Arts & Culture

On this weeks True Brit!, host Simon Husbands welcomes the US born writer and teacher, podcaster and musicologist, also resident of Japan, Mr.Tim Young!

 

July 12-13, 2008, marked the 12th year of the Twin Cities Dragon Festival, the state’s largest festival celebrating Asian American culture.

Three outreach programs at the University of Minnesota recently teamed up to launch a program to teach North Minneapolis high school students about cooking, nutrition, and running a restaurant business. KFAI’s Amanda Balagur brings us the story.

06-14-10

Two annual Twin Cities events teamed up to host an entire afternoon and evening of entertainment and culture last Saturday. In a new partnership, the Twin Cities World Refugee Day celebration took place near Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis and was immediately followed by the Minneapolis MOSAIC Arts Festival. KFAI reporter Jessica Folker was there to bring you the story.

06-09-10

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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Join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit, March 19 at 7 pm with guests Venus de Mars performing LIVE in the studio from her new solo acoustic album “Flesh and Wire” and John Killacky talking about art, censorship and controversial gay performance artist Ron Athey, who he will be in conversation with at the Walker Art Center on March 26. Also joining us is 2nd Thursday Fresh Fruit co-host Quinn Villagomez.

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