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Heatbox on the Scenic Route

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

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Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality out.

Paper Parlor kicks off their Summer Tour on The Roadhouse

Paper Parlor kicks off their Summer Tour on The Roadhouse

Paper Parlor is a five-piece group that blends many genres into upbeat tunes. The band is Zach Shears (auxiliary percussion), Chad Hoffland (lead percussion), Wilson Johnson (bass), Kirdan Wenger (vocals/guitar), and Allison Payonk (saxophone). They stopped by The Roadhouse just before a gig at the Wunderbar to play some tunes for us.

You can learn more about Paper Parlor on their Facebook page here.

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Outdoors author Cliff Jacobson joins The Roadhouse

Outdoors author Cliff Jacobson joins The Roadhouse

Accomplished outdoors writer Cliff Jacobson was recently in the area at the BWCA Expo this past weekend. He also joined Brian on The Roadhouse to talk about his latest book, “Justin Cody’s Race to Survival!” and much more.

You can find out more about Cliff here.

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Two Harbors company producing gourmet vegetarian and vegan frozen foods

Two Harbors company producing gourmet vegetarian and vegan frozen foods

We recently learned about a company in Two Harbors, Ruth’s Vegetarian Gourmet, that produces gourmet vegetarian and vegan frozen foods—and wanted to learn more. Tina Van Aernum, PR and marketing director for the company, joined The Roadhouse to tell us more.

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Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – DOUBLE PLAYS

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – DOUBLE PLAYS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Tandem tunes by Minnesota songwriters including new-to-our-show, Tate McLane. And we

“I Write the Songs,” © 1975 by Bruce Johnston.
Minnesota HomeBrew Logo by Jon Tweet.

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Archiving Queer History

Archiving Queer History

On this episode of Real College Podcast host Alex Schumacher talks with workers and volunteers at the Tretter Collection about their experiences archiving queer history.

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Becoming a Celebrity

Becoming a Celebrity

1:15 – Ben Halom, Jeff Rosenstock on becoming famous
6:34 – Nathan Fervoy, campus preachers
15:30 – Maxx Fuller, how Jesus became white

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Guitarist Daniel Volovets Reflects His Family’s Two Great Traditions: Music Performance and Medicine

Guitarist Daniel Volovets Reflects His Family’s Two Great Traditions: Music Performance and Medicine

Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. The music and medicine combination might like a full plate, but it’s normal in Daniel’s family. Daniel talked to Phil Nusbaum about it.

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Daniel Volovets Performs Intricate Guitar Music Thursday Night June 27 at the Warming House in Minneapolis

Daniel Volovets Performs Intricate Guitar Music Thursday Night June 27 at the Warming House in Minneapolis

Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. Catch Daniel’s guitar career at the Warming House in Minneapolis Thurs June 27 at 8PM. The music and medicine combination might like a full plate, but it’s normal in Daniel’s family. Daniel talked to Phil Nusbaum about it.

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WTIP learns more about Minneapolis based SMILE Network

WTIP learns more about Minneapolis based SMILE Network

SMILE Network International provides life-altering surgeries and related health care services to impoverished children and adults in developing nations. Peggy Halvorson is a surgical nurse who volunteers with the organization. She’s also a part-time Lutsen resident, and she joined us on the Roadhouse to tell us what it’s like to be a part of this effort.

You can learn more about the SMILE Network here.

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Film maker Ben Weaver on his cross-country journey on a bike

Film maker Ben Weaver on his cross-country journey on a bike

Musician Ben Weaver was in town this past weekend to ride in the Le Grand Du Nord. He also was showing his new film, “Music for Free”, which was made last year as he rode the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff, Canada to the U.S.-Mexico border. He joined the Roadhouse and chatted with Dave about that trip and much more.

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