Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.
Here’s the newest RCP episode
How to Survive Winter
On this Episode of Real College Podcast, we look at various ways to make the best of winter from activities to ways to stay warm.
Snow Sculpting by Moray Swanson 1:19
Chai Recipe by Hannah Dove 7:08
Twin Cities Saunas by Liv Riggins 10:14
Curling by Ben Halom 16:02
Kelli Lien was awarded a Region 2 Arts Council Fellowship in the fall of 2017. The funding, supported by the McKnight Foundation, allowed Kelli the ability to purchase equipment and supplies for her studio, upgrade her website, and frame her new work. In this Area Voices segment she shares how her fascination with watercolor began, her collage technique and the unique process of watercolor pours.
Sergio Vucci and Andy Sturdevant are Minneapolis artists who created Common Room, an annual project hosted by arts incubator “The Soap Factory.” The two artists lead a series of public space, art tours. This is not about public art, but rather offer new look at how public spaces are designed to create, enhance and steer your personal experience.
The Tweed Museum of Art is celebrating a new exhibit, years in the planning, curated by Karissa White. “Intersections” invites the public to discover the vibrant spectrum of new and old work by Native American in Minnesota. Bringing this show together was a collaborative project, drawing from the Tweed Museum permanent collection to bring forward a generation of work from George Morrison, Carl Gawboy alongside the next generation of Frank Big Bear and Jim Denomie and young local artists like Jonathan Thunder.
A look back at 2018, Arts highlights in the Twin Ports. Northern Minnesota has had a boon of film lately with movies being filmed in the Northland or set in Minnesota. The Duluth Superior Film Festival has brought films to local screens like Saving Brinton, Virginia, MN and more.
Another highlight has been the focus on Native American Artists from the Tweed Museum show Intersections to the Duluth Art Institute showing the work of Carl Gawboy and Choling Taha.
Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! 18 songs with “love” in their titles and very little chatter. Enjoy!
WTIP is sad to share the news that Norman Deschampe, chair of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, passed away on Saturday, February 9.
Davu Seru is a north Minneapolis composer who has been influenced by experiences in Chicago and Ghana, and it all comes out in his music. Davu leads the Motherless Dollar Quartet, which has a residency at the Icehouse in Minneapolis on Mondays Feb 18 and 25, starting about 8pm. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Davu first talked about his international scope.
Vicki Biggs-Anderson is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Vicki lives on a 100-year-old homestead with a variety of farm animals, from guinea fowl to goats. Each week, she shares a bit about her life and the lessons she learns tending her north woods homestead and farm with Magnetic North.
This Saturday, August 11, is the 5th Annual Lake Superior Art Festival at Brighton Beach. Over 70 local and regional artists will be sharing their work on the beautiful shore of Lake Superior in Duluth. Local artists Allison and Jonathan Metzger are returning to the festival for their 3rd year.