Arts & Culture

I don’t think the world needs another memoir. Those are the words writer Irving Brecher told Hank Rosenfeld when he suggested the pair write a book about Brecher’s life. It’s one of my favorite quotes from this charming documentary. Brecher was the only person to write two Marx Brothers movies alone. All the others were written by committee. Rosenfeld loves comedies and is also a writer.

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n 1966, a young marine took a reel-to reel tape recorder with him into the Vietnam War. For two months, until he was killed in action, Michael Baronowski made tapes of his friends, of life in fighting holes, of combat. 34 years later, his comrade Tim Duffie brought Baronowski’s three-inch reels to Lost & Found Sound.

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Troy, New York was once one of the richest cities in America (thanks to its role in the industrial revolution). Now, roughly one-fifth of the population lives under the U.S. poverty line.

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Minnesota Politicians and their run for the White House
Produced by Ahndi Fridell

Forty-four men have served as President of the United States, though none hail from Minnesota. In this MinneCulture documentary, KFAI legacy producer Ahndi Fridell profiles six local politicians who left a mark on national history in their run for the White House: Ignatius Donnelly, Floyd Olson, Harold Stassen, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale.

KFAI's Womenfolk heads over to the 331 Club for a special concert on Friday, October 4th at 10 pm. Showcasing the finest female talent from the region, the event will be hosted by Womenfolk DJ Ellen Stanley and will feature performances by Reina del CidMother Banjo Band and Wisconsin songwriter Katie Dahl.

The Twin Cities are in the midst of summer, meaning several things: lots of construction, intense gardening, and probably the most memorable, outdoor festivals and celebrations.

The 8th Annual Seward Arts Festival:http://www.sewardarts.org/ takes place this Saturday, November 10.

If you fidget in movies, bored by two-dimensional images, maybe you’re ready for something now. Perhaps something like A Machine To See With, an interactive cinema experience created by the British group Blast Theory. Produced by Todd Melby. A Machine To See With is in Minneapolis from April 15-19, 2011.

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This Wednesday 8-10pm, Radio Pocho has planned a very special Valentine’s Day program for all you vatos and cholas. The day of love is approaching Thursday, so join Miguel Vargas, Rambo Salinas, and DJ Espada, as we we will be giving you 120 minutes of lowrider anthems, sweet soul rolas, and boleros.

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