Recent News

  • Many cultures were represented January 20th at the presidential inauguration. Among them were several members of Minnesota Native American Tribal Councils. KFAI reporter, Michelle Alimoradi, spoke to Tadd Johnson from his hotel in Washington, D.C about his experience and his outlook for the future after the inauguration.

    January 20, 2009

  • The January 20th inauguration of Barack Obama meant many things to different people. There was however, no denying the special significance of this event to African Americans. Minnesota Congressman, Keith Ellison, told KFAI’s Al MAcFarlane and Lady J, host of Tuesday afternoon’s Rollin’ and Tumblin’, what the day meant to him.

    January 20, 2009

  • Tune into KFAI today from 11am until 2pm, to hear a live broadcast of the Presidential Inauguration followed by special programming from Pacifica Radio.

    Starting at 11am, Conversations with AL McFarlane will air the swearing in and inauguration speech followed by a live national call in program from Pacifica Radio in place of the noon broadcast of Democracy Now.

  • Be sure and tune in to Rockin’ in Rhythm this Wednesday January 21st when host David Cummings welcomes local musician and music historian Les Block to the show. During the last two hours of the show (7:00 to 9:00 am) David and Les will present a tribute to the late Page Cavanaugh. Mr. Cavanaugh was the leader of the Page Cavanaugh Trio.

  • Listen to Crap From the Past:node/104 Friday, January 16th at 10:30 pm as DJ’s Pam Hill and Ellen Stanley revisit their youths, playing rock and pop music that they listened to as they came of age in the 80’s and 90’s. Ellen also might just sneak in some crappy folk and banjo music…who knows what could happen as the dynamic duo takes to the KFAI airwaves on a Friday night?

  • Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Group recalled the children’s book, Angel Girl, based on the love story of a Holocaust survivor that turned out to be false. KFAI’s Elena Erofeeva has the story.

    January 15, 2009

  • Attorneys’ Thomas Heffelfinger and Andy Luger presented the RNC Commission’s findings to the St.Paul City Council regarding law enforcement action during the Republican National Convention. KFAI’s Anna Pratt attended the meeting, and spoke to Heffelinger, who called the police response largely professional and restrained, while acknowledging that some things could have gone better.

  • Attorneys’ Thomas Heffelfinger and Andy Luger presented the RNC Commission’s findings to the St.Paul City Council regarding law enforcement action during the Republican National Convention. KFAI’s Anna Pratt attended the meeting, and spoke to Heffelinger, who called the police response largely professional and restrained, while acknowledging that some things could have gone better.

  • Governor Pawlenty gave his State of the State address on January 15th. He began with a conciliatory tone, praising President-elect Barack Obama. Then he turned his focus to the economic situation. KFAI broadcast excerpts from his 40 minute speech.

    January 15, 2009

  • Tune in to Womenfolk this Sunday, January 18th as Brianna Lane returns to the KFAI studios to play live and chat with host Ellen Stanley about her month-long residency at the 331 Club:http://www.331club.com. The fun begins at 11 am!

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