Adam Swanson creates an array of thought-provoking art. He interprets our culture by combining strong, familiar images in surprising ways. His paintings explore human ingenuity, fragility and arrogance sometimes within the same canvas. A bicycle is often the focal point for Swanson’s art, accompanied by a variety of incongruous extras including penguins, bears, and power lines. Adam shares his works of art and his humanity tonight on The PlayList.
Vampires are all the rage! See how the legendary Dracula comes to life in dance when the Minnesota Ballet brings its wickedly dark interpretation of Dracula in Duluth. Based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic novel, Dracula offers horror, romance and evocative choreography in a ballet encompassing love, passion, life and death. The PlayList shares a preview of the supernatural ballet.
Junkboat brings driving rhythms and powerful stories to every venue they play. The band, based in Sparta, MN, includes four extremely accomplished music makers: Rich Mattson, Germaine Gemberling, Al Schroeter and David Loy. Junkboat stops by the WDSE•WRPT studio to serenade the Northland, live, with their rich acoustic folk sounds.