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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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.

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It's no coincidence that the Duluth Dylan Festival is paying a bit more attention to the literary aspect of its favorite son's career, now that he's a Nobel laureate.

Park Point Art Fair
Morgan Kohler

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

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

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

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The Bill Frisell Trio played at Sound in downtown Duluth on May 18th, 2018. Bill Frisell is a renowned guitarist, composer and arranger who has made a variety of recordings over the past few decades, both as a solo artist and as a collaborator with many different types of musicians.  

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.

Duluth Dylan Fest Schedule

Duluth Dylan Fest Facebook

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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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You're in your car, headed to the store.

Your boss asks if they can see you for a moment and then asks you to close the door.

You hear a raised voice from outside.

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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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