Art is Patriotic Special

The Republican National Convention is coming to the Twin Cities, and local artists have heeded the call: art is patriotic! This one hour audio documentary, by award-winning producer and Art Matters host Marya Morstad, explores the relationship between art and politics, and covers a diverse array of arts initiatives in response to the RNC, including The Unconvention, The Provention, The Peace Island Picnic, Spark 24 and more. Interviews include former FBI agent and peace activist Colleen Rowley, Rock The Vote blogger Rebecca McDonald, Chris Lutter-Gardella of Puppet Farm Arts, musicians John Munson of Semisonic and Adam Levy of The Honeydogs, Tru Ruts' e.g.bailey, and Lydia Howell, host of Catalyst on KFAI.

Hear Art is Patriotic on KFAI

  • Monday, August 25th (6-7pm)
  • Wednesday, August 27th (6-7pm)
  • Friday, August 29th (11am-Noon and 6-7pm)


  • Monday, September 1st (6-7pm)

Listen to Art is Patriotic

Go to the Art is Patriotic Page