Station Announcements

As the historic events in Egypt continue to unfold, KFAI, in partnership with Democracy Now!:http/www.demoncracynow.org will bring you continuing coverage from the region. Tune in Friday, February 11th for a special two-hour broadcast of Democracy Now! from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m, right after the regular 8 a.m.

Join KFAI at the Twin Cities GLBT Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24th starting at 11AM.

Dear KFAI Community,

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Suzann Eisenberg Murray as KFAI’s new Interim Executive Director.

Suzann is a founding partner of the Dendros Group, a dynamic St. Paul-based consulting firm. She has extensive experience providing capacity building, executive transition management, strategic planning and leadership to nonprofit, government and public/private sector collaborations. Suzann has 20 years of experience serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations as an executive director, senior program director, trainer and board member. Prior to entering the non-profit field, she spent 17 years in the private sector serving as a corporate trainer, executive level manager and business owner of a full service public relations and communications firm.

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

Contributing members, be sure to check your mail for KFAI’s board of directors ballot enclosed inside the new KFAI Program Guide. Please cast your ballot by Friday, November 12, 2010, 6:00 p.m. For additional information on contributing member candidates, click Here:https://www.kfai.org/files/2011CandidateInformation.pdf. Thank you.

On Saturday June 21st, join KFAI at the the Juneteenth Festival in Theodore Wirth Park. KFAI will broadcast live from 9am until 5pm right next to the African Map Room on Glenwood Avenue.

KFAI presents “Tortoise + Minenapolis Jazz All Stars, a live broadcast, in cooperation with the Walker Art Center on Friday, May 4th at 8:00 p.m.

Tortoise is known for its boundless intellectual curiosity and unmistakable instrumental collage of jazz, rock, electronica, dub, dance, ambient and minimilism.

This 312 – meets – 612 experiment features performers

On March 8th, KFAI celebrated the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day with 24 hours of programming beginning at midnight: Ladies Who Make Us Laugh, women soldiers talk about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, incarcerated pregnant women, Asian women building their communities and tons of great music!

Thank you for supporting KFAI Community Radio! You helped KFAI raise over $65,500 for the fall pledge drive. More than 220 volunteers joined over 935 community members to bring in support of independent, diverse, adventurous information and sounds on your radio dial!

We ended our fall drive at midnight October 8th, two-thirds of the way to our goal.

Join KFAI listeners on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Club Underground:http://www.clubunderground.us/, 335 Monroe Street, NE at 8 p.m.

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