St. Paul’s Independent Filmmaker Project and the Knight Foundation have just announced the winner of their screenplay competition, which is a $10,000 prize for one Minnesota writer. The winner is Andy Froemke. His screenplay is called “The Lowrie Gang,” which tells the true story of a mixed race band of outlaws that lived in the swamps and faced off with the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina.
Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman announced his decision not to charge the officers who shot and killed Jamar Clark in North Minneapolis. The incident, investigation, and community response has increased tension between the Minneapolis Police Dept. and some Minneapolis residents. K.C. Harrison attended the public meeting and Rico Morales attended the rally where hundreds of people gathered and marched in the streets to show their disappointment with officials and to support each other.
On this weeks True Brit!, host Simon Husbands welcomes Ryan Young, a mainstay of the nationally acclaimed band Trampled By Turtles – and Simon and Ryan will be talking fiddles, turtles and Black Sabbath! Join them at Friday night at midnight!
Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on FIRSTPERSONRADIO on Wednesday, March 23rd. Her guest is Janice LaFloe (Turtle Mountain, ND), founder and Primary Guide of the Montessori American Indian Childcare Center in St.
A large crowd filled the Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill in St. Paul, MN to begin a morning filled with special speakers including legislators, religious leaders, recovering addicts, and those with former felony convictions.
This week, Katie and Blaine Garrett from MPLSArt.com speak with KFAI's Ryan Dawes about upcoming visual arts events featuring Minneapolis artist Aza Erdich, an MCAD/SooVac exhibition honoring Suzy Greenberg, art created during a 48-hour lock-in at Electric Machete, and more.
Café Scientifique is a monthly series of happy hour talks at the Bryant Lake Bowl presented by the Bell Museum of Natural History. This month's presenter is Dr. Ted Labuza, Professor of Food Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He'll be talking about the physical properties of confections, and how sugar and water in various states affect candy. He stopped by the Monday Morning Blend and spoke with Xan Holston about what makes candy so unique.