Arts & Culture
Harriet Boostrom Taus shares stories of the early days & her pioneer parents, Charlie and Petra Boostrom-
Harriet Boostrom Taus, one of the children of Cook County pioneers Charlie and Petra Boostrom, visited with Buck recently about her parents and the early days of the Gunflint Trail. Her father came to Cook County 100 years ago this month.
Local singer Yvonne Mills chatted with Bob and Buck June 24, and sang in advance of her first headline appearance the following evening at What's Upstairs at Betsy Bowen's Studio in Grand Marais.
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Buck and Bob hosted The Roadhouse from the 14th annual Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School on the Grand Marais Harbor June 17. Selected interviews from the two-hour show are included here.
Bob Carter of The Roadhouse spoke with Maeri Hedstrom by phone June 10 from the opening reception of "A Family Affair," an art exhibit featuring Maeri's work as well as that of her parents, Howard and Bonnie Gay Hedstrom. Art in a wide variety of media, from film to oils to turned wood and more, are on display at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais through June 26.
Bob spoke June 10 with Dr. Mark Vonnegut, pediatrician and author of "Just Like Someone With Mental Illness Only More So," about his struggle with mental illness and how it has affected his life and career.
Pete Kavanaugh brought his acoustic guitar to Studio A June 3 for a chat with Dave Seaton and Buck Benson. Listen to his gorgeous guitar work.
The Sam Miltich Trio stopped by The Roadhouse June 3 to chat with Dave Seaton about music, family, and more, and share a few songs.
Jim Miller, Hovland musician and member of the band Blueberry Jam, brought his guitar to The Roadhouse May 27 to chat with Bob and play a few tunes.
Linguistics expert and Oxford University Press blogger Prof. Anatoly Liberman spoke with Bob May 27 about his ongoing dictionary project to find the real origin of nearly 1,000 disputed English words.