Steampunk artists borrow from the industrial age, balancing form and function with funky decoration. Meet the wild Steampunk designer Richard Rosvoll, and see where the trend is taking him and the Duluth Art Institute. The Institute’s Steampunk Spectacular offers classes, a marketplace, and fashion show.
The legacy and lore surrounding Bob Dylan inspire fans in northeastern Minnesota to party. There are train rides and tours; songwriting competitions; and concerts planned to honor Dylan’s birthday. Learn what’s in store during the week-long event in Duluth and Hibbing.
An after-school music program for kids graduates its first alum and expands its mission. Meet the musicians involved with the Music Resource Center, and see how they apply what they’ve learned. The center is a program of the Historic Armory Arts & Music Center.
Enjoy a uniquely soulful sound tinged with folk and bluegrass when Diet Folk comes to The PlayList. The band pays homage to both the bluegrass roots of Americana – snapping banjo, acoustic instrumentation and lyrical refinement – and its contemporary pop surroundings. The result is something new and unique; a smooth blend of folk and pop music – something the band calls “Soulgrass.”