Local Current Blog

May 18, 2017

Gaelynn Lea to play the State Department

Since winning NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, Duluth violinist and singer Gaelynn Lea has landed gigs across the country, including a TEDx Talk at Yale University and in-studio performances at public radio stations. Her venues have ranged from schools to restaurants to a decommissioned Masonic temple. Last summer she played with Murder of Crows bandmate […]

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Want to run Paisley Park?

Ever dreamed of getting paid to work in the space that Prince called home, while helping to ensure his lasting legacy? Well, now’s your chance: just last week, Paisley Park posted a new job opening. The museum is looking for a full-time general operations manager to help coordinate with the Paisley Park corporate staff and oversee the […]

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Toki Wright embraces a new identity as Mamadu

In addition to his regular roles running the multimedia music company Soul Tools Entertainment, hosting KFAI’s Saturday-night show of the same name, writing articles for Insight News, and serving as the department head of the hip-hop program at McNally Smith College of Music, Toki Wright has spent significant time touring the world as an official […]

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