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Members of the band One Less Guest from left, Ren Cooper, Nick Muska, Nick Glass and Cody Thoreson; Courtesy of One Less Guest, 2021.

WPR public affairs program “Simply Superior” welcomes Duluth-Superior band One Less Guest to the show. Host Robin Washington speaks with band members Ren Cooper (violin) and Nick Muska (guitar) about their move to California last spring...

Tech entrepreneur-turned-comedian Danielle Thralow performs in a comedy club. Image courtesy of Danielle Thralow

Tech entrepreneur-turned-comedian Danielle Thralow joins WPR's 'Simply Superior' program, sharing her routine from comedy clubs locally and nationwide. She usually introduces herself "I'm transgender and 57 years old" to quickly address the obvious question: Her age. Among her business...

Jazz music composer and pianist Ryan Frane

Composer, jazz pianist and University of Minnesota Duluth Music Professor Ryan Frane of Solon Springs returns to "Simply Superior" to share the work he’s been creating in the Northwoods, ranging from his contemplative solo piano pieces to lively and spirited ensemble jams. Listen to his...

About Robin

Robin Washington is the host of WPR's regional program "Simply Superior" which airs on KUWS in Superior, WUWS in Ashland, WHSA in Brule, WSSU in Superior and WHWA in Washburn/Bayfield. Robin grew up in a Chicago family of black and Jewish civil rights activists. Participating in sit-ins and protests when...Read more

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