Arts & Culture
The Plucked Up String Band (Bill Hansen, dobro; Amanda Hand, guitar & vocals; Matt Nesheim, banjo & vocals; Elliot Noyce, mandolin & vocals; Kieran Scannell, drums; and Will Moore, upright bass & vocals) stopped by Studio A shortly after their big tour. Listen for great original music and fun stories about being on the road.
Local historian Bill Pagel, who runs the Dylan website www.boblinks.com, has an enormous collection of Dylan memorabilia. He's chosen some of the best pieces for an exhibit titled "Einstein Disguised as Robin Hood," open through May 31 at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Duluth. Dick spoke with John Bushey, co-curator of the exhibit, about the treasures within, and about the sixth annual Duluth Dylan Fest May 22 through May 29.
Local jazz favorite Briand Morrison stopped by The Roadhouse Apr. 29. Learn about his upcoming gigs, new guitar, and what he's working on now...and hear some great jazz guitar.
Dusty Heart is a new Americana duo based out of Minneapolis comprised of Barbara Jean Meyers and Molly Dean.
Poet and performance artist, Moheb Soliman talks about “HOMES – A Great Lakes Vista” with WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson.
Best-selling author Elizabeth Marshall Thomas on her latest book, "Dreaming of Lions: My Life in the Wild Places"-
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing other creatures and other cultures, from the African savannah to her own backyard. You may recognize her as the author of the NYT best-seller, "The Hidden Life of Dogs." Now she has written a book about her own life--"Dreaming of Lions: My Life in the Wild Places." She joined Ann Possis recently on The Roadhouse.
'Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.
Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse April 1 to play a few tunes and chat. The main topic of conversation was the sixth annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, coming up April 8 & 9 at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and featuring guitarist Pat Donohue, along with fiddler Tom Schaefer. You can learn more here.