Culture & Community News

Join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit Thursday May 21 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. when they discuss the Stonewall Riots: 40th Anniversary 1969-2009:http://www.glbtq.com/social-sciences/stonewall_riots.html

Each year in June, gays and lesbians prance and parade to celebrate Gay Pride Month.

Geoff Saign hosts his Wave Project:node/124 program Story Telling: Sitting Around the Campfire on January 13.

A draft proposal of KFAI’s new Strategic Plan can be commented on at a public meeting this Thursday, July 7. A period of public comment has started and will end on July 11. This will culminate in a revised plan being presented to the Board for discussion at its July meeting. This public comment period will include a final public meeting on Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Forty years ago, in 1967, pop radio listeners were hearing a new sound from the Beatles.

As recently as the 1950s, the Twin Cities had a working network of streetcars. Commercial corridors like Central Avenue grew up around these lines. Now Minneapolis is looking at reestablishing streetcar lines. A proposal for one line, along Nicollet and Central avenues, is receiving public comment in a series of open houses. KFAI’s Trisha Collopy has the story of the porposed streetcar development.

KFAI begins it series Strive to Thrive, funded by the Northwest Area Foundation:http://www.nwaf.org/, on March 25th at 11am on Truth to Tell:https://www.kfai.org/node/682. The first in a series of programs aimed at reducing poverty, this program will discuss green job growth and its ability to fight poverty.

Michael Wallace Gonzalez talks with Kinshasha about his important work and the latest research on movement and the brain.

Sharpen your mind and get in shape at the same time, with an innovative new workout stimulating multiple areas of the brain as it strengthens and tones the entire body.

Vinyl records are as much a thing of the past as the Titanic. At least that’s what most of us think. One Minneapolis man refuses to give up on vinyl, though.

This week on Write on Radio:node/36 (Thursday, August 30th, 11am-Noon)Jules Nyquist talks to Sven Birkets about the future of our literary culture and his relationship with our own Minnesota Graywol

Women’s History Month Special with Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit Thursday March 19th from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

With guests:

Bettina Schelker, Swiss Singer/Songwriter, Women’s Boxing Champion, Teacher, and Activist

Ina Nicosia-Schelker, Professional basketball player, Teacher, and Activist

Ali Sands, Writer and activist

*Melissa Birch, Performer, Writer, and

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