Recent News

  • A Minneapolis mosque, associated by law enforcement officials with a handful of missing Somali young men, answered its critics with an open house. Mosque representatives want to dispel any concerns by showing the revered religious center as an open environment that promotes messages of peace.

  • Metropolitan State University hosted the first annual African American Male Summit, a program for young African Americans from various Twin Cities high schools, encouraging empowerment, leadership, and service. KFAI’s Ramla Bile brings us the story.

  • The latest legal news resulting from the Republican National Convention, held in St. Paul last September… Seven lawsuits alleging police misconduct were filed in US District Court in St. Paul. KFAI’s Michelle Alimoradi speaks to reporter Marty Owings, who is covering the press conference.

  • Over 10,000 young people will join together in Washington, D.C. this weekend for Powershift 2009. The event is held to demand that politicians pass clean energy legislation and help stop the climate crisis. Scott Bradford, a student from MCTC, is one of the students that will be rallying for change. KFAI’s Gabrielle Miller reports.

  • Tune in to the Sunday, March 1st show as Nirmala Rajasekar and her ensemble perform their unique brand of classical Indian music live on Womenfolk before they do a special concert at Gethsemane Church at 7 pm, kicking off KFAI’s celebration of International Women’s Day.

  • 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.

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