Arts & Culture
There’s a lot of talk about how more and more young people are leaving rural communities like ours.
Julia Herz of the Brewers Association & craftbeer.com on craft beer...it's American Craft Beer Week May 14-20-
Buck chatted May 11 with Julia Herz, craft beer program director at the Brewers Association, and publisher of craftbeer.com, about the huge rise in popularity of craft beers, which beer to serve with what food, and lots more.
Dave Seaton spoke Apr. 13 with artist, master teacher and mentor Hazel Belvo, who is serving as artist-in-residence at the Grand Marais Art Colony, about her artistic influences, vision, and process.
Anna Deschampe and Allan Aubid are the parents of two young sons. They live on the Grand Portage Reservation in northern Minnesota.
In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Deschampe and Aubid discuss raising children to have traditional values while living in mainstream society, and the role of the community and elders in parenting. They also share the lessons they have learned along the way and the dreams they have for their kids.
Buck Benson and Ann Possis welcomed Michael Gulezian and local favorite Michael Monroe to Studio A Apr. 27 in advance of their joint Log Cabin Concert near Grand Marais that evening.
Buck chatted recently with local writer Berta Bauer about the process and challenges involved in writing her first novel, "Genie's Bottle." There's a book reading and signing by Berta May 1 at 7 p.m. at Cook County Higher Education.
Ann Possis chatted Apr. 20 with Larry Millett, former reporter and architecture critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. His books, published by the U of MN Press, feature Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solving mysteries right here in Minnesota. He talks about the joys and challenges of writing about one of the world's most well-known and beloved fictional characters.
Carah Thomas and Dave Seaton welcomed Portland fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower to Studio A Apr. 13. She was here for the second annual Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and was joined in studio with musician and organizer of the event, Gordon Thorne.
Split Rock Lighthouse, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, celebrated 100 years in 2010. A year later, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.