Arts & Culture
Al Hunter is a citizen of the Anishinaabe Nation within Treaty 3 and a proud member of the Caribou Clan. His poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies. This edition of Anishinaabe Way features his poem "The Diet," from his third book, "Beautiful Razor: Love Poems & Other Lies," released this year by Kegadonce Press.
Buck and Bob hosted four members of the Titambe Dance Ensemble May 18 for chat and music. Director Christian Adeti and his group drummed and danced at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais the next evening.
Bob spoke May 18 with James Douglass, theologian, teacher, and author of "Gandhi and the Unspeakable: His Final Experiment with Truth," about Gandhi's remarkable life and what made his non-violent practice so powerful.
There’s a lot of talk about how more and more young people are leaving rural communities like ours.
Julia Herz of the Brewers Association & craftbeer.com on craft beer...it's American Craft Beer Week May 14-20-
Buck chatted May 11 with Julia Herz, craft beer program director at the Brewers Association, and publisher of craftbeer.com, about the huge rise in popularity of craft beers, which beer to serve with what food, and lots more.
Dave Seaton spoke Apr. 13 with artist, master teacher and mentor Hazel Belvo, who is serving as artist-in-residence at the Grand Marais Art Colony, about her artistic influences, vision, and process.
Anna Deschampe and Allan Aubid are the parents of two young sons. They live on the Grand Portage Reservation in northern Minnesota.
In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Deschampe and Aubid discuss raising children to have traditional values while living in mainstream society, and the role of the community and elders in parenting. They also share the lessons they have learned along the way and the dreams they have for their kids.
Buck Benson and Ann Possis welcomed Michael Gulezian and local favorite Michael Monroe to Studio A Apr. 27 in advance of their joint Log Cabin Concert near Grand Marais that evening.
Buck chatted recently with local writer Berta Bauer about the process and challenges involved in writing her first novel, "Genie's Bottle." There's a book reading and signing by Berta May 1 at 7 p.m. at Cook County Higher Education.