Arts & Culture

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Colleen Harris
Producer: Mike Fischbein

Well, our good friend Axel called and said it was a great show… And he was right. Hot new releases from Hotdrop (“Sugar & Spice”), I-Rebel meets MGDK (“Dub-a-Rebel”), Early W~rm (“Hi-Fi Hustlin’”), BDLabs (“Dubocalypse”), and House of David Gang (“Reggae Warrior”). More great new stuff from SynchDub, La Yegros, Ab2o (ft. Leroy Sibbles), Mikkim, Justin Dehart, Mayd Hubb, ChinDub, J Seego, Osiris MC meets Injham, and JStar (remixing Mahala Rai Banda). And what an eclectix mix filling out the show: Toots & the Maytals, Victor Essiet & the Mandators, Longman, Abschalter, Grace Jones, CrandBrand, Ashtech, AB-10, The eskargot miles, Ken Nordine, Miles Davis, The English Beat, Higegakudan, Freddie McGregor, Mutant Frogs, Ranking Ann, Hollie Cook, and more…

We speak with Sun Yung Shin about her new poetry collection Rough, and Savage. She is also the author of the picture book Cooper's Lesson and the collection Skirt Full of Black, which won the Asian American Literary Award. 

We also speak with Joe Blair about his new memoir By the Iowa Sea. He has written articles for The New York Times, Salon, The Christian Science Monitor and the Iowa Review.

Interview with bluesman Ronnie Baker Brooks appearing at the Minnesota Music Cafe Thursday March 21st, 2013.
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Music Hosts: Ron Thums & Jean Silverberg
News Host: Terry Carter
Producer: Dale Connelly

This week on MinneCulture, live from Minnesota visits the Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar in Lowertown St. Paul for When Poets Found Bass, a night of spoken word poetry presented by the Saint Paul Almanac. Featuring Saymoukda D. Vongsay, Fres Thao, Desdamona, Truthmaze and DJ Kool Akiem. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

There is a need for programs like Better & Better. Positive affirmations and visualizations can speed up healing and often are far superior to drugs. Elizabeth Hepburn joined Health Notes to talk about Valerie Harper’s (Rhoda) Brain Cancer and our need to send her our “light and love” instead of your fear.

This program will also feature Elizabeth Hepburn and international friends amazing “Pledge To Love”

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Music Host: Cory Washington
News Host: Siobhan Kierans
Producer: Dale Connelly

The Last Game Show, Part 3 – The radio pirates have penetrated the game show, The Big Gamble, and the authorities are hoping to trap them there.
Captain Handsome of the Federated Space Rangers, Part 2 – and his sidekick Billy Boy meet a Super Villain.
Cuts from Fighting Clowns by the Firesign Theastre.

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