Arts & Culture
When I called a vendor last week to reorder some merchandise, he asked how I was doing.
Buck chatted recently with Larry Groce, host and artistic director of the Mountain Stage Radio Show, which is carried on WTIP. Mountain Stage is coming to Grand Marais Sept. 15 & 16 to tape two shows during Unplugged X at North House Folk School.
Bob chatted Sept. 2 with Michael Perry, author, humorist and singer/songwriter, about his performances at the Big Top Chautauqua in Wisconsin.
Isle Royale, off the North Shore of Lake Superior, was designated as a National Park in the early 1940's. At that time, there was a vibrant community of commercial fishing families on the island
Back in the days of Greek mythology when the Titan Prometheus gave fire to the mortals, Zeus tied him to a rock for the eagles to eat his liver out.
Buck Benson and Ann Possis hosted Mike DeBevec, Mike Roth and Eric Hahn in studio Aug. 26 to preview 'A Century of Jazz,' their musical overview of the history of jazz, happening Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs?
Buck spoke Aug. 26 with Molly Huber, lead writer-researcher for MNopedia, a new online encyclopedia about Minnesota produced by the MN Historical Society. You can check it out at the link above and give your feedback and ideas, too.
Buck and Bob welcomed Pete Kavanaugh and Eric Meyer Aug. 19 for music and talk in advance of the Pete K. group's weekend appearances at the Gun Flint Tavern.
The North Shore during the 1800s was an isolated place.
Leng’s Fountain was a cornerstone of the community for many years. It was a true old fashioned soda fountain. You could order phosphates, ice-cream or stop in for coffee and a paper.