Arts & Culture
Welcome back to Magnetic North, where winter is loosening her grip, often with unintended consequences. It’s true.
Margaret Atwood once said, “In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
When people realize I still live in my hometown, they often tell me it’s a lovely place to live. While I agree, I don’t think I could survive without leaving on a regular basis.
In 1933, Cook County was just another area of the United States struggling with the Great Depression.
Bob Carter and Cathy Quinn welcomed Gordon Thorne to the Roadhouse April 8 to share some of his music and information on his upcoming Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend in Tofte.
This edition of WTIP's ongoing series, Behind the Work features Gladys Dockan, 83. Dockan is a lifetime resident of Cook County and has been doing hair and giving home permanents for more than half a century. She did hair at the Care Center in Grand Marais for nearly 20 years, helping residents look and feel better with a cut and a perm. In this Behind the Work, Gladys gives a home perm to another lifetime Cook County resident, Mildred Johnson, 89.
There’s a new art exhibit opening at the Johnson Heritage Post starting on April 1. It’s called “Seasonal Voices.” Peggy Thompson is one of the artists with work on exhibit.
Whether it’s polka, salsa, or swing, Ann and Wayne Russ can dance—and teach—it all.
The telling of legends has long had an important role in Anishinaabe culture.
Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the color white still dominates the ground around us, reflecting the sun and moon even as it melts quietly into springtime.