Culture & Community News

  • Thursday, December 18th, on Write on Radio from 11:00 – noon it’s all about Minnesota. Thomas Maltman joins us in the studio to talk about his book The Night Birds, a historical novel set in Minnesota before and after the Dakota Conflict. It is the winner of several awards and was a Booksense/Midwest Connections Book Pick.

  • Join writer and host Britt Aamodt for a fun-filled hour as she focuses on the art of cartoons and comics with her cartoonist guests Zander and Kevin Cannon, Steve Stwalley, and Danno Klonowski. The team will chat about the history of comic books, the local comic book scene and Hollywood’s interest in the genre. You’ll even hear some “superheroic” music to round out the show.

  • Thursday, November 27th, as the kitchen windows steam for a day of cooking and roasting, listen to guests Wally Lamb and Iain M. Banks on Write on Radio 11 am-noon. Wally Lamb is the author of The Hour I First Believed. His previous books include She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True. Iain M. Banks’s most recent novel is Matter.

  • Yma Sumac Tribute

    Hosted by Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit
    Thursday November 27th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Many things were considered amazing about Yma Sumac, from her exotic costumes to her claims about being an Inca princess. But her extraordinary voice is what really made her special. Known as the Peruvian songbird, it ranged over more than four octaves.

  • Tune in Thursday, November 20th at 7:30 pm as Dixie Treichel and John Townsend welcome Miss Richfield 1981 and Noel Raymond on Fresh Fruit:node/89, where they will talk about their upcoming shows.

    Miss Richfield 1981, performer
    It’s A Coo Coo Christmas
    Nov 28-Dec 14, 2008
    Illusion Theater:http://www.illusiontheater.org

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  • On November 3, November 10 and November 17, KFAI airs three weeks of winners from the Third Coast International Audio Festival (the Sundance for Radio).

  • Tune in November 6th at 7:30 pm for a sneak peak of Roxxy Hall Band’s new album She’s the One on Fresh Fruit. They’ll be celebrating with a CD release party at Lee’s Liquor Lounge Saturday, November 8th. For more info, click here:http://www.roxxyhallband.com.

    Fresh Fruit:node/89 airs every Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm and is the longest running Queer program in the country!

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  • Tune in on Wednesday, October 30th at 11 am for a discussion of the proposed Arts & Environment Sales Tax Amendment that will be on the ballot this election.

  • Thursday, October 30th, Write on Radio welcomes Romanian-born author Andrei Codrescu to talk about his new book of poetry, Jealous Witness, a collection inspired by New Orleans as it grappled with Hurricane Katrina. The book also includes a CD of of music by the New Orleans Klezmer AllStars.

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