With Bob Dylan being an avid artist, it's nice to see the week long celebration of the man and his music, Duluth Dylan Fest, will also include an art exhibit. Dylan has been painting and welding metal sculpture for much of his adult life and his work shares a slice of the many places in the world his career has taken him. Here in Duluth local arts writer and artist Ed Newman has graciously organized the Dylan Fest Art Show with submissions by artists near and far. Expect the love of Dylan to...
This young singer and guitarist is a recent arrival to Duluth's music scene but has already garnered attention, winning first place in last fall's annual songwriting competition at Beaner's Central. He joined us in the studio on May 5, 2017, to give us a preview of his performance at The Blind Pig for the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival. https://www.facebook.com/jacobmahonmusic/
There's concern in Indian country, too, about what will replace the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Mary Owen of UMD's Center for American Indian and Minority Health says the Indian Health Service is already critically underfunded ... and for people who are already experiencing a high rate of poverty, private insurance may be priced out of reach for them.