Arts & Culture
Nashville songwriter & musician Jerry Vandiver stopped by The Roadhouse July 20 before his performance at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs that evening. He brought along Shy-Anne, an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer from Northwestern Ontario, and the two chatted with Buck and played a few songs.
Art Fenstad is a descendant of a North Shore fishing family. A lot has changed since Art's ancestors immigrated here in the late 1800s.
This segment of WTIP's ongoing series "Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words, and Stories of Ojibwe People" features Milt Powell of the Saganaga Lake Powell family.
WTIP independent producer Staci Drouillard sat down with Milt and his wife Alice last fall. He shares stories about growing up on Saganaga Lake and about his "Grandmother," a great Aunt who lived with his family when he was a young child. Milt will celebrate his 80th birthday this coming September.
Grand Marais singer-songwriter Michael Monroe stopped in July 13 to chat with Bob and play a few songs, including one from his very first album, "Summer Rain."
Ann Possis spoke July 6 with Beryl Singleton Bissell, author of a new memoir, "A View of the Lake," about what inspires and draws her to Lake Superior.
Buck and Bob welcomed local singer-songwriter Joe Paulik July 6 for chat and music during North Shore Sights & Sounds membership drive edition of The Roadhouse.
Buck chatted July 6 with Bob Olson, author of "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas," about his new memoir of his adventures as a young man visiting the Gunflint Trail in an old Model A pickup truck.
Bob chatted June 29 with Kristian Balsrod, Katinka Hustad, and Anton Ligaarden, young Norwegian photojournalists visiting Cook County. They're making a documentary about the Norwegian culture that lives on in Norwegian-Americans along the North Shore. Learn what they're up to and hear some great Sven & Ole jokes, too.
In this extended edition of History Speaks, we take a closer look at the creation of Isle Royale National Park and its effect on the people and culture of the island.
Local accordion player & singer Leah Thomas joined Buck and Bob at the Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School June 22 for music, laughter, and yes, more than a few accordion jokes.