Arts & Culture

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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Hennepin Avenue predates the city of Minneapolis, and was originally used by Dakota Indians as a footpath between St Anthony Falls and Lake Calhoun. This main artery has grown and evolved over time, and been home to diverse communities and businesses. From immigrant laborers to performance artists, Hennepin Avenue has gone through a number of incarnations. The former Minneapolis red-light district is today a destination for theater and dance. This Wednesday, November 7, on MinneCulture, producer Sarah Boden explores the avenue’s colorful history, highlighting architectural and cultural landmarks along the way. MinneCulture is part of KFAI’s Legacy project, and is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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We present another installment of Who’s Spinning Who, a regular segment by Cyn Collins, a Twin Cities arts and culture writer, author of West Bank Boogie, and substitute music programmer on KFAI.

In this segment of Who’s Spinning Who, local music writer and author of West Bank Boogie, Cyn Collins talks to local recording engineer and producer Tom Herbers about some of his favorite songs, b

Giving a voice to those in the know…Local arts Writer Cyn Collins interviews musicians, producers, bookers, record store amd label staff, and other music fans talking about and spinning their favori

It was called the Tower. It didn’t need another name. The Foshay Tower, at its founding in 1929 and for nearly a half a century, reigned as the tallest building in Minneapolis. Though the Tower sank into a period of gentle neglect, it was revitalized in 2008 as the upscale W. Hotel-Minneapolis. The same cannot be said for the Tower’s builder, Wilbur B.

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Photographer Wing Young Huie talks with KFAI about identity in Minnesota and his University Avenue Project.

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Mary Scully, of the Iraq Peace Action Coalition; Marie Brown, of Women Against Military Madness; and Chante Wolf, of Veterans for Peace are some of the voices of women in the anti-war and peace moveme

KFAI’s Womenfolk and Rollin’ and Tumblin’ team up to present a folk & blues special on 11/26 from 2-6:30 pm

Womenfolk’s “Songs of Winter” special on 12/17 featuring an interview with Heather Masse.

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