Arts and culture

The Homegrown Music Festival is coming up! It runs from Sunday April 29 - Sunday May 6, 2012. The festival showcases music, videos, and art from around the area with different acts and exhibits every day.

Duluth Homegrown Music Festival 2012

Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop

This week Radio Gallery spotlights the 22nd Anniversary of the "Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop". The event is coming up on Saturday, April 21st from 10am to 5pm at art galleries around Duluth, MN.

Radio Gallery 04-17-2012 Gallery Hop

Altered Esthetics

This week Radio Gallery spotlights The 7th Annual Bike Show, brought to you by Altered Esthetics, which brings together communities in the Twin Cities. The exhibition will run from May 31 - June 28, 2012, and the last date for submission is April 15, 2012.

Radio Gallery 04-10-2012 Altered Esthetics Art Show

The 2012 Annual Student Exhibition will be happening at The Tweed Museum of Art from April 10 - May 6, 2012.

Radio Gallery 04-03-2012 Student Art Show

Radio Gallery spotlights the A+D Annual Student Exhibition Jurors' Lecture that is starting on April 10th at 6:00PM in Montague Hall 70 at UMD. Scott Stulen and Bud Rodecker will be two jurors at the event. Bud is a UMD grad and earned a degree in Graphic Design with a minor in photography.

This week Radio Gallery is spotlighting a special exhibit: Homegrown: Visual Arts Edition in the Corridor Gallery. The festival runs from April 5th through May 26th at the Duluth Art Institute.

Radio Gallery 03-20-12 Sarah Heimer

Lake Superior Writers

This week Radio Gallery spotlights the 2012 Lake Superior Writers Open Genre Writing Contest on the theme 'Good Times'. Submissions due by Friday, March 30th, 2012 (postmarked).

Radio Gallery 03-21-2012 Lake Superior Writers

This week Radio Gallery spotlights Craft beer brewing as Duluth celebrates Bockfest, a German celebration of spring. Events take place in the Fitger's courtyard starting Thursday with the "blessing of the bock" and continue through Saturday all accompanied by the special brew "Split Rock Bock" from Lake Superior Brewing.

Chris Willcox became interested in the history of exploration of Antarctica and has created scenes that capture what the bleak, yet beautiful, landscape has to offer.

Radio Gallery 03-06-2012 Chris Willcox

Philip Blackburn is an environmental sound artist who composed a song titled "Duluth Harbor Serenade" featuring sounds from Duluth and Bayfront Park on September 3rd, 2011.

Radio Gallery 02-28-12 Philip Blackburn

Listen to our interview with Red Interactive and one of the founders, John Heino. Red Interactive is an experiment in engagement that was launched as a Facebook page in May of 2011 by collaborating artists Ed Newman and John Heino.

Radio Gallery 02-21-12 Red Interactive

Bridget O'Malley and Amanda Degener

Amanda Degener and Bridget O'Malley are the winners of the 2012 Minnesota Book Artist Award.

Radio Gallery 02-14-12 Amanda Degener and Bridget O'Malley

O'Malley and Degener are the recipients of the 2012 Minnesota Book Artists Award. They are the co-founders of Cave Paper, a handmade paper company in Minneapolis, and they have an exhibit at Open Book at 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis until March 25th.

Cave Paper

Ryan has a passion for nature and it is expressed through the lens of a camera. He exhibits his photography at art shows and festivals around the Midwest.

Radio Gallery 02-07-12 Ryan Tischer

Duluth Photography Institute's Gallery

Listen to our interview with The Duluth Photography Institute. The Institute is having its grand re-opening February 4th starting at 5pm.

Radio Gallery 02-01-12 Duluth Photography Institute

The Duluth Photography Institute is having its grand re-opening on February 4th starting at 5pm. Later that evening, entertainment will begin at 8pm and refreshments will be served. The gallery will be full of images and this event is open to the public so go see some great art and bring your friends!

Jarid Waniger is holding his student exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art at UMD from Jan 31st-Feb 7th 2012.

Radio Gallery 1-25-12 Jarid Waniger

Radio Gallery speaks with Anne Dugan, Curator at the Duluth Art Institute about the four exhibitions opening January 18th 6:30-8pm with music by Tangier 57.

Radio Gallery 1-18-12: Anne Dugan