods. Within its history lie stories of the area's earliest pioneers.
Recently, whenever a friend calls to check in, it always seems I’m in the middle of canning something.
Buck Benson & Dave Seaton welcomed pianist Brook Cuden and choreographer Andreas Denk to Studio A Oct. 7, a day before their first public performance of "Sophie and Concert," at the ACA in Grand Marais.
Ann Possis & Buck Benson welcomed local musician Eric Frost, with friends Bill Hansen and Barbara Jean Johnson, to The Roadhouse Sept. 30.
Ann Possis & Bob Carter welcomed jazz guitarist Briand Morrison to The Roadhouse Sept. 23 for music and chat in advance of his performance at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino Antlers Lounge.
Ann Possis spoke Sept. 23 with Joyce Sutphen, new poet laureate of Minnesota, about her new position and what poetry means to her.
In its early days, before Isle Royale became a national park in 1940, the island was home to loggers, miners and fishermen. Most were Scandinavian immigrants.