Arts & Culture
Tim McDonnell's latest book, "The Contemplative Paddler's Fireside Companion," is a 'why-do' manual for paddling-
Tim McDonnell grew up on the edge of the Boundary Waters and has been writing about wilderness for years. He joined Dick to talk about his latest book, "The Contemplative Paddler's Fireside Companion," which he calls a 'why-do' guide exploring the spiritual side of the paddling experience. You can learn more about this book of essays here; it's available at many stores in Cook County as well.
Jordana Greenburg is the fiddler of the progressive Americana group Harpeth Rising.
Musician Jim McGowan brought his guitar to Studio A last week for delightful music and fun chatter. You can often hear him at Cascade Lodge Pub in Lutsen.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band recently started their 50th Anniversary tour, making a stop at Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield, WI.
Local musician Chris Gillis put together a new group of percussionists to 'play a little light-hearted rumble,' with traditional instruments as well as metal junk, in front of Bill Bally's blacksmith shop during Fisherman's Picnic. Dick chatted with him about how he got the idea, why the historic blacksmith shop, and much more. The "Grand Marais Junkeroo Steel Band" made its debut Aug. 6.
It’s ‘radio on a stick’! For the second year in a row, WTIP North Shore Community Radio will broadcast live from the Minnesota State Fair, Wednesday, August 31, from 8 a.m.
Longtime favorite Michael Monroe stopped by Studio A recently to chat about what he's up to lately, and play both original tunes and covers. You can learn more about Michael's music, schedule, and log cabin concerts here.