KFAI BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
NOTICE AND AGENDA FOR MAY 2022
This month’s Fresh Air, Inc. Board of Directors meeting
takes place on Monday, May 23, 2022, at 7 pm.
Please NoteThis is a virtual meeting; participants can take part online or by phone.
If you have questions about the meeting or wish to add an agenda item,
please email the Board at email@example.com before the meeting. In addition, the Board roster, contact information, previous board minutes, and financials are available at kfai.org/board.
KFAI Board meetings are open to the public, and everyone interested will be encouraged to attend. The meeting begins promptly at 7 pm.
Originally aired April 26, 2022.
Josh delves into the nuances, shifts, fears, and huge possibilities brought by remote work in conversation with Matthew Kahn, author of Going Remote.
After the break, the team dives into the archives for a classic Legacy Interview.
Write On! Radio – Matthew Kahn + Legacy Write On! Radio
Minnesota and indoor shopping malls have a high-profile history, with the Mall of America getting all the love. But some slightly smaller spots, such as Northtown Mall in Blaine, are still finding their way in a world of online orders. That includes one mall near Minneapolis that’s bringing together BIPOC business owners and a more diverse customer base.
“We felt like it was more our speed versus going to a bigger mall,” said Donna Green, owner of Northtown Mall’s Dreams and Diamonds. “We felt like it was very diverse. That’s another reason why we wanted to come here
Photo credit: Mike Moen.
“A big part of my practice is ritual — that we are not alone in spirit,” says Taja Will. “That our ancestors…are always with us.
Taja is a dancer, choreographer, performer, therapist, healing justice practitioner, and a 2021-22 Jermone Hill Fellow Artist. Their newest piece of choreographed work, a dance film called Líneas de Sangre, explores ceremony, ancestry, and queerness through movement.
The 2022 MSP International Film Festival (MSPIFF) returns May 5-19 —the first time in-person since 2020. This festival also marks the launch of MSP Film’s newest endeavor: taking over the St. Anthony Main Theater for good. They’ll relaunch as MSP Film at the Main.
“The experience that the film festival has, and the energy that it creates with our audiences…is something that we want to be bringing on a daily basis here,” said MSP Film Programming Director Jesse Bishop.
To get ready for MSPIFF, MSP Film will host an open house on Saturday April 30 .They’ll show people around the theatre, feature trailers on the screens, and have concessions available, All staff and board members will be there to answer questions.
For more information about MSPIFF or the expansion of MSP Film at the Main, visit MSP Film’s website is MSPfilm.org.
Architectural drawing courtesy of the project architect, Marcelo Valdes.