Arts & Culture
Dick & Ann welcomed the band Floydian Slip (Scott McCafferty, bass; Olaf Kirsten, guitar; Andy Noyes, guitar; and Jeff Kriner, drums) to Studio A Aug. 1 for fun conversation and great original music & covers. They were in town to play two shows at the Gun Flint Tavern. You can learn more about them and where they play next here.
New "By Way of Water" exhibit at Cook County Historical Museum features artifacts, multimedia displays, and more-
"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior" is a new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais. It shares stories of how the Lake shaped the people and communities of our region. Director of the museum Carrie McHugh joined Ann Aug. 1 to talk about all the cool items and displays in the exhibit, and what people will learn about when they visit.
Buck & Ann welcomed local singer-songwriter Maria Nickolay to The Roadhouse July 25 for fun conversation and beautiful music. She's playing at several venues around the county this summer.
Dan Quick & Leslie Quick Pedersen remember their father, artist & Grand Marais Art Colony founder Birney Quick-
Leslie Quick Pedersen & Dan Quick stopped by The Roadhouse July 18 to talk with Buck about their dad, Birney Quick, an artist and instructor who founded the Grand Marais Art Colony, Minnesota's longest-lived art colony. They share delightful stories about the early days of the art colony, their dad's special way with people and, of course, the famous fish fries. An exhibit of Birney Quick's work, some of which has not been seen by the public before, opens with a reception Friday, July 25 at 5 p.m. at the Johnson Heritage Post Gallery in Grand Marais.
The Grand Marais Public Library recently became a subscriber to Minnesota Grantmakers Online, a program that gives library patrons access to inform
WTIP had cast members of the Grand Marais Playhouse's production of Nunsense in the studio to talk about the upcoming play, and for a preview of the songs.
Terri Bocklund, former artist in residence at Isle Royale National Park, joins us to talk about her new album "Of Lake and Isle", inspired by her residency.