Culture & Community News

This Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m., Encuentro:http://www.kfai.org/encuentro will dedicate the program’s first hour in honor of a great writer and human being, the Uruguayan poet Mario Benedetti, who passed away on Sunday, May 17 (obituary:http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/05/17/world/AP-LT-Uruguay-Obit-Bene...).

Kinshasha talks with Dr. Matthew Edlund about his groundbreaking book The Power of Rest – Dr.

Kinshasha talks with Dr. Matthew Edlund about his groundbreaking book The Power of Rest

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You have an extremely powerful gift. It is your Gut Wisdom, your intuition, your inner sense of knowing. When we ignore our Gut Wisdom, we can feel muscle tension, bloating, nausea, and constipation. These are signs of energy blocks.

When we think about seeking daily joy and lasting fulfillment, cultivating curiosity is rarely the first thing that comes to mind but based on groundbreaking research, professor Dr. Todd Kashdan talks with Kinshasha about the engine behind achieving a life that is most worth living.

This year is the 30th anniversary of Rondo Days,  the community celebration to remember the area surrounding Rondo Avenue, a mostly African American St. Paul neighborhood that was obliterated by the construction if Interstate 94 in the 1960’s. As part of this year’s observance, there will be a dedication in the renovated Union Depot in Downtown St. Paul.  A gathering space on the depot’s second floor will be named in honor of the Red Caps – Porters who worked at the station when train travel was the dominant mode of transport.  Many of the Red Caps were pillars of the Rondo Community.

The Good Noise Show welcomes local independent film maker Dawn Mikkelson to the studio on Monday, August 10. The Red Tail is a documentary about the current economic climate, including outsourcing and globalization and focuses on one airline mechanic job moving from Minneapolis/St.Paul to China. Producer and director Mikkelson’s film debuted at the Galway film festival in Ireland in July.

Back by popular demand, on Wednesday, May 28 at 7 PM Charles Brin reads Edgar Allan Poe’s The Tall-Tale Heart, the study of a mad mind written by the master of horror fiction.

Tune in to Truth to Tell this Sunday, May 20th (9-11pm) for a two-hour discussion on the state of Twin Cities and Minnesota media. Guests include:

Today, the American population suffers from a list of chronic health conditions, from asthma to cancer to diabetes. Every family has been impacted on every rung of our socio-economic ladder, creating a tremendous burden on our healthcare system, while countries around the world barely seem to sniffle.

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