Culture & Community News

Earnest Simpkins, Chair of TC Black Pride, Phil Duran, OutFront Minnesota Staff Attorney, & Julie Dafydd, Actress are guests on Fresh Fruit:https://www.kfai.org/node/89 with Hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Thursday August 20 at 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Earnest Simpkins, Chairman, TC Black Pride

Twin Cities Black Pride 2009 Chair, Earnest Simpkins
discusses this years theme: Unity is

Thursday, February 12th, Steve McEllistrem talks with Lois McMaster Bujold, multiple Hugo and Nebula-award winning science fiction and fantasy author. Her newest fantasy novel is The Sharing Knife: Horizon.

In the second half of the show, Lynette Reini-Grandell talks with Temple Grandin about her book Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals.

During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry was working overtime. Listen to some of the gems and the stories behind them at 7 p.m. Monday on the Listening Lounge. The roughest years in American history produced what many consider the greatest era of popular music.

Thank you to everyone who called the pledge line, donated online or walked in a pledge during the Fall Pledge Drive. KFAI is member-supported, non-commercial community radio and couldn’t exist without your support. If you missed your chance to pledge during the drive, it’s not too late. You can still pledge. Show your support by becoming a member or renewing your membership.

Tune in Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 7pm to hear a mixed bag of queer-a-licious theater, music & dance. A menagerie of guests from the Minnesota Fringe Festival come on Fresh Fruit to talk about their shows with LGBTQ content, creators, and/or performers. Each guest gets 5 minutes to plug their show and then it’s on to the next. It’s crazy, kooky and queer!

The 23rd National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change will be in Minneapolis for the first time. Creating Change is the premier annual organizing and skills-building event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and their allies.

“A work must show people struggling for change, not holding on to their little piles of power.” Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend
on Fresh Fruit November 17, 7pm-8pm CST

The Arts & Corporations with guests Maxine Klein & Patrick Scully

Patrick Scully
Founder of Patrick’s Cabaret, dancer, performance artist, educator, activist

Patrick Scully is an openly gay man who started performi

“A work must show people struggling for change, not holding on to their little piles of power.” Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend
on Fresh Fruit November 17, 2011 at 7pm for an evening about the arts & corporations with guests Maxine Klein & Patrick Scully.

Patrick Scully
Founder of Patrick’s Cabaret, dancer, performance artist, educator, activist

Patrick Scully is an openly gay man

These times are difficult and confusing. The world seems in turmoil. Educator and counselor, Dick Larson provides information that helps explain our rapidly changing reality. He will help us to understand how the qualities of the New Age are impacting our lives and our world.

He directly challenges the millennial gloom and doom so prevalent now with a fresh new hypothesis: a message concerning the arrival of a great teacher who will inspire us to create a future of peace, justice and cooperation.

Health Notes airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

Join writer and host Britt Aamodt for a fun-filled hour as she focuses on the art of cartoons and comics with her cartoonist guests Zander and Kevin Cannon, Steve Stwalley, and Danno Klonowski. The team will chat about the history of comic books, the local comic book scene and Hollywood’s interest in the genre. You’ll even hear some “superheroic” music to round out the show.

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