Arts and Culture

Series produced by WTIP

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WTIP provides access to area arts and culture through a variety of stories, interviews and features.

WTIP's arts and culture features posted here are pieces that have been identified as having appeal and interest to an audience beyond Minnesota's North Shore.


30 Pieces

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Caption: Dehlia Seim with her daughters, Elinor and Berit
WTIP Community Radio is pleased to be a connection to the North Shore for those who live here--and those who used to live here--such as Cook County...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 13:11
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King addressing the Unitarian Universalist Association in Hollywood, Florida in May 1966
Monday, January 21 is a special day in the United States. It is the day we come together to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Rev. Dr. Mart...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 57:35
Caption: Joni Peterson
Over the past year, WTIP volunteer Joni Peterson has interviewed many of the international workers that come to Cook County. Joni asks them a numb...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 35:21
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WTIP North Shore Community Radio was at the annual Grand Marais Arts Festival this July. Over 70 booths with eighty artists were arrayed along the ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 41:19
Caption: Father Seamus Walsh, Credit: The Diocese of Duluth
Father Seamus Walsh is originally from Ireland, and has been a priest for 48 years in Minnesota as part of the Diocese of Duluth. Recently, he sat ...

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 09:41
Caption: Bill Burkhardt
In the 1930’s and 40’s, radio was the undisputed king of entertainment, news and information. A young Bill Burkhardt grew up on Long Island listeni...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, more than 200,000 people visit the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness each year. This unique natural area is widely appreciated, but for ...

Bought by KVSC, KVSC, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 26:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Laura with pet moose , Credit: Cook County Historical Society
Laura Alice Hogeboom Harriman was a true pioneer; a woman in the wilderness. Hard and exhausting as life was for early settlers in Hovland, Minneso...

Bought by KVSC and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 29, 2012
  • Length: 29:19
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The restored Edisen Fishery on Isle Royale, Credit: Joe Ross on Flickr
Just off the North Shore of Lake Superior, sits an island. Isle Royale. It's 45 miles long and 9 miles wide. It's remote. It's quiet. It has abunda...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 01:00:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Earl and Ethel Leng
Leng’s Fountain was a cornerstone of the Grand Marais, Minnesota, community for many years. It was a true old fashioned soda fountain. You could or...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 20, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prudence Johnson, Credit: courtesy www.prudencejohnson.com
You might think poetry's boring...but this will change your mind. Jazz singer Prudence Johnson collaborated with four composers to set the poetry o...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 35:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Howard Sivertson
The North Shore of Lake Superior is well-known for its wide variety of artists, musicians and writers. Howard Sivertson is known throughout the reg...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 59:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Those who have spent time in the North Woods know that wildlife encounters are often fleeting. Photographer David Brislance, of Lutsen, Minnesota, ...

Bought by WRNC-LP and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Natalie Stanton-Peterson
"Behind the Work" is dedicated to exploring people’s lives, what they do to get by, and the contributions people make to the community. It is not o...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The railroad to nowhere near the border crossing on Gunflint Lake, Credit: Cook County MN Historical Society
A historical documentary that uncovers a long-lost story full of intrigue, mystery and wonder in far Northeastern Minnesota. Crooked businessmen, a...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Sep 20, 2010
  • Length: 26:41
  • Purchases: 2