Arts & Culture

Snowmobilers

Of Woods and Words: On Snowmobiles and Happiness

Almost as soon as he walks in the door each evening, Andy starts talking about snowmobiles. Since the ice fishing began this winter, he's been jonesing badly for a sled of his own.


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The Ojibwe People's Dictionary: a new searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary from the U of MN

Bob spoke Feb. 10 with Prof. Brenda Child, chair of the department of American Indian Studies at the U of MN, about the new online Ojibwe People's Dictionary. Click here to browse the dictionary, hear pronounciations from native speakers, and see visual links to related collections of the MN Historical Society.


Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson - Photo by Stephan Hoglund

Local Music Project: Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson and Al Oikari

Joe Paulik has been writing music since he was 12. He moved to Cook County in 1982 when he was 20 years old and began performing in the area a few years later.


It's approaching caucus time in Cook County

West End News Feb. 2

After ducking the various cold viruses that are rampaging through the county, I finally got caught a couple of days ago, which explains why I’m singing bass in the choir today.


Pine Marten

Of Woods and Words: Winter Neighbors

Traditionally, winter marks a period of stillness in the North woods.


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Humorist Kevin Kling to perform Thursday at ACA

Playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling and the Chamber music group Zeitgeist bring "For The Birds: A Chamber Music Suite with Music, Poetry, Comedy, Tragedy, Artistry" to the Arrowhead Cente


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Anishinaabe Photographer Travis Novitsky

In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, photographer Travis Novitsky discusses his love of photography,  his influences, his favorite subjects, the process he uses to achieve his amazing results, and the role photography plays in his life on the Grand Portage reservation in far northern Minnesota.
 


Dessa at Papa Charlie's January 2012.  Photo by Stephan Hoglund.

Chris Hoglund Interviews Minneapolis Hip-Hop Artist Dessa

Minneapolis based hip-hop artist Dessa wrapped up a nation-wide tour at Papa Charlie's in Lutsen on Jan. 14. Chris Hoglund had a chance to visit with Dessa backstage before her show.


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Michael Johnson & Michael Monroe ring out 2011 on The Roadhouse

Local favorites Michael Monroe and Michael Johnson stopped by The Roadhouse Dec. 30 for what is becoming a year-end musical tradition.