Twin Cities’ Human Rights is hosting its 20th annual awards dinner on Saturday evening. State Senator Scott Dibble is the Brian Coyle Leadership Award honoree, and he spoke to KFAI’s Ahndi Fridell about the honor.
In The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse, Debbie Ford delivers her most practical and prescriptive book yet —a 21–day, life-changing program for spiritual renewal, emotional transformation, and reconnection with the soul’s deepest purpose.
Ohio folk/pop duo Ellery stop by Womenfolk on Sunday, September 13 to play live on the air before they head up to Duluth as part of their fall tour. They’ll talk about their upcoming release produced by Malcom Burn (Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams) and preview some of the new songs. Tune in at 11 a.m.
In the September 10 webcast of Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Half-Hour of Flamenco, we feature soleares (a style of flamenco song) performed by the first two winners of the now biennial cante competition in Spanish prisons.
From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Danielle Jenkins is 17 years old and lives in Minneapolis. Her story tackles the nature of gun violence today, particularly in North Minneapolis. She will examine the transition from the fist-fight days of “put up ya dukes” to that of cold-steel guns and “please don’t shoot.”
St. Paul Public Schools students returned to the classroom yesterday, but at two local elementary schools they are facing a challenge far different than the typical sea of new faces and homework; Roosevelt and Longfellow students are beginning the final year at their respective schools, which will be closed at the end of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Tribute to the Troops is a non-profit corporation that helps the families of fallen soldiers. Members will be visitng Minneapolis this weekend to take part in the 6th annual motorcycle ride and benefit concert. Co-founder and musician, Rockie Lynne, spoke to KFAI’s Roger Huelsnitz about the charitable corporation, and his motivation for creating the program.
From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Simone Fuller is 16 years old and lives in Minneapolis. Simone’s story explores how she ended up attending Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. She looks at what makes Cristo Rey unique among high schools and the opportunities the school has given to students like herself.
Ann Lewis, a senior adviser to former President Bill and Hillary Clinton, addressed a closed-door conference held by the American Israeli Public Affairs committee at Temple Israel in Minneapolis last Thursday on improving the US relationship with Israel. The event had its share of critics. KFAI’s Dan Greenwood has this report.