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Duluth Local Show's Mike Novitzki says farewell for now...

Duluth Local Show host Mike Novitzki

Mike Novitzki, host of The Duluth Local Show and the face of all things Current in the Twin Ports, bids adieu to the station and its audience as he embarks on a new adventure that will take him to the southern hemisphere.

FEMN Fest bringing music and education to Duluth with all-female lineup

When thinking back to last year’s inaugural FEMN Fest, co-producer Abigail Mlinar remembers there being “love in the room every night.” The Duluth festival returns Sept. 21-22 for its second year and includes a lineup of female-identifying musicians, educators, and vendors. It is an unconventional music festival that acts, in the words of Mlinar, as “an opportunity…

Don Ness and Duluth musicians re-inaugurate NorShor Theatre

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One chapter in the long and complicated history of Duluth’s NorShor Theatre is the role it played as a rock venue and casual hangout for the city’s burgeoning music scene of the late ’90s and early 2000s when heavy hitters like Low, Trampled By Turtles, and Charlie Parr were just starting their careers. Following that…

‘The future is bright’: Duluth music insider Emma Deaner on making north country magic

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Bringing music to Glensheen is just one of the many dreams Emma Deaner is living. There are plenty of sparks giving light to Duluth’s thriving music scene, but at just about every turn, this northwoods native is found offering fresh ideas, making new connections, and keeping the beat as drummer with Superior Siren. I profiled Deaner…