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The Roadhouse

  • 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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Wolf expert discusses recent escape and shooting of wolf at MN Zoo

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Lori Schmidt, wolf curator at the International Wolf Center in Ely, offered her perspective on June 10 about the recent incident at the Minnesota Zoo in which an escaped wolf was shot and killed.

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Author Mark Vonnegut shares personal experience of being bipolar

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Bob spoke June 10 with Dr. Mark Vonnegut, pediatrician and author of "Just Like Someone With Mental Illness Only More So," about his struggle with mental illness and how it has affected his life and career.

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Pete Kavanaugh, unplugged, on The Roadhouse

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Pete Kavanaugh brought his acoustic guitar to Studio A June 3 for a chat with Dave Seaton and Buck Benson. Listen to his gorgeous guitar work.

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The Sam Miltich Trio brings jazz to Studio A

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The Sam Miltich Trio stopped by The Roadhouse June 3 to chat with Dave Seaton about music, family, and more, and share a few songs.

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Biologist Mike Schrage on all things moose, on The Roadhouse

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Buck spoke June 3 with Mike Schrage, wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, about what he's learned about moose through years of research and study. Mike was the featured speaker at the North House Folk School Boreal Birding and Northern Landscapes Festival June 4.

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Hovland musician Jim Miller plays Studio A

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Jim Miller, Hovland musician and member of the band Blueberry Jam, brought his guitar to The Roadhouse May 27 to chat with Bob and play a few tunes.

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U of MN Prof. Anatoly Liberman hot on the trail of disputed words

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Linguistics expert and Oxford University Press blogger Prof. Anatoly Liberman spoke with Bob May 27 about his ongoing dictionary project to find the real origin of nearly 1,000 disputed English words.

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Mike Crook of USFS shares adventure working on prescribed fire in Ethiopia

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Mike Crook, prescribed fire specialist with the USFS in Grand Marais, stopped by Studio A May 27 to talk with Buck and Bob about his recent working trip to Ethiopia, where he helped teach effective prescribed fire practices to the local residents.

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Prudence Johnson & the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay in a new touring show

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Buck and Bob welcomed singer Prudence Johnson to Studio A May 20 to talk about her new project, "A Girl Named Vincent." She and her band are touring Minnesota, bringing the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay to life by setting it to music.

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"Peace Fibres" author Karen Lohn on weaving connections

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Buck spoke May 20 with Grand Marais author and psychologist Karen Lohn about her first book, "Peace Fibres: Stitching a Soulful World." 

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