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This Thursday, November 1st, 11am-Noon, Write on Radio:node/36 guests include Matthew Sandford, the author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence.

Tune in this week to Write On Radio:node/36, your Twin Cities literary connection. This week features in-depth interviews with best-selling author and independent filmmaker, Max Allan Collins.

Our body represents to the world your history and the emotion you carry inside. Kinshasha talked with Loa Blasucci about her powerful new book, All Health’s Breaking Loose. This Book is about you and the body you want to have. Loa has great respect for the depth of what the human body can endure and the powerful healing machine that it is. She sees the beauty inside you, and wants you to see it, too. This important conversation will Loa motivate you with groundbreaking information on food and fitness. All Health’s Breaking Loose contains the riches of Loa’s 30 years of experience in the beauty and fitness industry. She made her mark in Hollywood as one of the top makeup artists in the business, making our beloved celebrities look their best in fashion magazines, television, and on the silver screen. Bob Hope, Eugene Levy, Hugh Grant, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Raquel Welch, James Caan, Courteney Cox, Mathew McConaughey, and Christopher Guest – a galaxy of stars have shone brightly because of Loa’s touch
Health Notes Airs on Monday evenings – 6:30-7:30pm

Gina Miranda Kingsley is a Meso-American Mayan Time Keeper.

Gina is an expert on the Mayan Calendar a 5,000 year old vehicle of predictions and spirituality. The Mayan calendar is an ancient device filled with secret codes. Ancient Mayans were not only mystics, but they were scientists that delved into the origins of life.
Gina Miranda Kingsley is a scientist that studies and tracks the calendars to look for the secret codes within. Her website explores and reveals the complexities hidden within the calendar. She discusses such topics as: What are the Maya; Heroic Feminine Values; How Your Birthdate Effects Your life; Mayan Spiritual Manifestations during Ceremonies

Health Notes airs Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

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Mayor Betsy Hodges and Chief of Police Janeé Harteau granted first joint interview since the controversy over the cancelled community meeting, to  KFAI's  Health Notes. The interview will air on Monday, October 6, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mental health advocates and service providers cringe at what budget cuts portend for their charges – as if the stigma of mental illness isn’t enough to create political antipathy. Anyone who gets around these cities can see the fruits of mental illness in a wide variety of societal outcasts – rage, drug use, homelessness, and crimes for which their mental illness is no defense.

What mood are you in right now? Maybe you’re relieved that summer is finally here, or frustrated because instead of enjoying it, you’re sitting in a cold office with the air conditioning blowing in your face. Whatever you’re feeling, Minneapolis shares your pain, or your joy. A new public art piece that taps into the emotions of the city went up on display on June 13th at the Plaza of the Minneapolis Convention Center.

KFAI's Peggah Navab was there.  

Minnesota cartoonists are profiled in this two-part documentary about the Twin Cities’ vibrant doodle community.

PART I, MON, AUG 23 @ 7:30PM:

Will Dinski, illustrator of the graphic novel, Fingerprints

Steve Stwalley, creator of Soapy the Chicken; founder of the International Cartoonist Conspiracy

Sarah Morean, coordinator of Twin Cities Zinefest and Minneapolis Indie Expo

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Hear from Minnesota filmmakers, Barbara Weiner (Ida’s Story, Mar. 20) and Teresa Konechne (Woven From The Land,Mar. 27) who’s films screen at the Walker Art Center’s annual Women With Vision FIlm Festival. Plus: Twin Cities economic activists update on opposing Gov.Pawlenty’s massive social cuts at the State Capitol. On Catalsyt, Friday,Mar.19,11am, hosted by Lydia Howell

The AMPERS web site has over 1,000 stories, featuring some of the most creative, passionate, and talented Minnesotans you know—and may not know—gathered from all over the state. Join web site manager Todd Melby as he visits Pam Without Boundaries:http://www.kfai.org/pamwithoutboundaries Monday morning, 11am, to share some of those stories.

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