Directed by Edgewood Smith
Another selection from the 2010 Homegrown Music Video Festival.
Above is surveillance video from May 2. Watch as two bucks smash through the doors.
Here’s another video from Monday night’s Homegrown Music Video Festival, in case you weren’t there. It’s Josh Carlon’s fantastic animated video for “The Old Clyde Road” by The Bitter Spills.
At Monday’s race relations rally, my friend, local videographer, solar power activist and occasional political candidate Jay Cole of Youth Video Quest captured video of the remarkable and very emotional exchange between UMD students and Chancellor Martin.
The conversation will no doubt continue here and elsewhere. It must.
Related: Minnesota Public Radio has apparently been hosting an ongoing dialog about race relations and on Friday May 7th, 2010 they will have an online chat about race relations including a discussion about Duluth both on and off the UMD campus. As far as I know, any reasonable person can participate in the chat. Here is the link they sent me: How do we talk about race relations?
This is the Helgeson family after church services on a Sunday in roughly 1940. They lived at 911 Central Ave. The parents are George and Rose. Their sons are G. Lewis, Robert, John and Paul.
Last summer/fall, the Extreme Makeover Home Edition TV show came to town to build a new home for the Huber family in South Range. It was a wonderful thing, but several commenters on this website wrote that those efforts should continue without all the TV cameras and didn’t need to be so extreme.
A little something called Modest Home Makeover was started around that time, with the goal of raising $150,000 to build a new home for Rick & Brenda Hallfrisch. Fox 21 News did this story about it …
I bring this up now because volunteer meetings and fund-raising events are coming up soon. You can read about all of them at modesthomemakeover.com.
A tip of the hat to Andrew Krueger at the News Tribune Attic for spotting this Feb. 7, 1973, WDIO-TV broadcast on YouTube. Nice to have you back in the attic, Andrew.
David Wheat, many of you may remember, was a prison mate of John McCain’s in North Vietnam and campaigned for him in 2008.
This video includes cameos by pre-toupée Dennis Anderson and Mayor Ben Boo, among others. An hilarious ad for “Pringle’s Newfangled Potato Chips” is at the end.