Culture & Community News

Earnest Simpkins, Chair of TC Black Pride, Phil Duran, OutFront Minnesota Staff Attorney, & Julie Dafydd, Actress are guests on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 with Hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Thursday August 20 at 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Earnest Simpkins, Chairman, TC Black Pride

Twin Cities Black Pride 2009 Chair, Earnest Simpkins
discusses this years theme: Unity is

Join First Nations Radio on August 9 for a discussion about Native American Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution with guest Michelle Cook of the Navajo Nation.

The Good Noise Show welcomes local independent film maker Dawn Mikkelson to the studio on Monday, August 10. The Red Tail is a documentary about the current economic climate, including outsourcing and globalization and focuses on one airline mechanic job moving from Minneapolis/St.Paul to China. Producer and director Mikkelson’s film debuted at the Galway film festival in Ireland in July.

Award Winning Filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson will join Host Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 Thursday, July 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

On Sunday, July 26, 7-8 p.m., First Nations Radio will be talking about a new technique called Somatic Experiencing that proposes that racism is a physiological phenomena, not a psychological one.

Both Woon and Lee work with helping stressed, traumatized caregivers and change agents who want to recover their humanity so they can resume caring and activism from a position of joy and personal wel

Crazy, Kooky and Queer! The 9th Annual Queer Fringe Binge on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 Thursday, July 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

This Sunday at 6 p.m., gather ‘round the old radio for The Evil of Shady Lake, an original science fiction-mystery-comedy.

In the story, the bumbling Henry Forester takes a job working for Mr. Valenzuela, a ruthless real estate tycoon who acquires properties through foreclosures. Evicting homeowners is easy work; a little forceful persuasion usually does the trick.

The history of Gay Pride celebrations began at 1:20 a.m. on June 28, 1969, in Greenwich Village, New York City at the Stonewall Inn as crowds fought back during a police raid. Join Fresh Fruit:http://www.kfai.org/node/89 Hosts Dixie Treichel and John Townsend for a Pride Celebration Show on Thursday, June 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

On Sunday, June 14, host Amanda Balagur looks at the local food scene, the slow food movement, and writing about food.

For the next three Wednesdays, TruthToTell examines the dark and isolated world of local police culture and the nature of law enforcement in general. Here are the questions we have:

•Why has this paramilitary subset of civil society grown so insular, more secretive and more rageful and violent?