General Announcements

People in need are often dealing with a lot of stress. A local yoga studio has been providing free classes to people without access to the practice of yoga, and the results have been uplifting. KFAI’s Amanda Balagur reports.


You Make the Difference in KFAI’s History.

Thank you, from the late night crew at the last moments of the fall pledge drive. As of midnight October 7th, 820 people had given $61,692 during our fall drive. Although we did not reach our goal, we appreciate the community support that has taken us this far!

Cinema Shanty is the newly revamped film discussion show, formerly known as Movie Talk. Listen in every Friday to hear the latest reviews, news, interviews and good old fashioned movie banter at the Cinema Shanty.

The Twin Cities Youth Farm and Market Project empowers young people through environmental stewardship. Dan Greenwood reports on the project.

Twin Cities youth groups participated in a 30-hour famine recently to raise money and awareness to fight world hunger. KFAI’s Connor Molloy reports.


Once again this summer, KFAI will host eight teenage girls for our fifth Youth News Initiative. The program is held June 22nd through August 13th, three days per week from 10am-1pm. The girls learn radio producing skills, job and economic readiness skills and have the opportunity to visit other broadcast organizations around the Twin Cities.

KFAI’s Youth News Initiative, an eight-week intensive journalism training session for girls-of-color, 13-18 years of age, had the participants learn the process of creating professional-quality radio news reports by providing training in news research, reporting, creative writing, voice training, producing, and digital recording and editing utilizing state-of-the-art technology in radio production

The YWCA sponsored a governor’s forum today in downtown Minneapolis. The forum centered around women and the issues that affect them. KFAI reporter Marty Owings filed this report.


The Minnesota House GOP met last night to choose a successor to Minority Leader Marty Seifert who is stepping down to run for Governor. Capitol Correspondent Marty Owings has the story.