Recent News

  • Thursday, February 26th at 11 am Laura Flynn joins Write on Radio hosts in the studio to talk about her warmly received memoir about growing up in the care of a schizophrenic mother. Her book, Swallow the Ocean, has recently been issued in paperback.

    In the second half of the show, Reese Erlich talks about his newest book, _Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S.

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  • Tune in Wednesday, February 25th at 11 am to hear Truth to Tell’s dicussion Power Play over the Greenway: Green Ways to Up the Voltage?.

    Minneapolis’ Midtown Greenway:http://www.midtowngreenway.org* converted a rail bed below 29th Street through the core of the city’s south side to bike trails and walking paths with an eye to eventually putting a transit rail line from Uptown to the R

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  • KFAI invites you for an evening of great Cajun and Zydeco music, food, costumes, dancing and loads of fun as Louisiana Rhythms presents our annual MARDI GRAS PARTY at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.

    Music will be by The Faux Playboys, Brass Messengers, Mr. Rolls, and The Rockin’ Pinecones.

  • KFAI invites you for an evening of great Cajun and Zydeco music, food, costumes, dancing and loads of fun at our annual MARDI GRAS PARTY at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.

    The party takes place at the Eagles Club on Fat Tuesday, February 24. Music starts at 7:00.

    Music will be by The Faux Playboys, Brass Messengers, Mr. Rolls, and The Rockin’ Pinecones.

  • Do you hate Oscar-winning movie music? I sure do. That’s why this Saturday, on Oscar’s Eve, I’ll be up in the Temposphere playing film scores that are truly worthy of award.

  • On Thursday, Feb. 19th’s Collective Eye:http://www.kfai.org/node/92, program host Janis Lane-Ewart and jazz journalist Pamela Espeland interviewed jazz vocalist Kurt Elling.

  • A historical milestone in civil rights is honored with a musical by Youth Performance Company (YPC). KFAI’s Lydia Howell reviews the piece.

    For more interviews with these YPC performers go to the Catalyst archives on the KFAI website:http://www.kfai.org/node/57 .

    February 18, 2009

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  • Students from the U of M organization, United Against Budget Cuts (UABC), gathered to protest a recent tuition increase at the University. Members of UABC gathered near Fowell Hall where tuition is due today. After the protest, KFAI’s Catherine Willman spoke with UABC’s media representative, Kevin Curran.

    February 18, 2009

  • The discovery of a cat hoarder in a St. Anthony trailer park has placed the Animal Humane Society in the midst of a public relations nightmare. Normally seen as a protector of animals, the decision to euthanize 120 cats recovered from the raid has angered many animal rights activists. A few of the activists protested in front of the Animal Humane Society building in Golden Valley this morning.

  • Tune in on Wednesday, February 18th at 11 am as Truth to Tell’s special Single-Payer Healthcare: Are We There Yet?

    For the umpteenth successive Legislative session a bill consolidating all Minnesota health insurance into a single public source and making coverage mandatory for all residents. It’s rarely ever found its way out of committee.

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