Art Week: multimedia artist Erin Welch hits the road

Painter, photographer and multi-media artist Erin Welch talks about leaps of faith, cribbage at the cabin and taking her show on the road.

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Man in a hat sitting on a stool playing guitar in a radio studio
Christine Dean for KUMD

6/19 Live from Studio A: Kyle Ollah

Listen to our sessions with this young Duluth musician, known for his unvarnished solo folk performances, his fiddle playing at traditional dances, his occasional collaborations with Charlie Parr, and his work with local band Yester. He'll release his first full-length solo album of American folk songs at Amazing Grace on Saturday, June 23. He joined us on June 19, 2018 to talk about the album and share some tunes. Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural...

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MN Reads: "Bowwow Powwow", by Brenda J. Child, illustrated by Jonathan Thunder

A collaborative project with author Brenda Child , artist Jonathan Thunder and language immersion teacher Gordon Jourdain produced a delightful tale (in English and Ojibwe) of dogs and dreams and dancing.

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Forever Home 6/22

Jun 21, 2018
Contented Critter and Animal Allies

Chico

Chico is a handsome thirteen year old grey and white domestic short-hair. He came to us from a previous home and is now looking for his new loving home! He is a cat who loves to be around people and is reported to get along well with dogs.

Bear

Natalija Walbridge

Last year, Duluth artist Natalija Walbridge was the award winner for fiber arts at the Park Point Art Fair and this year she returns with her original textile works from her creative endeavor, Dock 5.  She has become known for her lift bridge design messenger bag but her canvas bags also carry a variety of art and graphic designs from vintage maps to works inspired by the natrural world. 

©Ryan Tischer

Photographer Ryan Tischer talks about his process, the opening of his gallery last fall and where the "magic" happens.

Painting of an owl
Tonya Sell, from parkpointartfair.org

Where's the best art opening this week?  What shows are closing?  Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere?  

Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look at Where's Art every Monday morning at 8:20am on Northland Morning.

This week we talked about making steamroller art (with a real steamroller!) at Friday's Lincoln Park Solstice Street Party.

And of course we talked about this weekend's Park Point Art Fair.

Jerry and Pat Donaho/Flickr

Larry Weber is enjoying the sunshine. pronghorn antelope and baby bison of South Dakota ... while here in the Northland, we're reminded of why he calls it the rainy season, and what was going on back around solstice time in June of 2012.

It's a dark and stormy  ... lunch hour ... on this Friday of Grandma's Marathon weekend ... 

Author Cary Griffith talks about his chronicle of 2007's Ham Lake fire and the process - and challenges - of documenting the most destructive wildfire in modern Minnesota history.

Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters is published by the University of Minnesota Press.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) specified that co-pays for birth control would be free.

Title X is a federal grant program to provide people with free family planning and health care services.

Gender Justice held an event in Duluth last night to give folks a chance to share their stories about what these policies mean to them, and to learn how these services - and their funding - are being threatened.

Forever Home, June 14

Jun 14, 2018

Razor - Contented Critters
Razor is a male Chow-Lab mix. He has been with us since his owner died. He is a goofball. Loves all people, but doesn't feel the same about other dogs or rodents. He is playful and one of the staff favorites.

©Lisa Johnson

What do Minnesotans like in the summertime?

Lots of things.  Many involving lakes, dogs and ... beer.

So if something comes along that threatens those things ... well, them's fightin' words.

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Earth Rider Brewery Summer Daze Concert Craze

Tune in all of June for your chance to win tickets to The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival, The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, and Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield Wisconsin!

Tune in at 8am, June 18-22, for artist interviews leading up to the 48th Annual Park Point Art Fair.

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