Arts & Culture
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.
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.
Bob and Buck welcomed Grand Portage musician Briand Morrison back to The Roadhouse Dec. 16 for more of his gorgeous jazz guitar.
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.
This year’s performances of the annual Community Christmas Concert in Grand Marais drew capacity crowds, December 4 & 5th. In this feature, WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson talks with conductor and composer Bill Beckstrand, now in his second year as director. Mark also recorded parts of the final rehearsal and spoke with orchestra and chorus members.
Bob spoke Nov. 25 with Gabriel Ayala, recently named 2011 Artist of the Year at the Native American Music Awards for his album “Passion, Fire and Grace.” Ayala is a classical guitarist and has developed a new genre he calls ‘jazzmenco’.
Joan and Bob Burrows work at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais each fall during the herring roe harvest.