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Scuba Diving at “The Deeps”

YouTube user “MNduro USA” brought a scuba tank to Amity Creek and searched for treasure in the swimming hole known as “The Deeps.” “There were a lot of craw fish, trout and I spotted a Goby down there!” he writes in the video description. “Kody, the river guide, wanted to jump off the cliff … so we did!”

Knife River Documentary

Justin Christopher Ayd and Jennifer Lillemo Ayd of H8C Productions in Minneapolis have been working on a documentary about Knife River, a small community about eight miles northeast of Duluth. The trailer above reflects the quiet tone and style that will characterize the completed film.

Low – Double Negative Triptych

Here it is, a Low triple feature — three new music videos for songs from the album Double Negative, scheduled for release Sept. 14 on Sub Pop Records.

Martin Ledin – “The Coldest Season”

Martin Ledin, a musician based out of the Bayfield Peninsula, released this music video last week for a track from his self-titled 2017 album. The video was created during a live performance at his album release party last fall. It features Ed Willet on cello and Dane Hauser on percussion. The video was directed by Kjell Kvanbeck of True Norse Films. The sound engineer was Ryan Rusch.

Ledin will performing this Thursday ahead of King Cardinal at Blacklist Artisan Ales. The show starts at 9 p.m.

The Slice: Robot Rickshaw

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north. The pieces are created by WDSE-TV and submissions from viewers.

The first video features Troy Rogers, the man behind Robot Rickshaw.

Duluthian Joe Klander on “America’s Got Talent”

Joe Klander, aka Uncle Clutch, aka Kinderchomper was on the season premiere of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday. Mike Scholtz’s documentary about Klander’s wrestling career “Kinderchomper” will be at the Duluth Superior Film Festival with other shorts on Friday, June 1, 6 p.m., at Teatro Zuccone.

Facing lynchings from Duluth to Montgomery

From MPR News: Two guys named Carl walked onto a bus last month in Duluth, one black, one white. One of them was Carl Crawford, the other was Carl Huber. Together, they traveled to Alabama to visit the new memorial to the victims of lynching, and they became friends on the journey. After they returned, they talked together about what the trip meant to them.

Video and photos by Evan Frost.

Filmmakers of Duluth

A short documentary highlighting three filmmakers working in Duluth — Keith Hopkins, Robert Larson and Matthew Dressel. Directed by Wyatt Buckner.

Video Archive: Duluth Dylan Fest at R.T. Quinlan’s, 1993

Duluth musicians perform Bob Dylan’s “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon on May 14, 1993.

When the wind suddenly picks up on Lake Superior …

During the Duluth Yacht Club’s Wednesday Night Races a boat was pulled into the Aerial Lift Bridge, nearly flipping the boat before the mast broke.

VIdeo by Joaquin Figueroa.

Bear cub sneaks into Duluth basement, trapped in laundry basket

A black bear cub fell into a Duluth basement through a window. Homeowners Linda and Abdon Friend chased it around. Police officers trapped it in a laundry basket and set it free.

Jeff Wagner of WCCO-TV has the story.

Duluth on CBS Sunday Morning: “Bringing our towns back to life”

Duluth was featured prominently in a CBS Sunday Morning story today. Correspondent Lee Cowan visited Bent Paddle, Loll/Epicurean and Cirrus.

Video: Lester River Race 2018

Video of last weekend’s Lester River whitewater kayak race by Blue Forest Films.

Making it Up North: Homegrown

WDSE-TV‘s series Making it Up North takes a look back at 20 years of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Duluth dances the “Nelken” line

Responding to a worldwide call by the Pina Bausch Foundation, dancers from Duluth made a short video based on Bausch’s “Four Seasons” choreography from the 1982 piece Nelken. With just a few distinct gestures, the dancers describe the four seasons — spring, summer, autumn and winter.