Matt Luders, Northern Door County YMCA program director and Denise Stillman Northern Door Strong Kids co-chair talk about their Sunday fundraiser – the Buckaroo Buffet – at Alexander’s in Fish Creek. They also discuss the Strong Kids program and the fact that it’s not just for children. Listen in!
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Barbara Luhring here to remind you that the wait is over – Steel Bridge SongFest 4 is here and ready to rock historic downtown Sturgeon Bay! Visit SteelBridgeSongFest.org and get the times and venues of over 100 musical acts, culminating with Saturday’s concert at the foot of the bridge under the canopy at Great Lakes Yacht Services. pat mAcdonald, Jackson Browne, Jane Wiedlin, Freedy Johnston, Eric McFadden, Blueheels, Tony Brown, Ruby James, Geri X, James Hall, Kim Manning, will be joined by newcomers Louise Goffin, Victor DeLorenzo among many, many others. Preservation rocks!
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Pictured above Jackson Browne and Margaret Welch of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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Barbara Luhring listens in to a conversation between Door County orchard grower Dale Seaquist and his youngest son Allen, a high school senior at Gibraltar School. Dale is the patriarch of Seaquist Orchards, a family business that has been growing, processing and selling apple and cherry products for many years. Dale talks about his history in the fruit growing business, as well as what led him to choose farming over the life of a musician. Listen in and learn about another Door County icon!
Barbara Luhring goes on the road to Sturgeon Bay for a talk with singer/songwriter pat mAcdonald about Steel Bridge SongFest III. This year’s SongFest takes place June 9-16, 2007 in Historic Downtown Sturgeon Bay. Headlining artists include Jackson Browne, Jane Wiedlin, Stan Ridgeway and Grant Phillips. During the interview they are joined by Pat’s sister Christie Weber, who discusses the purpose of the festival – to raise money for the repair and upkeep of the historic Michigan Street bridge in Sturgeon Bay and Adam Macintosh, a singer/songwriter from Denver who took part in the songwriter’s Construction Zone at the Holiday Motel last year.
Listen to pat mAcdonald’s Steel Bridge Song from his just-released CD, Troubador of Stomp at the end of the podcast. You can purchase Troubador of Stomp at Pat’s MySpace page.
To volunteer for the event or become an event sponsor, contact Christie at email@example.com.
On-the-Road: Isadoora Theatre Company rehearses for their biggest show ever in their five year history
Isadoora Theatre Company celebrates its 5th birthday with a blockbuster production of Chicago to be performed at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Listen in to artistic director Christi Callsen, choreographer Jane Hillstrom, director Ross Dippel, board president Holly Feldman and cast members as they give you a taste of what drives people to participate in community theater in Door County.
Barbara Luhring talks with Roger Utnehmer of Nicolet Broadcasting about his plans to expand the community focus of his current station WSBW and about the role of small market radio in today’s world of multi-media.
On the road, from Milwaukee to New York. Places we go and people we meet.