International Women's Day 2008

KFAI celebrated International Women's Day with 24 hours of programming by and about women on Saturday, March 8th. We called it Super Saturday '08: Women Represent!

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Recent Playlists

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Bandit Queens Bollywood (5–6pm)
Hosted by Shashi Gupta
A program celebrating the diversity and accomplishments of South Asian women in the Twin Cities.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Jagorito Nari: Enlightened Women of Bangladesh (6–7pm)
Hosted by Irina Hossain
Interviews with women who contributed to the struggle to liberate women from the bondage of social malaises in Bangladesh.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Fujiyama Mamas (7-8pm)
Fujiyama Mamas showcases the women rockabilly artists who rebelled against the traditional female roles of housewives and mothers during the ’50s including: Cordell Jackson, who toiled as a Rosie the Riveter during the war in an aircraft factory before launching her own record label in 1956; Little Miss Dynamite Brenda Lee; Janis Martin, aka The Female Elvis; and rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’
This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’ kicks off 24 hours of all womens programming as KFAI celebrates International Women’s Day March 8th, 2008!

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Girassol: Musica do Brasil (8-9pm)
Hosted by Helena do Sol
Brazilian female artists are celebrated on O dia internacional das mulheres!

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Ladies Night (2-6am)
Hosted by Ellen, Pam and Pat
An all-night party featuring music of all genres.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

This is a Man’s World? Women in Hip Hop (9–10pm)
Hosted by Sara Toetschinger
Highlighting those femcees who paved the way in the male-dominated world of Hip Hop.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Composing Women (6-7:30am)
Hosted by Anna Keyes
A program celebrating women’s contributions to classical music.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Word Warriors (10–11pm)
Hosted by Cynthia French
Female spoken word artists from around the country.

3/8/2008 International Women's Day 2008

Women of African Descent in Music (7:30-9am)
Hosted by Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra
Akhmiri showcases the similarities between African women of the Diaspora and demonstrates how their music is empowering.

International Women's Day 2008 Archives