Arts & Culture

  • Earlier this month, the University of Minnesota hosted its own version of Project Runway with the 42nd annual Senior Fashion Show. KFAI’s Katey DeCelle attended the show to check out the University’s top design talent.

    02-18-10

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  • Walker Art Center’s Expanding the Frame Film Fest showcases women and the Hollywood glass ceiling. Lydia Howell has a review. Hear the full interview with Ellen Kuras on Catalyst, archived at KFAI.org.

    02-15-10

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  • This Sunday, local food expert and KFAI programmer Amanda Balagur hosts another one hour focus on local food initiatives. Joining her will be JoAnne Berkenkamp of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. Topping off this tasty program will be music, live, in studio, from the band The Field of Medicine. Spend your dinner hour this Sunday listening to the Wave Project at 6 pm.

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  • Indigenous people are finding ways to revive their cultural traditions by expressing them through art. Intermedia Arts has an exhibition running through January, Dimensions of Indigenous. Lydia Howell has a review.

    Hear the entire interview with curator Jerry Lopez on KFAI’s Catalyst, Friday, December 11th at 11am.

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  • This Thursday, November 26th on Write on Radio, our guests are Brian Duren and John Irving.

    Brian Duren is the author of Whiteout, a novel about family estrangements and secrets—perfect for the Thanksgiving holidays!

    John Irving is the much-acclaimed author of 14 novels, among them The World According to Garp, The Cider-House Rules, and The Hotel New Hampshire.

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  • A new arts funding organization has moved to Minneapolis. It’s called FEAST:http://www.feastmpls.org/, and is an awards dinner with a twist: The audience gets to choose who wins. Organizers hope to make FEAST a seasonal event, with four dinners per year. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt talked to organizer Natalie Bowers at the Minneapolis FEAST premier.

    11-16-09

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  • A new documentary film exposes the human and environmental costs of that Black Gold – oil. Lydia Howell has a review.

    11-12-09

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  • Minneapolis artist collective Traffic Zone:http://trafficzoneart.com/ is exhibiting a collection of book art from 14 international artists Sept. 1 to Oct. 15. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt spoke to co-curators Harriet Bart and Lisa Nankivil, as well as poet Eric Lorberer, who’ll be reading poems of erasure at the downtown Minneapolis gallery Tuesday night at 7 pm.

    09-21-09

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  • Tomorrow night, the Midtown Farmers Market and Gardening Matters are sponsoring a screening at the Riverview Theater. The documentary called Food Fight, is about our current food system and the national movement towards making locally sustainable food available to everyone.

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  • Minnesota is home to a number of mystery authors, among them William Kent Krueger, John Sandford and Ellen Hart. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt spoke with a relative newcomer to the Minnesota mystery scene, Susan Runholt, whose second young adult mystery novel, Rescuing Seneca Crane, is coming out Thursday.

    08-19-09

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