Culture & Community News

Thursday, October 11, Rebecca Haile joins us in the studio to talk about her memoir, Held at a Distance: My Rediscovery of Ethiopia, a book that traces her family’s emigration from Ethiopia to the U

Minnesota military veterans are invited to take part in an arts retreat as part of the Red Wing Community Veterans Project, all expenses paid. The Red Wing Arts Association shines a light on veterans this year in May and June; this retreat is part of that focus. Veterans of all ages will have a chance to explore art in a variety of genres at the Villa Maria Retreat and Conference Center May 19th through May 24th.

Tune in to Write on Radio:node/36 Thursday, November 8th (11am), when Ian Graham Leask talks with Reese Erlich, author of The Iran Agenda: The Real Story of US Policy and the Middle East Crisis.

Aisha Cooper, Ms. Liberia Minnesota 2007 will be holding a drive to gather donations for her newly launched Remember Our Newly launched Remember Our Children program.

Susan Allen is the First Native American Lesbian to be elected to the MN House of Representatives and Jamie Nabozny won a landmark federal lawsuit against his school administrators for failing to stop harassment.

Hennepin County sheriff, Rich Stanek, explains how his people are trying to search the river for bodies and cars.

The pioneering gay political comedy duo of Romanovsky and Phillips talk about their career and celebrate 30 years since their first performance on Fresh Fruit Thursday, April 19 at 7pm with hosts Dixie Treichel and John Townsend.

Ron Romanovsky & Paul Phillips, an openly gay folk duo, pioneered the queer music comedy movement starting in 1982 in San Francisco

Americans have long been fascinated with the promise of the open road.

Beginning in 1926, that metaphor for hope and unfulfilled dreams was Route 66, a highway that connected Chicago to the Pacific Ocean.

Tune in November 6th at 7:30 pm for a sneak peak of Roxxy Hall Band’s new album She’s the One on Fresh Fruit. They’ll be celebrating with a CD release party at Lee’s Liquor Lounge Saturday, November 8th. For more info, click here:http://www.roxxyhallband.com.

Fresh Fruit:node/89 airs every Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm and is the longest running Queer program in the country!

Tune in to Fresh Fruit:node/89 on Thursday, October 25th as host Dixie Treichel is joined by entertainer RuPaul.

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