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The AMPERS web site has over 1,000 stories, featuring some of the most creative, passionate, and talented Minnesotans you know—and may not know—gathered from all over the state. Join web site manager Todd Melby as he visits Pam Without Boundaries:http://www.kfai.org/pamwithoutboundaries Monday morning, 11am, to share some of those stories.

This Sunday, August 22, in Chile, after 17 desperate and increasingly hopeless days after a landslide caused a tunnel to collapse, 33 miners, all alive and sound, were located through a probe about 2,200 feet below ground.

Minnesota cartoonists are profiled in this two-part documentary about the Twin Cities’ vibrant doodle community.

PART I, MON, AUG 23 @ 7:30PM:

Will Dinski, illustrator of the graphic novel, Fingerprints

Steve Stwalley, creator of Soapy the Chicken; founder of the International Cartoonist Conspiracy

Sarah Morean, coordinator of Twin Cities Zinefest and Minneapolis Indie Expo

Kev

On Tuesday, August 24th, storyteller, playwright, performance artist and writer Kevin Kling joins us to talk about his current work and upcoming events.

Join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on “Fresh Fruit”:freshfruit Thursday August 19 from 7pm-8pm with guests Nhojj, Ananya Chatterjea and Lisa Channer.

Nhojj, singer, musician

Nhojj:http://www.nhojj.com made history twice within the last year—as the first gay artist to reach #1 with a gay music video on the mainstream MTV Music Top 100 chart, and as the first black male artist to

Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson — New York Times bestselling authors and internationally acclaimed teachers — have joined together to share their knowledge on one of the most crucial obstacles to happiness we face—the shadow. These three luminaries, each with a signature approach, bring to light the parts of ourselves we deny but that still direct our life.

Minnesotans are needed to attend, and/or provide testimony to, a town hall-style meeting with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) representatives, Thursday, August 19th, from 6pm to 9pm.

Location:
South High School
3131 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407-1988

Main Street Project, Free Press and the Center for Media Justice are co-hosting a public hearing on the Future of the Int

10th annual Queer Fringe Binge on Fresh Fruit:http://www.kfai.org/freshfruit Thursday July 15 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm with Dixie Treichel and John Townsend. Each guest gets 5 minutes to plug their show and then it’s on to the next.

Crazy! Kooky!

Thursday, July 15, 9 AM on KFAI Radio’s Catalyst:politics & culture (NEW DAY.NEW TIME), we kick off a series of reports from the US SOCIAL FORUM (in June n Detroit). ELI MEYERHOFF, a U of MN grad student and activist, talks about a growing student movement for acess to college and upholding multicultural and ethnic studies.

Tune in to Catalyst:politics & culture at a new time THURSDAY July 8, 9 AM, to as Lydia Howell interviews Twin Cities Indigenous/Native American playwright, RHIANA YAZZIE, about her new play ADY (premiering JULY 9-25 at the Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis). Cast members will also perform excerpts from the play. Ms.

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