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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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National Geographic "Adventurer of the Year" Andrew Skurka on The Roadhouse

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Andrew Skurka, adventurer and athlete, chatted with Buck April 29 about exploration and travel, including his recent 4,700-mile, 6-month Alaska-Yukon expedition. He's the featured speaker at the Superior Hiking Trail Association meeting Saturday, May 7 at Wolf Ridge in Finland.

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Bemidji businesses commit to Ojibwe/English signage

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In an effort spearheaded by the Shared Vision Group out of Bemidji, more and more businesses in the area have made a commitment to adding Ojibwe/English signage. But, why? Michael Meuers of Shared Vision Group spoke with Bob Carter on the Roadhouse on April 8th to explain more about the motivations behind the effort.

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Gordon Thorne Live in Studio A

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Bob Carter and Cathy Quinn welcomed Gordon Thorne to the Roadhouse April 8 to share some of his music and information on his upcoming Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend in Tofte.

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A black lab and a coyote cozy up in Duluth

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Sam Cook, outdoor writer for the Duluth News Tribune, joined Bob Carter and Cathy Quinn on the Roadhouse April 8 to talk about an interesting animal pair living in the Duluth area: a coyote and a black lab.

Photo courtesy of Brian Auer via Flickr.

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Super cool pirate-ship kids' bedroom designed by Twin Cities firm goes viral

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Twin Cities builder Steve Kuhl designed an incredible bedroom for his nephew, which went viral on the Web six years later. He talked with Buck March 25.

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Local renewable energy in the big picture

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Bill Mittlefehldt, regional coordinator of the NE MN Clean Energy Resource Team, talked with Bob March 25 about local renewable energy in light of today's global energy economy.

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James Moors plays Studio A

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Buck and Bob welcomed James Moors back to The Roadhouse Mar. 11 for original songs and gorgeous guitar.

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Max Bichel & Pete Kavanaugh play Studio A

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Pete Kavanaugh on guitar, and Max Bichel on violin, visited The Roadhouse for a delightful session of music and chatter March 4 with Bob and Ann.

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The untold history of how the land of the Dakota & Ojibwe became the State of Minnesota

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Bob spoke March 4 with Mary Lethert Wingerd, author of "North Country: The Making of Minnesota," the story of Minnesota's true origins that have often been ignored in favor of a far more romantic legend.

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Eddie Mac rocks Studio A

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Ann and Buck welcomed the Eddie Mac Band (Chris J, Jimmy Baker & Paul Cherba) Feb. 18 on their way up the Trail for a weekend gig at Hungry Jack Lodge. High energy fun on The Roadhouse!

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