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The Roadhouse

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  • Friday 5-7pm
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Arts & Culture Interviews & Live Music
This program officially starts the weekend along the North Shore and across the North Woods. Hosts Dave TerSteeg, Brian Neil, and Julie Carlson, and producer Ann Possis, provide two hours packed with insightful interviews,  weekend happenings, and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! 
 
Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

 


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Rare opportunity: Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Science Museum of Minnesota

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Ann talked Mar. 19 with Dr. Ed Fleming, curator of archaeology at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, about the recently opened Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit, on display through Oct. 24. Learn more.  Listen to the interview.

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Wisconsin high school senior Zach Simones lobbies to eliminate race-based mascots

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Bob spoke with Zach SImones Mar. 19 about organizing students and the community, and lobbying the Wisconsin Legislature, in an effort to ban race-based mascots from Wisconsin schools. Listen to the interview.

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Tyler Howell makes his musical radio debut

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Bob and Ann hosted Tyler Howell, Grand Marais resident and WTIP volunteer, Mar. 12 as he made his radio debut singing and playing guitar. He was accompanied by local musician Russ Viton. Great tunes with personality!  Listen to the music and interview.

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Stuart McLean

Stuart McLean of The Vinyl Cafe to perform in Thunder Bay March 18

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Buck spoke recently with Stuart McLean, storyteller and host of The Vinyl Cafe, about his work and his upcoming appearance in Thunder Bay. Listen to the interview.

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Tom McCann: Mapping Haiti from Cook County

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Ann talked Feb. 19 with local GIS specialist Tom McCann about his volunteer work helping Haiti relief efforts, using his mapping skills, without ever leaving the county. Listen to the interview.

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Lost and found dog--a happy tail

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Buck chatted with Stephan Soleas of Taos, N.M., about the amazing good fortune that led his lost dog to find him in New Orleans, 1,200 miles from home. Listen to the interview.

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Girls' involvement in sports pays off big later in life

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Buck spoke Feb. 19 with Dr. Nicole LaVoi, associate director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport at the U of MN, about recent studies showing lasting positive benefits for girls involved in sports. Learn more. Listen to the interview.

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Sivertones -- Take 3 on The Roadhouse

Check out our video of the Sivertones live in the WTIP studio!

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The Sivertones visit the Roadhouse

Check out our videos of the Sivertones live at the WTIP studio!

 

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Community organizer Si Kahn brings his passion to The Roadhouse

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Bob spoke with Si Kahn Feb. 5 about his new book, "Creative Community Organizing," and his 50+  year career in community organizing, civil rights, and music. Listen to the interview.

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