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Oct. 10, 2018: Record-setting Surf

Flashback to the big storm on Oct. 10: Brent Eliason of Ease Drones shot this aerial video as surfers took advantage of the 50 m.p.h. wind gusts at Stoney Point on Lake Superior.

Ingeborg von Agassiz – “The Holly & the Ivy”

A short little Christmas tune from Duluth’s Ingeborg von Agassiz.

Superior Siren – “For Mother”

New video by Superior Siren, created in memory of Linda Ross Sellner, 1954-2018.

Emily Haavik & the 35s: “Ease Back”

Brand new video from the album being released tonight at Blacklist with Jerree Small.

Shot and edited by Michelle Truax.

Ingeborg von Agassiz – “Poem for a Pigeon”

Yet another spontaneous little ditty from Duluth’s Ingeborg von Agassiz.

Happy Holidays from Owls Club Big Band, PDD and Homegrown

Certainly you’ve heard this tune based on a Ukranian folk song. This year we’re introducing a new Duluthian folk tale to go along with it. The music was performed at the Owls Club by the Owls Club Big Band; recorded and mixed by Darin Bergsven.

Reminder: Band registration for Homegrown is now open; the 21st annual festival will happen April 28 to May 5. Homegrown music mixes are available all year long through Bandcamp at duluthhomegrown.bandcamp.com.

Rachael Kilgour – “Holy Are We”

The first single from Duluth native Rachael Kilgour‘s upcoming EP, Game Changer made Rolling Stone’s list of “10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week.”

The video is by Sara Pajunen. The album is scheduled for release Feb. 1 on NewSong Recordings.

PDD Video Lab: Knight Family 8mm Duluth Movie

For this edition of PDD Video Lab we’ve pulled the Duluth section out of a 1954 family film and repacked it with period music — Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable.”

Denfeld Lip Dub 2018: “God’s Plan”

Released about six months later than usual and on a budget of $0, the annual Denfeld High School lip dub video is finally out, featuring the song “God’s Plan” by Drake.

Cloud Cult in Concert & Conversation at the Greene Space

Cloud Cult, a band formed by Craig Minowa in Duluth, performed at the Greene Space in New York on Nov. 1 in an event streamed online and available in the video above. Dawn Gross, host of the radio series Dying to Talk interviews Minowa between songs on the topics of love, loss and more.

Beyond the Gridiron: Made in Duluth

Season 1, episode 11 of the Minnesota Vikings video series “Beyond the Gridiron” profiles Duluth native C.J. Ham, telling the story of his journey from Denfeld High School to the National Football League.

Paul Bystrican Season 2017/18

As we near the start of the 2018/19 ski season, here are some clips of Thunder Bay’s Paul Bystrican in action last year. Several shots are from Spirit Mountain in Duluth.

Ingeborg von Agassiz: Waiting to Get Old

We’ve shared plenty of Ingeborg von Agassiz videos recently, and with all the videos she has been posting, it would be easy to turn this into Ingeborg TV. But dang, this is a gorgeous song.

Mary Bue’s “The World is Your Lover” Kickstarter

Minneapolis-based musician and occaissional Duluthian Mary Bue is poised to record songs for her eighth album, The World is Your Lover — “a collection of songs about the world, players and cheaters, snow falling on sage, the River Styx, gemini eyes, and tomatoes.”

Up first, a Kickstarter campaign.

Video Archive: Christmas City of the North Parade 1998

Here it is, nearly two hours of KBJR-TV coverage of the Christmas City of the North Parade from 20 years ago — Nov. 20, 1998. It was the first time the parade was routed onto Railroad Street in Canal Park, where KBJR was building its new studio.

See below for an index of parade entries if you want to find your favorite and not watch the whole broadcast. Also below, bonus footage: A portion of the KBJR newscast that preceded the parade. Both videos include most of the local commercials. National commercials were trimmed out, as were local commercials that repeated.