Arts & Culture
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.
Buck chatted with musician Lindsay Mac Sept. 16. She was in town for Mountain Stage and Unplugged X, and brought her new four-string guitar to Studio A to play a few songs.
When a close friend got engaged last autumn, I knew that meant a wedding to attend this September. No big deal, I figured: just slap on a smile, a dress and bring a small home appliance as a present.
As you travel along highway 61 today, it’s hard to imagine that just over 150 years ago, the only thing connecting Cook County with lower sections of the North Shore was a long, intricate system