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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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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6/14 Live From Studio A: King Cardinal

Jun 1, 2018
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Christine Dean for KUMD

After releasing a pair of EPs, this Denver, Colorado-based Americana band recently put out its first full-length album, Great Lakes. Band founder Brennan Mackey joined us along with drummer Scott Roush, pedal steel player Ben Waligoske, bassist Andrew Porter, and vocalist Texanna Dennie for a harmony-laden full band session on June 14, 2018. We found out more about the new album and what the band's been up to since their last visit to our studio.

King Cardinal
 

Man playing guitar and woman singing into a microphone in radio studio
Christine Dean for KUMD

We were happy to welcome this husband-and-wife duo back to our studios on June 13, 2018.  The Seattle twosome was awarded Best Jazz Act 2017 by the Seattle Weekly. They shared tunes from their recently-released fifth studio album of vintage jazz with a modern twist, When You're Smiling and talked about the making of the album.

Sundae + Mr. Goessl 

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What if there was a way to identify which kids are most vulnerable to the siren songs of drugs and alcohol?

If you can't actually have breakfast with James Beard Cookbook Hall of Famer Beatrice Ojakangas, this is the next best thing.

Forever Home 5/31

May 31, 2018
Contented Critters and Animal Allies

Cocoa Puffs

Cocoa Puff is a one year old Orange Mixed Breed Domestic Shorthair She came to Animal Allies Humane Society as a transfer from another shelter and is now looking for her new loving home! Cocoa is looking for a relaxed, one-cat home where she can establish her own spots to bask. She enjoys observing the surroundings, her people, and the birds outside!

Durante

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Just over three miles.

Up to 300 runners.

It's the second annual Chester Park Trail Race, and the only thing that will stop it is the trail itself.  

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Four Native American doctors graduated from UMD's Medical School at the beginning of May.

Norah Shapiro

"Time for Ihan," directed by Norah Shapiro comes to Duluth at 3p.m. on Saturday, at Zinema 2. This Minnesota-made documentary film captures the journey to elected office for Ilhan Omar, the first Somali American elected to state office in the United States. Director Shapiro will be in attendance for a post showing Q&A and joins us here on Radio Gallery.

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The gerrymander has been with us for literally, hundreds of years.

So what can slay the beast?  Legal scholars?  Political science?

Believe it or not: math.

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Tom Kasper says it's time to get that garden in, and like many undertakings, it's more fun with a friend.

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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.

Live from Studio A Volume 1

Live from Studio A Volume 1 is Here!

Pledge now to get one-of-a-kind versions of songs from Low, G. Love, Caroline Smith, Charlie Parr, Gaelynn Lea, and more

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