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  • It’s springtime, and birds are on the wing, traveling above our great watery highways back to their summer homes.

    But what birds? Where are they going? How do they do this?

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  • On May 1st, dozens of immigrant rights organizations, unions and social justice groups organized an International Worker's Day March from Lake Street to the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis.

    Along the way, they were joined by students who staged a school walkout.  

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  • On this week's True Brit! host Simon Husbands will be celebrating all things DRUMS – drummers, songs with drummers, drummers with songs – you get the idea! To help, Simon has enlisted two of the finest drummers to join in. Chris McAtee and Sean Sauder from the Katy Vernon Band and the Flamin' Ohs will be in the studio discussing drumming and drummers, and trying to drum up support for their favorites! Join Simon, Sean and Chris on Friday night at midnight!

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  • Are you afraid of what you’ll discover if you really think about money?

    Did you know that just understanding how you relate to money changes everything?

    Would you like to change your relationship with money in one day?

    The Women’s Wealth Summit, hosted by Venerable Women founder Dawn Morningstar, and taught by internationally renowned feng shui expert Carole Hyder, is an amazing opportunity for you to change old ideas into new understanding.

    Health Notes Airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

  • Catrina Huynh-Weiss left Saigon, Viet Nam by helicopter out of the U.S. Embassy on April 30, 1975 with her parents and older sister. They were re-settled in Bloomington, MN where she and her two sisters grew-up in a bi-racial, bi-cultural, and bi-religious household. She recently moved back to Minneapolis but has yet to return to her place of birth. During a recent Veterans For Peace event she shared her story.  It was featured on the April 30th edition of KFAI's Morning Blend.

     

  • Wednesday afternoon, approximately 1,500 protesters convened in downtown Minneapolis for a march down Washington Avenue and across the Hennepin Avenue bridge.  The march was organized by Black Lives Matter Minneapolis in response to the death of Freddie Gray who died while in police custody in Baltimore on April 12.  Minneapolis Police blocked traffic for the demonstrators, but otherwise had little interaction with the group and made no arrests.  KFAI's Ryan Dawes takes us on-location to the march.

  • Wednesday afternoon, approximately 1,500 protesters convened in downtown Minneapolis for a march down Washington Avenue and across the Hennepin Avenue bridge.  The march was organized by Black Lives Matter Minneapolis in response to the death of Freddie Gray who died while in police custody in Baltimore on April 12.  Minneapolis Police blocked traffic for the demonstrators, but otherwise had little interaction with the group and made no arrests.  KFAI's Ryan Dawes takes us on-location to the march.

  • On this week's True Brit!, our genial host Simon Husbands welcomes Kevin Bowe – singer, songwriter, producer, teacher, all round great guy. Kevin has worked with some legendary names including The Replacements and and his songs have been included on Grammy nominated records – so join Kevin as he opens up about music, love and life. Friday night at midnight!

  • On this week's True Brit!, our genial host Simon Husbands welcomes Kevin Bowe – singer, songwriter, producer, teacher, all round great guy. Kevin has worked with some legendary names including The Replacements and and his songs have been included on Grammy nominated records – so join Kevin as he opens up about music, love and life. Friday night at midnight!

  • Today's generation of Arab youth have directly inspired and sparked a revolutionary spirit that toppled governments and initiated change. Some of their stories are compiled in a new book called "Demanding Dignity: Youth Voices From the Front Lines of the Arab Revolutions."

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