The Slice Posts

The Slice: Birding at Sax-Zim Bog

Alexis Powell talks about seeking out northern boreal birds at Sax-Zim Bog, about 30 miles northwest of Duluth.

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 Slice: Live Streaming Guitar Lessons with Darin Bergsven

Duluth musician Darin Bergsven has been performing and teaching guitar online since March.

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 Slice: The Heart of Piedmont Ski Trails

Take a cross-country ski tour with Glen Nelson, one of the pioneers of the Piedmont Ski Trails in Duluth.

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.

Iceboating at Duluth’s Park Point

Chip Jacobs explains the allure iceboating on the Duluth Harbor.

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 Slice: Photographing Icicles with Michelle Hague

Duluth photographer Michelle Hague loves to capture the beauty of Minnesota, and has a special passion for icicle photography.

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 Slice: Model Trains at Boathouse Treats and Treasures

Boathouse Treats and Treasures has Duane Benoit’s model train set up for viewing during the holidays. Benoit will be in the store running the train and answering questions on Dec. 11 and 12 from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

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 Slice: Zeb or Zeke and the Run Away Screamings

Luke Moravec is a one-man Scooby-Doo band.

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.

Building Family Blankets with Blair Treuer

Bemidji-based textile artist Blair Treuer talks about her journey of discovery as she produced blankets for her children’s traditional native ceremonies.

The Slice: Spooky Scenes at Two Harbors Lighthouse

The Lighthouse at Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Two Harbors gets a little eerie on stormy days near Halloween.

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 Slice: Windows into Grief

Mary Plaster explains how Duluth artists honored All Souls Night through “Windows Into Grief,” an event held across Duluth storefronts.

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 Slice: Ian Alexy

Musician Ian Alexy is documenting his life and career during the COVID-19 pandemic through a documentary titled Making it Shine.

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 Slice: Jazmin Wong

Jazmin Wong, a pianist from Superior, shares about how her family inspires her to compose music.

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 Slice: Virtual Opera with LOON

Duluth-based Lyric Opera of the North is creating a virtual experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The theater group is teaming with the newly formed Decameron Opera Coalition, comprised of nine U.S.-based companies, to premiere Tales from a Safe Distance, a multi-week virtual opera inspired by an historic text, Boccaccio’s The Decameron. LOON presents the first act tonight, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m.

The Slice: Dark Skies Over the Boundary Waters

In August the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness became one of 13 places in the world designated as a “dark sky sanctuary” by the International Dark-Sky Association.

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 Slice: Sticker Artist Carli Bruckmueller

Artist Carli Bruckmueller of Inver Grove Heights translates her northern experiences into sticker art.

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.

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