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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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Pincushion Warblers (Barbara Jean Johnson and Nathan Baker)

Pincushion Warblers play on The Roadhouse

 

The Pincushion Warblers played their music on The Roadhouse on Friday night. The band is in the process of recording their new CD which will be released in July.

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Memorial day program: Vietnam vet Jay Taylor on reintegrating into society after serving in war

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Vietnam veteran Jay Taylor, author of "Point of Aim, Point of Impact," spoke with Bob Memorial Day weekend about the challenges veterans face in returning to everyday life.

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Josh Aerie, cellist, conductor, & founder of the Woodland Chamber Music Workshop

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Buck spoke May 28 with Josh Aerie, cellist and conductor, about the Woodland Chamber Music Workshop being held in Tofte June 22-27. Several public performances will be offered at no charge.

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Significant archaeological find at Grand Portage

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Dave Cooper, chief of resource management at Grand Portage National Monument, stopped by May 21 to talk about the recent, amazing archaeological find offshore from the monument.

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Bingham & Thorne play The Roadhouse

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Gordon Thorne and Bob Bingham brought their guitar stylings to The Roadhouse May 21.

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Mayo Clinic researcher on the science of exercise and human performance

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Dave Seaton and Buck spoke with Dr. Michael Joyner of the Mayo Clinic May 14 about the science of exercise, how aging and gender affect exercise, and how you can be more effective when working out. Learn more.

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Photographer Jim Brandenburg on The Roadhouse

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Buck Benson and Dave Seaton spoke with world-renowned photographer Jim Brandenburg May 14 about the International League of Conservation Photographers' inclusion of four of his photos in the top 40 nature photographs of all time. See the photos.

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Ely in the running for America's Coolest Small Town

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LInda Fryer,  Ely Chamber of Commerce director, spoke May 7 with Bob about wacky tourism promotions and the coolest small town contest.

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On track to be first to reach North & South Poles, Everest in one year

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Grand Marais resident Eric Larsen spoke with Buck May 7 about his Save the Poles Expedition to the world's last great frozen places. He's reached the Poles--just Everest remains.  

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Face south and hold this book over your head

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Jonathan Poppele, author of "Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations," spoke with Buck Apr. 30 about his new book.

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