Recent News

  • Elizabeth Huncovsky of Minneapolis focuses on a system called the pipeline to prison. This system explains why men of color are more likely to be incarcerated, involved with violence, and belong to a gang.

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  • Jakkee-Patricia Phillips, a student at De La Salle High School, examines whether public high school or private high school graduates are at equal standing to receive college financial aid. She will include other factors such as affirmative action and ethnic background to bring an understanding as to how standards are created to distribute college funding to high school students.

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  • Shawnnise Watkins, of North Minneapolis focuses on teenage pregnancy and the aftermath. Her interviews include teenage pregancy counselors, and a woman who was a teenage mother herself. Shawnnise will share their perspectives, personal stories and feelings behind their unexpected pregnancy, and the role of the boyfriend in their decision processes.

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  • Stephanie Perry, a student at the Interdistrict Downtown School, investigates the impact of Bratz Dolls on young girls’ and teenagers’perception of body image.

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  • “I wanted to use every voice I had inside me, every voice I had come across and absorbed. I *didn’t want to be limited by habit or insecurity or gender or place.” Amy Ray*

    Please join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit,
    the longest running queer radio show in the country-celebrating 30 years!

    Thursday October 16th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM


    Friday, October 31st, KFAI’s MN Soundtrack Night at the Acadia Café welcomes El Guante and See More Perspective!

    Local poet, emcee, activist, and writer El Guante will take the stage for a special Halloween/CD Release show edition of KFAI’s MN Soundtrack Night at the Acadia Café. “Return to El

  • Musicians, colleagues and friends and family members will pay tribute to Eddie Berger on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at the Artists Quarter, 7th Place & St. Peter St.(Hamm Building) at 5:00 p.m.

  • If you missed Monday’s Ray Charles special on the Good Noise show, click here:node/42 to listen to it on the archives!

  • This October marks the 70th Anniversary of the Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre’s ‘War of the Worlds’ program, now known as the panic broadcast of 1938. It’s also the 110th Anniversary of the publication of the original story by H. G. Wells.

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  • Acclaimed memoirist, poet, playwright, and performance artist David Mura joins Write on Radio hosts in the studio to talk about his first novel, Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire on Thursday, Octobter 2nd, 11 am-noon.

    In the second half of the show, Scottish author Iain M. Banks talks about his newest novel, Matter. For more information on Write on Radio, click here:node/36.