International Women's Day Shows in the Archive

KFAI celebrated International Women's Day with 24 hours of programming by and about women on Saturday, March 8th, 2008. We called it Super Saturday '08: Women Represent!.

Listen to International Women's Day Shows in the Archive!

Program Schedule for Saturday, March 8th, 2008 (Midnight-Midnight)

12-2am: This Little Girl's Gone Rockin’ - Hosted by Mick Novak
Femme pop, girls with guitars, girl groups, and more...your weekly dose of all-female vocals takes a special turn to kick-off IWD. Listen

2-6am: Ladies' Night! – Hosted by Ellen, Pam and Pat
An all-night party featuring music of all genres. Listen

title= 6-7:30am: Composing Women – Hosted by Anna Keyes
A program celebrating women's contributions to classical music. Listen

7:30-9am: Women of African Descent in Music – Hosted by Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra
Akhmiri showcases the similarities between African women of the Diaspora and demonstrates how their music is empowering. Listen

9-9:30am: Trickster Daughter, Trickster Mom – Hosted by Linda Litrell
Three storytellers and three musicians play with traditional mother-daughter archetypes. Listen

9:30-10am: Teenagers in the Wild – Hosted by Emily Torgrimson
Five teenage girls, 32 days on the trail in the Canadian wilderness, 200 miles to paddle, countless laughs and bruises, and a couple lessons. Listen

10-11am: Sonic Visions – Hosted by Dixie Treichel
Music and sounds by women who compose, score, orchestrate and design for film, theater and dance. Listen

11-Noon: Native Women in Minneapolis: Catalysts for Change – Hosted by Rhiana Yazzie
A discussion about the work strong Native women are doing to positively impact the Twin Cities community. Listen

title= Noon-1pm: Hmong Heroines – Hosted by Kathy Mouachepao
Recognizing the untold contributions of Hmong women through stories, interviews and music by Hmong women. Listen

1-2pm: This Little Girl's Gone Honky-Tonk – Hosted by Mick Novak
An hour-long tribute to the godmothers of country and honky-tonk music. Listen

2-3pm: Women’s Songs of Protest and Social Change – Hosted by Diane Wanner
A her-story of U.S. women crafting and performing songs about peace, civil rights, women’s issues, labor, and the environment. Listen

3-4pm: Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking
Hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater Minneapolis
State Senator Sandy Pappas joins Soroptimist International to present a program to increase awareness of human trafficking nationally and in Minnesota. Listen

4-5pm: My War: From Bismarck to Britain and Back – Klatch Productions
Three generations of family describe and discover WWII as service, loss, return and recovery. Listen

AshaAsha Bhosle 5-6pm: Bandit Queens & Bollywood – Hosted by Shashi Gupta
A program celebrating the diversity and accomplishments of South Asian women in the Twin Cities. Archive Coming Soon

6-7pm: Jagorito Nari (Enlightened Women of Bangladesh) – Hosted by Irina Hossain
Interviews with women who contributed to the struggle to liberate women from the bondage of social malaises in Bangladesh. Archive Coming Soon

7-8pm: Fujiyama Mamas
Fujiyama Mamas showcases the women rockabilly artists who rebelled against the traditional female roles of housewives and mothers during the '50s including: Cordell Jackson, who toiled as a Rosie the Riveter during the war in an aircraft factory before launching her own record label in 1956; Little Miss Dynamite Brenda Lee; Janis Martin, aka The Female Elvis; and rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson. Listen

8-9pm: Girassol: Musica do Brasil - Hosted by Helena do Sol
Brazilian female artists are celebrated on O dia internacional das mulheres! Listen

MCMC Psalm One 9-10pm: This is a Man’s World? Women in Hip Hop – Hosted by Sara Toetschinger
Highlighting those femcees who paved the way in the male-dominated world of Hip Hop. Listen

10-11pm: Word Warriors – Hosted by Cynthia French
Female spoken word artists from around the country. Listen

11-Midnight: Ladies in the Hall – Hosted by Nancy Skalkos
A musical tour with the Women in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Listen