Arts & Culture
John Vaillant, best-selling author of "The Tiger" and "The Golden Spruce," has turned to fiction with his debut novel about a young man trapped during a border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. Buck spoke with him Mar. 6 about the book and its amazing, chilling story. You can learn more about John and his work here.
Community member Elise Kyllo and her family have constructed a snow sculpture on the shores of Lake Superior in Grand Marais horbor, one of several in the area.
Teague Alexy & Marc Gartman were in town to play the Gun Flint Tavern and stopped by The Roadhouse Feb. 13. Listen for great tunes and fun conversation, including info on more upcoming appearances on the north shore.
Local musicians Eric Frost & Bill Hansen visited Studio A Feb. 6 to play both covers and originals (Eric on guitar, Bill on dobro) and chat with Buck and Dick. Conversation ran the gamut from the recent TV taping at Papa Charlie's to falling through lake ice.
George Morrison was an Ojibwe artist from the North Shore who became a major figure in the modern art movement. Kristin Makholm is executive director of the MN Museum of Modern Art, which organized the exhibit opening Feb. 14. She spoke with Dick Feb. 6 about Morrison's art and influence, what you can expect to see at the exhibit, and much more. You can learn more about the exhibit here.
Chapter 1: Summer Vacation
(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)
‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.
Jim & Michele Miller, a husband-wife duo from Hovland, play beautiful music together. They stopped by The Roadhouse Jan. 2 on their way to a gig in Tofte.