Arts & Culture

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Michael Johnson & Michael Monroe ring out 2011 on The Roadhouse

Local favorites Michael Monroe and Michael Johnson stopped by The Roadhouse Dec. 30 for what is becoming a year-end musical tradition.


"By performing “fridge triage” on a regular basis, I was able to save plenty of food and associated dollars"

Of Woods and Words: Serving Up Resolutions

Last year, I really only made one New Year’s resolution. I resolved to throw out less food.


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Lutsen native Jacob Schmidt and his band, Gentleman Hall

Lutsen native Jacob Schmidt and his band “Gentleman Hall” performed in December at Papa Charlie’s in Lutsen.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Voices from the Lake

In our broadcast area, we sit on one of the biggest resources in the world: Lake Superior.


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Bluesman Gordon Thorne stops by The Roadhouse

Local musician Gordon Thorne visited Studio A Dec. 23 for lots of music and holiday cheer.


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Artist-designer Taylor Baldry on The Conversationalist

Buck chatted Dec. 23 with Taylor Baldry, a Minneapolis artist-designer, about The Conversationalist, his project to promote face to face interaction in the digital age. They touched on many of his other creative ideas, as well, which you can read about here.


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Moments in Time: Northern Cleaners & Laundry

Vi Wonser and her husband Gordon operated Northern Cleaners & Laundry from 1947 to 1981 in downtown Grand Marais. In this editon of Moments in Time, Vi shares her memories of the business.


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Jazz guitarist Briand Morrison plays Studio A

Bob and Buck welcomed Grand Portage musician Briand Morrison back to The Roadhouse Dec. 16 for more of his gorgeous jazz guitar.


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Artist Betsy Bowen on her latest projects, including "Twelve Owls" with birder Laura Erickson

Buck and Bob welcomed Grand Marais artist Betsy Bowen Dec. 16 to talk about her recent projects, including "Twelve Owls," "Burr and Hamilton," the winter solstice pageant, and more.


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Of Woods and Words: A Season of Diversions

For many people, making it through the long Minnesota winter is all about diversionary tactics. In my opinion, the holiday season comes far too soon after winter’s beginning to do much good.