Culture & Community News

Thursday, October 30th, Write on Radio welcomes Romanian-born author Andrei Codrescu to talk about his new book of poetry, Jealous Witness, a collection inspired by New Orleans as it grappled with Hurricane Katrina. The book also includes a CD of of music by the New Orleans Klezmer AllStars.

SHALL WE PLACE FUNDING MANDATES IN THE CONSTITUTION? TTT’s ANDY DRISCOLL and LYNNELL MICKELSEN host a robust debate on the pluses and minuses of a proposed Constitutional amendment to raise the sales tax to guarantee funding of arts and environmental programs.

Indigo Girl Amy Ray will be a guest this Thursday at 7:30 pm on Fresh Fruit, the longest running queer radio show in the country. Celebrating the show’s 30 years on the air, hosts Dixie Treichel and John Townsend will also welcome guest John Killacky, one of the pioneers of the Fresh Fruit:node/89 program. This special pledge drive show will focus on arts and activism.

“I wanted to use every voice I had inside me, every voice I had come across and absorbed. I *didn’t want to be limited by habit or insecurity or gender or place.” Amy Ray*

Please join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit,
the longest running queer radio show in the country-celebrating 30 years!

Thursday October 16th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM

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.

On Thursday, September 25th award-winning poet and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner will stop by Write on Radio!:node/36 to talk about his poems collected in Here, Bullet, previewing his reading on Monday, September 29th at 7 pm at Literary Witnesses, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis.

Scapegoating is an important tool of propaganda. Scapegoating is the act of holding a person, group of people, or thing responsible for a multitude of problems.

Join Hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

This Thursday, September 18, 2008, 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

Guests:
Matthew A. Everett, Wendy Knox, Aaron Christopher

Matthew A. Everett:http://www.matthewaeverett.com, Playwright

It’s RNC convention week and KFAI’s Conversations with Al McFarlane is taking robust conversation to another level!

Thursday, August 28th, Brian Malloy joins us to talk about his two newest books, Brendan Wolf and Twelve Long Months.

In the second half of the show, Lynette Reini-Grandell talks with acclaimed poet Honor Moore about The Bishop’s Daughter: A Memoir. Honor Moore is one of this year’s Loft Mentors, and she will be reading in the Twin Cities next February.

DJ SLT will be spinning 2 sets for Next Element on friday, Sept 5th. Goth, industrial, 80’s new wave, and anything else. It will be just like listening to Across The Board, but with a dance floor.

Also hear hosts DJ Nitrogen & DJ Noise spin through out the night. 2 for 1 drink specials from 10 – 11.

Addmission is 18+ $8 & 21 + $6

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