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Creativity and Social Change on Fresh Fruit December 17 from 7:30 pm-8:30 pm with hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Guests: Jane Evershed, MJ Kroll, Anthony Neuman, Claire Avitable

Jane Evershed:http://www.evershed.com ,Mother, Artist, Activist, Poet and Presenter

Born in England in 1959 and then moving to South Africa at the age of nine, the experience of growing up during the

Thursday, August 16, Write On Radio!:http://www.kfai.org/node/36 will talk with the incomparable crime writer Sara Paretsky, author of the V.I.

KFAI’s Listening Lounge:node/72 (Wednesday, 11:30-noon) will feature the second half of Crossing Borders on May 9th.

Economic downturns and tragic events spawn violence toward Asian Americans, who fight back with grassroots organization. What can we learn from past mistakes?

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 11am, tune in to KFAI’s CATALYSTfor a conversation with director JOE BERLINGER as he talks about CRUDE the film he was dragged kicking and screaing into making. Going into the rainforest of Ecuador, see the environemntal devastation and human rights violation of Indigenous people due to oil drilling by Texaco-Chevron.

The coming 150th anniversary of the Dakota War is in 2012. There will be observances and memorials planned by Dakota people and their friends and allies.

The Minnesota Historical Society will launch an exhibit, “…

*Depression*—it’s been called “the common cold of mental illness” because so many Americans suffer from it every year. In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in twenty Americans over the age of twelve has suffered from depression.

Acclaimed memoirist, poet, playwright, and performance artist David Mura joins Write on Radio hosts in the studio to talk about his first novel, Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire on Thursday, Octobter 2nd, 11 am-noon.

In the second half of the show, Scottish author Iain M. Banks talks about his newest novel, Matter. For more information on Write on Radio, click here:node/36.

Award Winning Filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson will join Host Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 Thursday, July 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 20th, Write on Radio:node/36 talks with Debra Stone about the Northside Writers Group.

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