Arts & Culture

The Unitarian Universalists Association General Assembly is meeting in Minneapolis from June 23-27. Amongst other things, they will be voting on a Statement of Conscience for Creating Peace. KFAI’s Connor Molloy spoke to one of the Statement’s authors.

06-21-10

The University of Minnesota hosted its own version of Project Runway with the 42nd annual senior fashion show. KFAI’s Katey DeCelle attended the show to check out the University’s top design talent.

02-18-10

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Earlier this month, the University of Minnesota hosted its own version of Project Runway with the 42nd annual Senior Fashion Show. KFAI’s Katey DeCelle attended the show to check out the University’s top design talent.

02-18-10

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V-Day is a four-day event to stop violence against women and girls locally and internationally. The highlight of this year’s event is a concert and the annual production of the Vagina Monologues beginning Thursday, March 5. KFAI’s Lydia Howell has more.

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Last night on KFAI’s Radio Pocho, Miguel Vargas talked with the star of a film that will be shown tonight in Minneapolis as part of the 4th annual Cuban Film Festival. Victor Alvarez is a musician based now in Santa Fe – back in the 1960’s he was one of the children from the so-called “Operation Peter Pan”, a CIA project that removed over 14 thousand children from Cuba and re-settled them in Miami away from their families and friends. Victor Alvarez returned to Cuba for the first time in 43 years with a film crew trailing him. He told Miguel about the experience of going back and performs his rendition of “La Negra Tomasa” …

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Womenfolk will feature the top women's folk/acoustic CDs of 2013 on Tuesday, January 14th as voted by you! To cast your vote for your top picks of the past year, email womenfolkradio@gmail.com by Sunday, January 12th at 6 pm. Then tune in on Tuesday from 2-4 pm Central to hear your favorite albums and picks from DJs, critics and your favorite Womenfolk artists!

Orkestar Bez Ime is Bulgarian for “orchestra without a name.” The local group formed in 2002 to bring Balkan dance music to the Upper Midwest. It performs across the country with a repertoire that reaches from Albania to the Ukraine, with plenty of stops in-between. Tonight on MinneCulture, producer Daniel Zamzow captures their recent performance at Acadia Cafe. For more information on Orkestar Bez Ime, visit rogaria.com.

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This week on MinneCulture: “The Walk to School,” an audio documentary about a Minneapolis family’s decision to attend public school outside its immediate residential zone. Producer Ralph L. Crowder III explores education and school choice through the lens of Monique, a single parent raising her daughter Amaree, and her niece Leslie. “The Walk to School” is a day-in-the-life account of how the family copes with the public education achievement gap, and what it’s doing to create better opportunities for the next generation. Ralph Crowder is an independent producer from Minneapolis who specializes in local and national education issues. MinneCulture airs every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7:30-8pm on KFAI, and is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Grant Cutler is a songwriter, producer and composer. His ethereal electronic music has garnered national acclaim, and this year he received a commission from the Minnesota State Arts Board for a three-­part composition. Here is Grant Cutler, performing at the Cedar Cultural Center in January 2012. Produced for KFAI by Tom Garneau. MinneCulture is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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