Arts & Culture

The National Conference on Media Reform took place from June 6-8, 2008, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Minneapolis-based NEED Magazine describes itself as a hope-filled publication that seeks to highlight the heroic efforts of people trying to make a difference.

St. Paul’s recycling provider, Eureka Recycling, has begun a pilot project to test curbside pick-up of compostable materials. Six hundred homes will participate in the three-month study to see how landfilled waste can be reduced with industrial composting. KFAI’s Asa Diebolt reports on the project.

06-23-10

Love is hard to find – and if you’re looking for someone who can quote Battlestar Galactica, love might be especially hard to find. That’s why an organization called Nerds at Heart has come to Minneapolis. It’s helping trekkies and computer programmers alike find love from across the metro area. KFAI’s Michelle Brook has the story.

05-27-10

New Beginnings: The Story of Liberians in Minnesota
Produced by e.g. Bailey and Sha Cage

This special three-part documentary airs from 7:30-8pm on MinneCulture:
Part 1: Wed, Feb 16
Part 2: Mon, Feb 21
Part 3: Wed, Feb 23

For some time now, Minnesota has been a refuge for immigrant communities displaced from their homes due to a variety of circumstances.

Filed in: 

The Historic Mills District of Minneapolis has gained yet another hot spot for the Twin Cities artistic community.

Minnesota is home to a number of mystery authors, among them William Kent Krueger, John Sandford and Ellen Hart. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt spoke with a relative newcomer to the Minnesota mystery scene, Susan Runholt, whose second young adult mystery novel, Rescuing Seneca Crane, is coming out Thursday.

08-19-09

Filed in: 

This Thursday, November 26th on Write on Radio, our guests are Brian Duren and John Irving.

Brian Duren is the author of Whiteout, a novel about family estrangements and secrets—perfect for the Thanksgiving holidays!

John Irving is the much-acclaimed author of 14 novels, among them The World According to Garp, The Cider-House Rules, and The Hotel New Hampshire.

Filed in: 

The Ordway Sally Awards were presented on the Ordway Center’s Main Hall Stage on Wednesday, March 12th.

This week on MinneCulture, producer Andy Driscoll takes an in-depth look at Penumbra Theatre—celebrating its 34th anniversary as the only Twin Cities theater producing plays by, of and for the African-American community. Penumbra’s legacy includes 27 world premieres of important plays by Black playwrights, and the starting place for all of August Wilson’s plays.

Filed in: 

Pages