August 2012 10,000 Fresh Voices Archives

On August 1, 2007, the 35W bridge collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145 others. To mark the 5th anniversary of the tragedy, local poet Todd Boss collaborated with Maja Spasova on a temporary installation.

Pave the Way Project is an initiative that addresses domestic violence among young people. Seven teenage artists from around the country are singing in a competition, and recording with father/son duo Carlos and Salvador Santana. Osseo high-school graduate Shanell McCoy talks to KFAI producer Will Wright, and sings some of her song, “Breathe.”

Urban Spectrum Theatre Company is a unique Minneapolis-based troupe. Founded in 1974 by artists, performers and residents, it’s a multi-cultural, multi-aged company that represents inner city neighborhoods. KFAI producer Daniel Zamzow talks to members of Urban Spectrum to learn more about the company and its productions, which are always donation-based.