Arts & Culture

International Women’s Day Celebration – Girls of Distinction

Health Notes celebrated International Women’s Day with a program entitled called “Girls of Distinction,”

High school girls from We Win Institute’s Rites of Passage program will be honoring great African and African American She-roes.
Through poetry, biographies and song, they talked about women such as Angela Davis, Yaa Asantewa, Maya Angelou, Queen Latifah and Alicia Keyes.

KFAI’s Executive Director, Janis Lane Ewart was also featured on this important International Women’s Day program

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Detectives – The Brooke Sisters in The Night Club Murder. Barbara and Betty go back to 1945 to find the real killer of Nightclub owner Johnny Loverboy. And then Harry Nile finds a runaway wife and a used car dealer with a knife in his back in Murder on a Rainy Night.

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Mr. Lucky’s Revisited
Host Charles Lord reviews the Twin Cities music scene in the mid 1960s and the bands that played in popular venues around the
towns.

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Host: Leigh Combs

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Jay Parini calls in to talk about his fiction writing. A prolific author of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, his 1990 book The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy’s Last Year was recently made into a movie that was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Actress for Helen Mirren and Best Supporting Actor for Christopher Plummer.

Also on this show, we talk with Kim Harrison, author of Black Magic Sanction, the newest adventure in her bestselling series featuring bounty hunter-witch Rachel Morgan.

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