Arts & Culture

Gipsies from Espana, voices from Africa, and two brand new local releases from Latin talents, Maria Isa & Malamanya !

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Flor Frey
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

Mary Turck, Live from Studio 5, Marty Owings on the Legislature, Rebekah Moses of the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, Adrian Mack of Mpls. Public Schools

Another night filled with great new releases, some classics, and a few eclectic items. Brand new releases included: Mind’s Eye Dub’s “Uhuru” (on DubKey); Sorian’s “Out of the Box” (on MikelaBella); the excellent compilation “Dubble Trubble” (on Gravitas); the “System Ruff” single from OBF & Warrior Queen; Infinite Third’s “Electronicalm”; “The Echocentrics Remixes (feat. Grant Phabao)”; and Mambutu’s “Tepid Femme” (on Boom One). More recent releases from Red Star Martyrs, Jim Murple Memorial, Dub Majestic, Sly & Robbie, ACEtone Studios, and the great archival release “Sound ‘n’ Pressure Story” (on Reggae Archive Records) highlighting the dubplates from Fish & Goat and All Nation Rockers. DJ Baby Swiss had some fun with Little Tempo, Trio Esperanca, Lord Creator, Xavier Quijas Yxayotl, Dry & Heavy, and others, while StrangeDub included The Breadwinners, Black Uhuru, Taj Weekes & Adowa, Dubor & the Duborians, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, and still more..

We speak with award-winning author Mary Casanova about her new book Frozen. She is the author of 30 books and her awards include an American Library Association "Notable," Aesop Accolades by the American Folklore Society and two Minnesota Book Awards.

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Music Hosts: Ron Thums and Jean Silverberg
News Host: Terry Carter
Producer: Dale Connelly

Minnesota Online High School, Spirit on Lake, Minnesota Opera, KOEH, Advanced Technology Band

Orkestar Bez Ime is Bulgarian for “orchestra without a name.” The local group formed in 2002 to bring Balkan dance music to the Upper Midwest. It performs across the country with a repertoire that reaches from Albania to the Ukraine, with plenty of stops in-between. For more information, visit This Live from Minnesota segmenta was produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow

Soul Essence Massge,Tantra Soul and Goddess Travel


Kimala Kai joins Health Notes to share her story of how she became a teacher of what she calls:
“Body Wisdom.” A close call with death at age 20 sent her on a life long journey to weave together the
essential elements necessary to be fully alive in the human experience called:”Life.”

We will also be talking with Connie Delgado, founder of Traveling Goddesses: Transformational Travel for Women which offers women opportunities for intentional travel to the Mexican Yucatan in a safe and supportive setting. Imagine having the space to explore and celebrate who you are and creating power, possibility and transformation in a tropical paradise with other amazing women.