Kid’s Stuff: Bulldogs Take it Outside

In keeping with a holiday-break tradition, the UMD men’s hockey team practiced outside at Duluth’s Piedmont rink on Tuesday despite frigid temperature readings.

Dubz – “Throw it on My Tab”

Duluth rapper Bryan Wick, aka Dubz, enlists the services of Arizona-based Priceless Video Productions for the video to the title track of his second album.

Superior Siren – “Tomorrow”

From the debut Superior Siren album due out Jan. 12.

Video by Kyle Hanson, dancing by Emily Neale. Shot in the Minnesota Ballet’s space in the Grain Exchange floor of the Duluth Board of Trade building.

Perfect Duluth Day’s Best Videos of 2017

From music videos and outdoor adventure stunts to epic wildlife battles and sexy scenery, here’s Perfect Duluth Day’s annual look back at the year’s finest productions in the realm of moving visual images.

PDD Video Lab: Ghost Ship Emerges

Dawn LaPointe and Gary Fiedler of Radiant Spirit Gallery captured the Joseph L. Block emerging through the sea smoke like a ghost. The morning temperature was -20°F with a -40°F windchill. The video was processed at an 8x speed.

As is usually the case with the PDD Video Lab, we’ve supplied a soundtrack to the silent video. Press play on the audio file below, then press play on the video file and enjoy the marriage. The track is “Cold” by Duluth band Woodblind.

Video Archive: Snowboarding Duluth Backcountry

Ten years ago today — Dec. 29, 2007 — Henry and Sam took to the Duluth backcountry for this video. Henry is telemarking; Sam snowboarding.

Warmer, Weirder Days: Robot Rickshaw Canal Park 360°

In this video, shot back in August, Duluth artist Troy Rogers pushes his musical robot cart along the pier in Canal Park. A fully panoramic slice of life.

Video by Aaron Brossoit of Golden Shovel Agency.

Beauty in the Bitter Cold

Timothy Johnson of Whitespace Films was on Lake Superior’s North Shore over Christmas, when the temperature was around -20 °F. “This video shows just some of the beauty that can emerge from, and because of, the cold,” Johnson writes on the YouTube description.

Sea Smoke Sunrise over Lake Superior

Dawn LaPointe and Gary Fiedler of Radiant Spirit Gallery captured the Dec. 26 Duluth “sea smoke” sunrise in this video.

Rich Mattson and the Northstars – “Walk Among You”

New video for a track from Rich Mattson and the Northstars’ album Aeroplane Mode. The band performs Saturday at the Red Herring Lounge with Run Westy Run and the Little Black Books.

Feeding the fish with Santa

Edward L. Simon captured the view from inside the big tank at the Great Lakes Aquarium when he went diving with Santa.

Video Archive: Original Star Wars ends run in Duluth

The clip was featured on PDD once before, just a year ago, when actress Carrie Fisher died. Today we roll it out again to mark the 40th anniversary of the day the original Star Wars movie closed in Duluth — Dec. 22, 1977. It was screened 459 times during a 191-day run.

Video Archive: Low – “Happy Christmas (War is Over)”

Ten years ago today — Dec. 21, 2007 — Duluth band Low rehearsed for a holiday concert with choir members Marc Gartman, Greg Cougar Conley, Jerree Small, Jennifer Jones and Amy Abts.

For more archival holiday video joy, check out A Perfect Duluth Christmas: PDD’s Holiday Video Showcase.

Frankie MacDonald: Major snowstorm to hit Minnesota; order pizzas and order your Chinese food … do it right now!

Duluth Yacht Club 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The 2017 Duluth Yacht Club Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to former DYC Commodore Nelson Thomas.

Video by Frederick Dudderar.