Arts & Culture

First day of Spring Pledge Drive; joining Doug were Dale Loomer, J. Otis Powell, and near the end Charlie Sugnet. HIghlights include previews of upcoming performances in-town by David Broza, Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars, Paris Combo, and a review of Meklit Hadero’s third visit to Mpls. All sandwiched between some fine pledge rapping to kick it off. Check it out and don’t forget to renew or become a KFAI listener-member for the first time !

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Robert Easley
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

A heavy dubwise show…with tons of new releases, and great mix from Addis Pablo (son of Augustus Pablo). The new releases included “The Global Dream LP” from N-Tone Dub; “The Closet Is Open” from Maverick Mista Majah P; “Short Change EP” from The Skints; “Libation” from Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars; “The Nairobian Riddim” album (featuring “Me A Feel It” from Asante Amen); “Jericho / Weep Not EP” from Don Fe; “Circles EP” from sUb_modU; “The Remixes” from Boddhi Satva; plus an unreleased single from E.R.S., and the new single “D-Stress” from Rebelution. On top of all this new stuff, we featured music from Desmond “Faada” Johnson, Scratchylus, Mikey Dread, The Breadwinners, New Age Steppers, The Orb, John Brown’s Body, Easy Star All Stars, The Scientist/Ted Sirota, Ranking Ann, The Selecter, Shiina Ringo, Mpls. Dub Ensemble, and more…

We speak with Jennifer Bowen Hicks and Scott Dominic Carpenter, author of Theory of Remainders, about the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop, which was founded in 2011 by Jennifer Bowen Hicks.

We also talk with Patrick Hicks about his new novel The Commandant of Lubizec. He is a poet and author, who has four poetry collections, three chapbooks, a non-fiction work and the novel The Collector of Names.

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April Fool’s Day special featuring an interview with The Lowest Pair’s Kendl Winter!

Music Host / Engineer: Jean Silverberg
News Host: Ryan Dawes
Producer: Ron Thums

Poet Ethna McKiernan reads from her works Sky Thick with Fireflies and The One Who Swears You Can’t Start Over and talks about her connections with Ireland and the Irish language.

Free To Love Free To Heal

If you are struggling with an emotional or physical health challenge, Free to Love, Free to Heal offers a unique, proven path to authentic healing. In this book, renowned mind-body physician and Chopra Center co-founder, David Simon, M.D., guides us in the five-step process that has helped thousands release their emotional pain, find freedom from the past, and reclaim happiness.

In Free to Love, Free to Heal, board-certified neurologist David Simon provides a systematic approach to identifying, mobilizing, and releasing the life-damaging beliefs and their corresponding physical imbalances that contribute to chronic pain, anxiety, obesity, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, addictive behaviors, chronic fatigue, immune disorders, and many other psychological and physical health conditions.

Drawing upon the Eastern healing arts and modern science, Dr. Simon shows you how to identify and transform the core misunderstanding that inhibit your body’s natural healing response. If you are prepared to become an active partner in your own healing journey, the information within this book will help you heal your emotions and heal your body

Hosts: Terry Carter, Cory Washington, Xan Holston
Guests: J. Drake Hamilton
Programs: World Exposure, Minnesota Native News
Editors:
Reporters: Cher Dial, Marie Rock

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