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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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'Biggest loser' contestant O'Neal Hampton starts new fitness program in Tofte

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'Biggest Loser' contestant O'Neal Hampton, who lost over 180 lbs., is starting a new live-in weight-loss and nutrition program, Fitness North, at Surfside in Tofte. He spoke with Buck Oct. 22 about what it takes to be successful making big life changes.

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'Pretty Much 100% Scandinavian' filmmakers visit Studio A

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Filmmakers Stefan Quinth and Bill Beyer talked with Bob recently about "Pretty Much 100% Scandinavian," a light-hearted film series exploring contemporary Scandinavian America. A few Ole & Lena jokes were told in the process.

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Barbara Jean and Bump play The Roadhouse

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Local musicians Barbara Jean Johnson and Bump Blomberg stopped in to Studio A Oct. 22 to chat and play a few tunes. 

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All the way from Possum Lake: Red Green visits The Roadhouse

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Red Green, the TV handyman who works miracles with duct tape, chatted with Bob recently about his book, "How to do Everything: By the Man Who Should Know" and about his book tour to raise money for PBS.

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Chris McDougall, bestselling author of "Born to Run," talks barefoot running

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Buck spoke recently with Chris McDougall, author of the bestseller "Born to Run," about his ground-breaking book and the barefoot running debate.

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Duluth singer/songwriter Rachael Kilgour makes her WTIP debut

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Duluth musician Rachael Kilgour stopped by The Roadhouse Oct. 8 in advance of her Oct. 9 ACA performance in Grand Marais.

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Solar-powered trash cans save money, cut pollution

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Buck spoke recently with Jim Poss, founder and chief technology officer of Big Belly Solar, a Massachusetts-based producer of waste receptacles that use solar power and information technology to cut waste collection trips by up to 80%. The city of Duluth recently received a federal grant to purchase Big Belly units for the Duluth Lakewalk.

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Artist Rick Allen of Kenspeckle Letterpress visits The Roadhouse

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Engraver and woodblock artist Rick Allen of Kenspeckle Letterpress, Duluth, chatted with Buck Sept. 24 about his quirky and charming work.

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Local artist Betsy Bowen talks bogs in Studio A

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Betsy Bowen chatted with Buck Sept. 17 about her latest project, illustrating "Big Belching Bog," just out from the U of MN Press.

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Duluth journalist's memoir recalls heyday of print

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Journalist Laurie Hertzel spoke with Ann Possis Sept. 17 about her new memoir, "News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist." She'll be at the Cross River Heritage Center in Schroeder Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.

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