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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, October 28 at 9 am on FIRST PERSON RADIO as they talk with Rhiana Yazzie and Inez DeCoteau from New Native Theatre. The theatre group is celebrating six years of productions and on October 30 at 730 p.m. they will present excerpts from prior hits: The Dreaming Bundle, The Musical!, Native-Somali Friendship Play, and Native Man the Musical along with a few other surprises. The celebration is at Bedlam Lowertown in Saint Paul.

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  • The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership collects data on the economic and environmental health of the Mississippi River in the City of Minneapolis.  On October 26th the group hosted a summit to release the findings of their annual Riverfront Vitality Report and to announce the winner of their Mississippi Minute Film Festival. Executive Director Kathleen Boe spoke with Xan Holston on the Monday Morning Blend about the event and report.

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  • On October 31st, supporting Minnesota United supports KFAI! Minnesota United is generously donating 50% of ticket revenue from all ticket sales using the promo code “KFAI” for Halloween’s game against the San Antonio Scorpions. Using the promo code will also waive the standard $3 ticketing fee. Treat yourself to a unique Halloween experience, and feel good about it!

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  • Mackenzie Jensen was on his way to work on a Friday afternoon last August when he fell victim to a random act of violence.  

    A passenger in a white Bronco threw a chunk of cinder block at Jensen, hitting him in the face and causing multiple fractures. Recently, a group of family and friends joined in a ride of support through south Minneapolis.

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  • Preserving the anonymity of confidential sources is one of an investigative journalist’s most important jobs and the foundation upon which concerned citizens and whistleblowers are willing and able to share information.

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  • KFAI is proud to partner with the James J. Hill Library in downtown St. Paul for "The World Live! At The Hill" – a new montly music series featuring music from around the globe.

    The first concert takes features Alma Andina, a local band that combines traditional music from the Andes Mountains with popular Latin American rhythms. 

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  • On Sunday, October 11th, three of KFAI’s finest will be honored at Wilebski’s Blues Saloon as Jacquie Maddix, Harold Tremblay and Joel Johnson are inducted into the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame.

    The celebration takes place at 1pm on Sunday, October 11, at Wilebski’s (1638 Rice Street, St. Paul) 

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  • The call-in part of KFAI's Fall Membership Drive ended with a rousing  listener response to our late Friday evening shows Jet Set Planet and  Crap From The Past.  

     

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, as they talk with former US Senator Byron Dorgan. Senator  Dorgan had a prolific career in public service, serving at both the state and federal levels. During his time in office, Dorgan was a tireless advocate for Native American issues. While serving as the Vice Chairman and Chairman for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Dorgan was persistent in bringing attention to disparities in Indian Country.

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