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Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1 pm to 2 pm,  as she talks with Tiwahe President and CEO Kelly Drummer. Kelly developed the foundation from an earlier iteration as a fund. She brought the assets of the organization forward and made it a community foundation, the first of its kind in the region.
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Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, today at 9 a.m. as they talk about Standing Rock and the pipeline with Kelly Morgan – Hunkpapa, with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Tribal Historic Preservation Office. We’ll get her views and stories from the pipeline resistance of the Water Protectors. An Energy Transfer Dakota Access Pipeline has been built right up to the Missouri and is poised to continue under the river. Rigging for building the pipeline are still in place, while a U.S.
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Join Laura Waterman Wittstock as she talks with Keri Pickett about her new film:  “First Daughter and the Black Snake,” featuring Native American activist WinonaLaDuke. Keri says, Winona’s "inspirational pursuit of environmental justice, has challenged my story-telling skills. I am weaving together her personal story with the Ojibwe tribal history and its economic dependence on wild rice, now threatened by an oil pipeline.” We will hear two short clips from the film, that opens in Minneapolis on Saturday, April 15th at the Uptown Theatre., 
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Kevin Kling is a storyteller, playwright and radio commentator. You can catch a live performance of his "Hammer, Anvil and Stirrup" August 6-9 at the Open Eye Figure Theatre.

The theatre is at 506 E. 24th St. in South Minneapolis, south of Franklin between Portland Avenue and 35W.

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Kevin Kling is a noted author, playwright, and storyteller.    His new show Humanimal is opening August 9th at Open Eye Figure Theater in Minneapolis,  And runs through August 18th.

More info can be found online at Open Eye Figure Theatre

 KFAI’s Aaron Westendorp sat down with Kling to discuss this play.  

A note for listeners – Aaron is non verbal so he uses computer software to speak.

KFAI DJs will be on the scene at Art-A-Whirl this weekend, spinning on Friday and Saturday at the Silent Auction Gallery #332 of the Northrup King Building. Explore the amazing art and meet some of your favorite KFAI programmers.

FRIDAY, MAY 17
5 – 6:30pm: Jacquie Maddix “Lady J” / Rollin’ and Tumblin’
6:30 – 8pm: DJ Steely / Kinda Cloudy Radio
8 – 9pm: Sarah Lageson / House Party
9 – 10pm: Mick & Tom Novak / Louisiana Rhythms & This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’

SATURDAY, MAY 18

noon – 1:30pm: Brad Wrolstad / African Rhythms
1:30 – 3pm: Liberty Finch / The Pop Shop
3 – 4:30pm: Miguel Vargas / Radio Pocho
4:30 – 6pm: Old School Bob & Nu Skool Katey / Fused Funk
6 – 7pm: Glen Leslie / Jet Set Planet
7 – 8pm: Mason Butler & Ben Heath / Below the Waste

On December 4, Ten Thousand Villages is donating portion of revenue from sales made at the St. Paul store between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. directly to KFAI. And, since we are KFAI, we are making it a party! Come out to see KFAI’s Vinyl Voices DJs spin live at the shop on St. Paul’s Grand Avenue, and let station volunteers help you with your shopping decisions.

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The monthly meeting of the KFAI Board of Directors will take place this Monday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Please note the one-time location change for this meeting! Due to our usual meeting space doing duty as Pledge Central in our Fall Membership Drive, the Board will meet in the Community Shares of Minnesota offices in St. Paul. Details in the agenda, which can be found here:

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This month’s meeting of the KFAI Fresh Air Board of Directors takes place on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Studio 5 at the KFAI offices, 1808 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454. If you have questions about the meeting, or wish to add an agenda item, please email the Board at <board@kfai.org> prior to the meeting.

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