Culture & Community News

On Friday, January 29th at 11am on KFAI’s Catalyst:catalyst, two guests talk about the push to END Minnesota’s Moratorium on new nuclear power plants: LISA LEDWIDGE of Institute for Energy and Environmental Research’s (IEER) working on their plan to be Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for Minnesota’s Energy Policy (by 2050) and KEN PENTEL, longtime environmental activist, founder of the

Gia Vitali from Minnesotans United for All Families will talk about defeating the marriage amendment & equal rights for same sex couples in MN, a young filmmaker interviews LGBT teens, Shades of Yellow celebrates New Year and current LGBT issues are highlight’s of this Fresh Fruit show on Thursday, March 29 at 7pm.

Gia Vitali, Research and Communication

Tune in Thursday, November 20th at 7:30 pm as Dixie Treichel and John Townsend welcome Miss Richfield 1981 and Noel Raymond on Fresh Fruit:node/89, where they will talk about their upcoming shows.

Miss Richfield 1981, performer
It’s A Coo Coo Christmas
Nov 28-Dec 14, 2008
Illusion Theater:

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Tune in Thursday, November 15th at 7:30 as Fresh Fruit:node/89 welcomes MJ Kroll, Joel Sass, Leah Cooper, Jake Yuzna.

Hosts: Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Thursday, April 2nd, Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Robert Bly joins the Write on Radio crew to talk about an upcoming conference on—Robert Bly!—April 16-19 at the University of Minnesota. It includes a keynote by Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World. More information is available at

The Listening Lounge:node/72 sets sail in search of the White Whale.

Remember a time when you were bursting with energy, curiosity, and creativity? When your body felt strong and flexible, free of any aches and pains?

Check out KFAI’s MovieTalk: as Jim Brunzell, Peter Schilling and Erik McClanahan speak to Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival Director, Al Milgrom. They’ll talk about the history of MSPIFF and what films are worth checking out at the festival at St. Anthony Main, April 15-30, 2010.

Liberty Finch and DJ Izzy welcome Mr. Zero to the Pop Shop on Tuesday, Oct 9, from midnight to 2am. The retail king of pop culture, Mr Zero’s shop in Roseville offers vinyl LPs and 45s, CDs, turntables, toys, games, posters and collectables. Tune into the Pop Shop each week to hear powerpop, bubblegum, psychedelic, garage, rock and more! Hits, misses and ephemera, every Monday night into Tuesday morning from midnight to 2am.

Please join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit: Thursday April 15, 2010 from 7:30pm-8:30pm CST

Tonight’s Guests
Michael Korie, librettest
Ricky Ian Gordon, composer
Leigh Fondakowski, playwright
Leeanne Pooley, film director
Jake Yuzna, film director
Kelly Gilpatrick, film producer

Michael Korie, librettest & Ricky Ian Gordon, composer