Arts/Music Interviews


Hosts Hans Ahlstrom and Kurt Hauswirth discuss what is happening in the area regarding arts, music and cultural events.

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with U.P. Poet Laureate about this week's Writer's Harvest event at the Peter White Public Library

The event is Tuesday, December 5th at 7pm in the library's Community Room. Donations for the TV6 Canathon will collected  

Marquette Choral Society

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with Dr. Erin Colwitz regarding the upcoming holiday concert, "Cantatas in the Cathedral," at the St. Peter Cathedral this weekend in Marquette.

The concerts are Saturday December 2nd at 7:30pm, and again on Sunday Dec. 3rd at 3pm in St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.  It is a free concert with a freewill donation accepted.

Kurt Hauswirth spoke via phone with Pasqua Warstler, Artistic Director at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba, discussing holiday classes, Business After Hours, the Northern Exposure art competition as well as other topics relating to the close of the year.

Head over to for more information.

The Nutcracker Ballet Facebook / Second Skin Shop

Maggie Barch and Marissa Marquardson stopped by to talk to Kurt Hauswirth about the upcoming production of "The Nutcracker Ballet."

The production has two performances on Saturday, December 2nd at 1 and 7pm, and they will both be held in the Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.  Ticket information at or 227-1032.

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with April Lindala about the anthology "And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017" 

Nov 18, 6pm, Pages Bookshop, Detroit, with Sally Brunk, Margaret Noodin, and April Lindala, hosted by M.L. Liebler. This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers

future readings include:

Dec 5, 7pm, Bookbug, Kalamazoo, with Michael Delp, M. Bartley Seigel, Keith Taylor, and Jeff Vande Zande

Kurt Hauswirth sat down with the Jalina McClain, Executive Director and Producer of the Superior Youth Arts Theater, to discuss the upcoming production of Shrek Jr. The Musical, opening November 16th, 2017.

The Calumet Theare's Dinner & a Movie feature this month is Sergio Leone's "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" starring Clint Eastwood. Hans Ahlstrom spoke with Laura Miller about the movie and buffet dinner

To RSVP, call the theatre at 906-337-2610 or visit their website at

Kurt Hauswirth sat down with Concertmaster Janis Peterson, and Business Manager Tristan Luoma, of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra, to discuss the "Sounds of Suomi: A World Premiere" concert, happening November 11th at the Kaufman Auditorium.  A world premiere trumpet concerto will be one of the offerings, and you can hear all about the concert here:

More information and ticket information can be found at

News Director Nicole Walton talked with Bobby Glenn Brown, seasoned local actor, about reprising his role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in a benefit for the Masonic Center in Marquette.

The performance with Bobby Glenn Brown takes place on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st (both at 7:30pm) in the Masonic Square in Marquette (plus a special midnight performance as well).

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with (Mr.) Jim Edwards of the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum and Noelle Sielhoff, president of the NMU Forensic Biochemistry Club, about Spooky Science, taking place at the Children's Museum.

Spooky Science night is Friday, October 27th, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, and it is a free event for the whole family.