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Rachael Kilgour – “Game Changer”

The second single from Duluth native Rachael Kilgour‘s new EP, Game Changer.

The Slamming Doors – “Clover”

Duluth-based roots-rock band the Slamming Doors perform the song “Clover” for The White Wall Sessions in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The band has Duluth gigs coming up Feb. 13 at Teatro Zuccone during TED at Teatro, Feb. 23 at Blush, and March 15 at Ursa Minor.

Shinobi – “Risk Zone”

Duluth rapper Shinobi shouts out to his city in this video shot and edited by Daniel Weiser.

Video: Duluth Sea Smoke

Video by Twin Cities-based Sky Candy Studios.

Reference to Duluth on American Crime Story

Season two of American Crime Story, which dramatizes the five murders committed by Andrew Cunanan and is subtitled The Assassination of Gianni Versace, features a quick Duluth mention. The character David Madson is portrayed as an award-winning student at the University of Minnesota Duluth, which is sort of true.

The Slice: Sliding at Pinehurst Park

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.

This edition features wintertime fun in Cloquet’s Pinehurst Park.

Well Below Zero

This video by ‎Erik Wilkie‎ documents a Jan. 20 surfing expedition on Lake Superior when the temperature was -15 Fahrenheit.

Lake Superior Sunrise Time Lapse

Video by Danny Baker.

Video Archive: Duluth’s Chinese Lantern Restaurant

It was 25 years ago today — January 16, 1994 — when Duluth’s iconic Chinese Lantern restaurant was destroyed by fire. The video clip above is from the Asian Flavors documentary co-produced by the Minnesota Historical Society Press and Twin Cities Public Television in 2013. The full 28-minute documentary is below.

Weird Waves Season 1: Great Lakes

Shoe company Vans brings its branded content team to Duluth, and the locals show them some of the winter surf “hot” spots.

The Slice: Ice Climbing in Quarry Park

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.

In this edition, Adam Dailey and Rick Kollath talk about the thrill of ice climbing at Duluth’s Quarry Park.

North Shore Adventure in 60 Seconds

Joe Esenther of Excelsior posts videos of his travel adventures on YouTube under the moniker “Wild by Nature.” His most recent travelogue shows him exploring the North Shore of Lake Superior with friends.

Video Archive: Tim Kaiser on PBS’ “Make”

It was ten years ago — January 2009 — when Duluth musician Tim Kaiser was featured on the public television program Make.

Bigotry to Brook Trout: A Watershed Moment

Geoff Vukelich, who lives just north of Duluth, is the subject of the short feature “Bigotry to Brook Trout,” which is part of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival.

Synopsis:

Bigotry to Brook Trout features one man’s transformation from a life of ignorance and hate to quiet solitude on the waters of northern Minnesota. Hard truth and honest self-reflection parallel the beauty of Fall brook trout in this rare display of vulnerability and acceptance. Geoff Vukelich owns his past and speaks his truth, reminding us that we have the capacity to change our lives.

The traveling festival will hit Duluth on March 22 at Zeitgeist Arts.

Skating the Duluth Harbor

Matt Porter and friends laced up and skated on the Duluth Harbor back in mid December for this video.