Arts & Culture

This week Radio Antilles goes LatinoAltROCK!, brought to you by Raúl Escobar, Pablo Miranda, and Emily. On this weeks episode we welcome Pablo back from a 4 moth vacation from his homeland; Uruguay. We will play music from Venezuela, L.A., Mexico, Uruguay and a cool Brazilian feel to “When Doves Cry“from Prince. Also a dose of Local music to get your Jamming on a beautiful Sunny day in the Twin Cities!
LatinoAltROCK will get you jammin’ with everything from rock, reggae, punk, ska, hip-hop, samba, dance, indie, and fusions of many Latino and world sounds.
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Music Host: Brenda Bell Brown
News Host: Yvette Howie
Producer: Dale Connelly

Ani and Pete welcome guests Lauren Beach of Bisexual Organizing Project, Esmé Rodriquez of Soulforce, and Jennifer Pritchett of The Smitten Kitten and the radio show Sex & Coffee.

Robbin Barron talks about her podcast show “The Bird’s I With Robbin.”

Lorcathon #3 features cantes y canciones with the lyrics of Federico Garcia Lorca, and the first part of an interview with Al Justiniano, the Artistic Director of Teatro del Pueblo and the director of "Lorca in a Green Dress."

Music Host: Mark Koerner
News Host: Paul Brohaugh
Producer: Dale Connelly

Second Chances: The Story of Fergus Falls State Hospital explores the history of a Minnesota landmark, and why a place on the National Register of Historic Places may not save it from demolition.

In the late 19th century, insane asylums were built across the country in response to a national outcry over the treatment of the mentally ill. More than 75 asylums were designed using Dr. Thomas Kirkbride’s Moral Treatment Plan, which claimed that mental ailments could be alleviated with beautiful architecture and serene landscaping. The former State Hospital in Fergus Falls is one of the few remaining intact Kirbride hospitals in the country. Re-named the Regional Treatment Center in 1985, the building is destined for the wrecking ball if a developer is not soon found. KFAI producer Susan Gray spoke with preservation supporters to learn about the building’s historical significance to Fergus Falls, and the treatment of people with mental illness.

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