Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.
As wind energy becomes more prevalent, it is important to make sure wind turbines are as safe as possible for birds.
We all know about rain, but a few weeks ago on the East Coast, it was raining…loons!
Sky Blue Trio is Mike DeBevec, piano and vocals; Karina Roth, vocals; Mike Roth, string bass; Erik Hahn, saxophone and flute, Eric Anderson, trombone and euphonium; and Thomas Stamps, percussion and vocals.
Kashimana writes from life. Her songs are about love, about letting your light shine and about the current scene. When Kashimana talked to Phil Nusbaum, he asked where her songwriting comes from.
John and Emily Enger own and operate Enger Grove, a predominantly online artisanal shop where customers can find a variety of handcrafted wood items including footstools, cutting boards, butcher block islands, furniture and even outdoor structures. John creates the goods while Emily handles promoting his functional works of art via the online aspects of their business. They stopped by the morning show recently to chat about how their endeavor has grown from a jewelry box that was John’s first woodworking gift to Emily to what is now Enger Grove.
Professional organizer Tammy Schotzko is in the business of helping people get a handle on their messes. She stopped by the morning show to talk about how people can begin to get organized and how to maintain the new order in a home or office.
Vern Northrup is a member of the Fon du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. His newest photography exhibit is on display at the Watermark Art Center now thru February and is called Akinomaage: Teaching from the Earth. It’s a photo series documenting Northrup’s observations of the natural world around him thru the lens of his cell phone. In this Area Voices segment, he discusses his new show, how fire is used to enhance the blueberry crop, and what projects are on his horizon.
This Twin Cities singer/songwriter recently released his 15th album, Social Media Anxiety Disorder. We found out more when he joined us in the studio on October 10; he has a show the same night at Ursa Minor Brewing in Duluth’s Lincoln Park.
Mags David formed this women’s chorus in 1999 with a small group of beginners learning how to sing. The group has since expanded to 30-plus members, have released an EP, and have performed steadily including at several Homegrown Music Festivals. The group’s repertoire is a mix of traditional songs from the U.S., Europe, and West Africa as well as David’s originals and includes a playful mashup of Al Sparhawk of Low’s “Don’t Drop the Baby” and Jean Ritchie’s “What’ll I Do With the Baby-o?” This year, after 20 years, David has decided to bring the chorus to an end; their last few shows include an appearance at Petefest at Beaner’s Central on Thursday, June 6 and a final performance on Saturday, June 8 at UMD’s Weber Music Hall.
Life Parade is the brainchild of Cameron Mathews, who recorded the project’s pop-rock debut album, Suburban Life, by himself. When the album started getting some local airplay and positive reviews here. Mathews put together a band for live performances. We found out more about Duluth’s latest came-out-of-nowhere musical sensation when Mathews and company joined us in the studio on September 25.