Videos Posts

The Gentleman Out of Duluth

Have you heard about the gentleman out of Duluth who developed his own word processor? You should have heard about him seven years ago in episode 9 of the television drama Halt and Catch Fire.

The clip above features the Duluth mention, which aired on the AMC cable network on July 27, 2014.

The Fishing Wolves of Voyageurs National Park

The discovery that wolves in Voyageurs National Park hunt freshwater fish came in 2017 and was reported in the Duluth News Tribune, New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio and other outlets in 2018, when the first videos emerged.

Mary Bue – “Tequila Song”

Mary Bue has a new music video for a track from her 2020 album The World is Your Lover. “Tequila Song” is produced by Jon Hain.

Low – “White Horses”

The new album by Duluth band Low is out today. Hey What is the band’s 13th full-length release in 27 years.

“White Horses” is the fourth video from the album. It is directed by Shane Donahue.

PDD Video Lab: Inside the Wolf Den

In this edition of the Perfect Duluth Day Video Lab we nabbed another clip from the Voyageurs Wolf Project and made some minor manipulations. Specifically, we slowed it down a tad and added Mary Duff singing “The Nearness of You.”

Moors & McCumber – “Survival”

The second video release from the new album by Moors & McCumber, featuring Superior’s James Moors, is for the track “Survival.” The video was produced and directed by Tim Bloomquist of Iowa-based Professional Video.

Survival set for release in October.

The Slice: Duluth’s Shipping Canal turns 150

In 1871 the steam dredge Ishpeming finished cutting a canal through Minnesota Point, opening Duluth’s inner harbor to ship traffic. One hundred and fifty years later, the canal remains a focal point for industry and tourism in the Twin Ports.

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.

Lanue – “July”

The fourth video release from Duluthian Sarah Krueger’s new musical project, Lanue, features dancing and choreography by Mason Binetti. Krueger shot and edited the video herself.

The debut Lanue album was released in February and is available on Bandcamp, Apple Music and Spotify.

Steve Solkela’s Accordion 5k World Record Attempt

Iron Ranger Steve Solkela ran 5 kilometers through the streets of Virginia while playing an accordion. His finishing time was 34 minutes and 34.91 seconds, which is presumably a record — there seems to be no previous attempts at this stunt.

Video by Nathan Wangensteen.

The Slice: Giving Gardens of Duluth

The Duluth Community Garden Program has created gardens for vegetables-loving citizens to stop by for a snack.

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.

Marc Gartman’s Fever Dream – “Keile”

The new album from Marc Gartman’s Fever Dream is about the early life of his great grandmother, Kate “Keile” Gartman. She fled Russia for New York City in 1906 and as a teenager survived the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, an industrial disaster resulting in the death of 146 garment workers. The video featuring the albums six tracks is comprised of footage from the Prelinger Archives and the Library of Congress.

The Size Difference Between a Wolf and Coyote

It can be a little tricky at times to tell the difference between a wolf and a coyote. In general, wolves are much larger. In the video meld above, shot by a Voyageurs Wolf Project trail camera, two coyote and a wolf share the screen.

Wolves in Voyageurs National Park are smaller than wolves in other areas but still noticeably larger than coyotes.

MN Moder – “Elevator” (Visualizer)

Step into the “elevator” with Duluth-based hip-hop artist Zachary Moder, whose new single promises to take you to “another level of pleasure.”

The song is from the MN Moder album, Sweet Dreams, which was released in June.

The Slice: A World of Accordions Museum

Helmi Harrington, owner and curator of A World of Accordions Museum in Superior, talks about the museum’s collection and the concert hall at Harrington Arts Center.

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.

Bayfront Blues Festival Aerial Footage

Videographer Adam Jagunich captured these aerial images last weekend during the Bayfront Blues Festival.

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