Don Ness

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Brian Matuszak, the founder and leading (lime) light of Rubber Chicken Theater may have stepped off the stage as an actor, but he's stepping out - in snowshoes.

Andy Bennett of Renegade Theater Company offers tips on creating an impersonation ... and takes notes on an evolving piece of sketch comedy involving Duluth Mayor Don Ness and UMD Theater professor Tom Isbell as Nice Midwestern Guys.

Duluth Mayor Don Ness talks the micro and macro view ... unearned advantages ... and his transition from Donny the Kid Councilor to Don Ness, mayor, in this glorious picture book for adults: the journey of a man and his city and how they both grew up a little on the way.

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Duluth Mayor Don Ness, Jim Benning of Public Works, and Marianne Bohren of WLSSD join us for a conversation about Duluth's aging infrastructure, past, present and future.