Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa – Listening to the Waters

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we have the first of a two-part conversation with Josephine Mandamin, an Anishinaabe grandmother, elder and water activist involved with the Mother Earth Water Walkers. Beginning in 2003, she walked the shorelines of the great lakes, encouraging mindfulness of protecting our precious fresh waters. In her journey over fifteen years she walked around 17,000 miles. Josephine is originally from the Wikwemikong First Nation She lives in Thunder Bay...

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5/11 Live from Studio A: Fathom Lane

Listen to our session with Michael Ferrier of this Minneapolis indie folk/rock band from May 11, 2018. They've released three albums, most recently 2017's Asilomar . We chatted with Michael about the making of that album and he shared solo versions of a couple of songs from it live in the studio. Fathom Lane

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Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: how to get more laundry folded (SLIDESHOW)

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

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KUMD Presents: The Avett Brothers

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Congratulations to all the KUMD listeners who won tickets to see The Avett Brothers when they visit Duluth for the first time this fall. The North Carolina brothers, Scott and Seth Avett along with Bob Crawford, Joe Kwon, Tania Elizabeth, and Mike Marsh make up the American folk rock band. They are recognized for electrifying live performances featuring songs about life, joy, and tragedy.

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Facebook // Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival

The Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival is a celebration of world music with artists who spread the message of love, hope, and equality for all people around the world. The festival take place rain or shine at the Bayfront Festival Park. 

Park Point Art Fair
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The Park Point Art Fair is an annual celebration of art and community right next to the sand shores of Lake Superior. This event is free admission and will feature 120 artists, live music, food, and family art activities. 

Dates: June 23-24

Time: 10am-5pm

Location: Park Point Recreation Area Duluth, MN

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This Chicago native has also spent time in the Twin Cities and New York City. Since the pop/rock singer/songwriter last joined us, she's released a book and a new album. We'll find out more when she joins us in the studio on Wednesday, May 23 at 1pm along with producer Rob Genadek. They perform the same night at The Rex in Duluth as part of Duluth Dylan Fest.

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Director: Daniel Stine

The Duluth Superior Film Festival celebrates opening night with the Northland premier of the locally-filmed heart-warming story "Virginia Minnesota" on Wednesday, May 30 at Clyde Iron Works. Written and directed by Atlanta-based filmmaker Daniel Stine, "Virginia Minnesota" is a story born in Virginia but was filmed up and down the North Shore.  Director Daniel Stine and actress Rachel Hendrix will be in attendance. Stine joins us on Radio Gallery to talk about making of his first full-length feature film.

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we have the first of a two-part conversation with Josephine Mandamin, an Anishinaabe grandmother, elder and water activist involved with the Mother Earth Water Walkers.  Beginning in 2003, she walked the shorelines of the great lakes, encouraging mindfulness of protecting our precious fresh waters.  In her journey over fifteen years she walked around 17,000 miles.  Josephine is originally from the Wikwemikong First Nation She lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Don Ness Shows Off Duluth

Don Ness Shows Off Duluth is the second event at NorShor Theatre highlighting local talent during an evening of music, comedy, and special guests. Guests include two time Olympian Kara Goucher, electronic folk artist Ingeborg von Agassiz, folk trio Lowland Lakers, comedians Mary Mack and Tim Harmston, and several other guest appearances. The variety-show will move from music to stand-up and sketch comedy. Tune in during The Local at 5pm on KUMD Wednesday, May 30th for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! 

Performance Date: Wednesday, June 13th

Duluth Dylan Fest is an annual celebration of Bob Dylan's work and influence. Celebrate Duluth's native son with exciting events planned including live music, art, poetry, and more.

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When people reach the breaking point - that's when you'd think they'd turn to Healthy Expressions Rage Room in Duluth.

The historical record is written and maintained, in many cases, by people who wanted their story told - and told in a certain way.

So when Susan Bartlett Foote came across the diary of Engla Schey, with accounts and photographs of the conditions in mid-20th century Minnesota mental institutions, she knew these were forgotten - but vitally important - stories about forgotten people.

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