Recent News

  • The African Development Center of Minnesota (ADC), located in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, is one of only three recipients from Minnesota to receive funds to form a community development financial institution (CDFI).

  • Gone are the September primary elections when the electorate had to quickly educate themselves about candidates after a summer break from politics. Ranked Choice Voting is going to change the process of electing politicians in the City of Minneapolis this fall. KFAI’s Allison Herrera got the lowdown from Star Tribune reporter Steve Brandt on the upcoming city races.

  • Gone are the September primary elections when the electorate had to quickly educate themselves about candidates after a summer break from politics. Ranked Choice Voting is going to change the process of electing politicians in the City of Minneapolis this fall. KFAI’s Allison Herrera got the lowdown from Star Tribune reporter Steve Brandt on the upcoming city races.

  • Workers are renovating a number of public housing units in Minneapolis these days due to an infusion of cash from the federal stimulus package passed in February. With critics questioning the stimulus bill’s effectiveness in helping the economy, President Obama sent one of his cabinet members to Minnesota on Friday to join Democratic lawmakers in defending the bill.

  • Workers are renovating a number of public housing units in Minneapolis these days due to an infusion of cash from the federal stimulus package passed in February. With critics questioning the stimulus bill’s effectiveness in helping the economy, President Obama sent one of his cabinet members to Minnesota on Friday to join Democratic lawmakers in defending the bill.

  • Join the Mostly Jazz Family on Saturday, July 25, from 9 to 11 a.m. to kickoff FLOW, the fourth annual Northside Arts Crawl. The newly remodeled Capri Theater is located at 2027 West Broadway Ave at the Oliver Ave intersection in North Minneapolis. See you on the Radio!

  • This Friday night we suggest you clear a path and sweep the rec room floor, as it’ll be time for Radio Rumpus Room’s Twist a Hole in the Ground: The Most Twisted Rumpus Room Yet!

    Yep, give or take a few months — we haven’t checked, honestly — it’s the 50th anniversary of Hank Ballard’s original The Twist. Leave alone Chubby Checker, who rode his cover to the top of the charts awhile later

  • Crazy, Kooky and Queer! The 9th Annual Queer Fringe Binge on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 Thursday, July 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • One of Minnesota’s biggest Asian events, Dragon Festival on Lake Phalen in St. Paul, attracts large crowds of people looking for fun on a hot summer weekend. KFAI’s Anibal Prestan joined in the festivities and discovered the history behind the famous dragon boat races.

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  • The Senate hearing of US Supreme Court nominee and Court of Appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor began Monday, July 13th. But on Saturday, Senator Al Franken, the newest member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, gathered some of Minnesota’s top legal minds to discuss questions of constitutional law and legal philosophy in preparation for this week’s hearing.

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