Culture & Community News

Our country is in the midst of an unprecedented drilling boom where companies are polluting more water than the region’s wastewater treatment plants can handle. States in the path have found that they simply aren’t equipped to protect their drinking water supplies. The waste water is also being shipped to neighboring states for treatment and is being discharged into their lakes and rivers.

For its Hallowe’en special, Wednesday’s Spoken Word:node/71 will feature Charles Brin reading Edgar Allan Poe’s The Tell-Tale Heart.

Egal Shidad: Stories of Somali Health will debut its third documentary during an Open House on Sunday, November 7,
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at KFAI’s studios, 1808 Riverside Avenue. This 30 minute documentary will focus on healthy relationships between youth and parents and will air during KFAI’s Somali Voices:http://www.kfai.org/somalivoices at 7:00 p.m.

This week Somalis in the USA will celebrate Eid Adha and Somali Voices is here to give our listeners a chance to send their warm greetings to their relatives, friends both in the USA and around the

Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit with guests Ellen Fullman and Arvid Nelsen on Thursday October 21 from 7pm to 8pm

Ellen Fullman, composer, sound artist, instrument maker
Visiting McKnight Artist

In 1981 Ellen Fullman:http://www.ellenfullman.com/ began developing the “Long String Instrument,” an installation of dozens of wires fifty feet or more in length, tune

Emily Bronte, Bloody Mary and Dido Queen of Carthage are the historic women for tonight’s show celebrating Women’s History Month with Fresh Fruit:/freshfruit hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on March 17 at 7pm

Guests:

Heidi Arneson, playwright, actress
Dale Johnson, Artistic Director MN Opera
Carin Bratlie, Artistic Director Theatre Pro Rata
*Monica Brewster, Historic Consulta

Kinshasha will talk with Melvin Anderson about his goal to end childhood obesity in Minnesota one community at a time.

As the founder and CEO of Youth Determined to Succeed (YDS), Minnesota’s most comprehensive youth health, fitness and wellness service organization Anderson will talk about the strategies that his organization is employing to help our youth.

Health Notes will be exploring how to energize and heal our heart’s wounds with Puran & Susanna Bair. In their new book:

In Entering the Healing Ground¸ author and soul activist Francis Weller, offers a new vision of grief and sorrow. He reveals the hidden vitality in grief, uncovered when the heart welcomes the sorrows of our life and those of the world. We are ripened in times of loss, made more human by the rites of grief. Through story, poetry and insightful reflections, Francis offers a meditation on the healing power of grief. Kinshasha hosts a powerful conversation that you do not want to miss.
Health Notes Airs Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

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In Entering the Healing Ground, author and soul activist Francis Weller, offers a new vision of grief and sorrow. He reveals the hidden vitality in grief, uncovered when the heart welcomes the sorrows of our life and those of the world. When the deeper rhythms of grief are allowed to emerge, we become aware of the intimate connection we share with all things. We are ripened in times of loss, made more human by the rites of grief. Through story, poetry and insightful reflections.

Health Notes airs on Mondays – 6:30-7:30PM

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