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  • Go to Poquito y Bueno on the KFAI homepage Programs and Schedule drop down menu and check out the program archive of our July 30 webcast. Listen at your leisure, although it’s hardly a relaxing segment. This half-hour of the solo guitar virtuosos of the last generation will have you picking your jaw up off the floor – absolutely amazing, unbelievable playing!

  • In June, KFAI received a letter to the editor from Trent Loos. It was a rebuttal to the solutions for sustainable agriculture presented by the makers of the documentary film Food Inc., which is still in theaters. KFAI’s Amanda Balagur spoke to Mr. Loos and also to Jim Harkness, President of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, to discuss the issues raised by Mr.

  • The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program has changed the kinds of food available through this program. WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for lower-income and nutritionally-at-risk pregnant and breast feeding women, their infants and young children. For 35 years the WIC food package has included vouchers for milk, eggs, cheese, cereal, infant formula and other items.

  • Award Winning Filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson will join Host Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit: Thursday, July 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Join the Johnson family and friends on the next Wave Project for a special show celebrating the life and career of Leslie Carole Johnson, editor-publisher of the long-running traditional jazz and ragtime publication The Mississippi Rag.

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  • MADDADS, is a community organization that addresses and tackles social issues of the inner city, such as gang violence, drugs and prisoners who want to turn their lives around. KFAI’s Ivan Pfifer reports.

    The MADDADS: is located at 3041 4th Ave S in South Minneapolis just off of Lake St.


  • Last September, the FCC granted local radio station, KMOJ approval to boost their signal, more than doubling the station’s potential listenership in St. Paul and western Wisconsin. KFAI’s Adam Spencer spoke with KMOJ’s station manager about the upgrade.


  • Poquito y Bueno’s July 23 webcast only show features an interview (the first in a three-part series) with our own Big Daddy of Flamenco, Minnesota-born guitarist Michael Hauser. We decided to present a condensed history of solo flamenco guitar music to accompany the interview series, and for this show we begin with recordings made when solo flamenco guitar-playing originated.

  • 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

  • 120 people from the United States and Canada crossed the border into Mexico with humanitarian aid to challenge the Obama administration’s restriction on travel to Cuba. Minneapolis resident Greg Clavey is one of four Twin Cities residents taking part in this mission. Clavey is making his second trip to Cuba with the organization Pastors for Peace.