Arts & Culture

  • Cafe Intifada, which has been described as interactive political theater relaying the situation of life on the ground under Israeli Occupation, opens this weekend at the Bedlam Theater. KFAI’s Lydia Howell spoke to writer and director Flo Razowsky.

    January 29, 2009

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  • On February 3, 2009 at 7:30pm on Disabled and Proud, Christina Cotruvo will be talking about her audio music reading service No-C-Notes. This music reading service replaces Braille music notation for the blind.

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  • Produced by KFAI’s Diane Richard and Todd Melby, Death’s Footprint is a documentary on the environmental consequences of traditional burial and funeral practices.

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  • Attorneys’ Thomas Heffelfinger and Andy Luger presented the RNC Commission’s findings to the St.Paul City Council regarding law enforcement action during the Republican National Convention. KFAI’s Anna Pratt attended the meeting, and spoke to Heffelinger, who called the police response largely professional and restrained, while acknowledging that some things could have gone better.

  • On KFAI’s MovieTalk show on January 1st, critics Jim Brunzell, Erik McClanahan and Peter Schilling revealed their top 10 film selections (and Jim’s biggest disappointments) for 2008. See if you agree! Listen here:

    1. WALL*E / dir. Andrew Stanton (USA)
    2. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN / dir. Tomas Alfredson (Sweden)

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  • Tune in Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 6pm for a one-hour MovieTalk special with Jim Brunzell, Erik McClanahan and Peter Schilling!

    From the Toronto Film Festival, Al Milgrom brings us audio with director Steven Sodenbergh and Benicio del Toro about the epic film “Che”.

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  • This October marks the 70th Anniversary of the Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre’s ‘War of the Worlds’ program, now known as the panic broadcast of 1938. It’s also the 110th Anniversary of the publication of the original story by H. G. Wells.

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  • The Republican National Convention is coming to the Twin Cities, and local artists have heeded the call: art is patriotic!

  • KFAI’s Dave Romm has contributed several reports from the 2008 Minnesota Fringe Festival. In his final report, he caught up with
    Executive Director Robin Gillette and several Fringe-goers.

  • Last week, Dave Romm gave us a sneak peak of this year’s Minnesota Fringe Festival, one of the largest of its kind in the nation.