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  • Friday, January 16, 2015 has been declared “Tom Sengupta Day” in Minneapolis.  

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  • In Entering the Healing Ground, author and soul activist Francis Weller, offers a new vision of grief and sorrow. He reveals the hidden vitality in grief, uncovered when the heart welcomes the sorrows of our life and those of the world. When the deeper rhythms of grief are allowed to emerge, we become aware of the intimate connection we share with all things. We are ripened in times of loss, made more human by the rites of grief. Through story, poetry and insightful reflections.

    Health Notes airs on Mondays – 6:30-7:30PM

  • KFAI is proud of its line-up of Sunday shows produced by members of immigrant communities in their native languages. 

    Sometimes, members of our English-only speaking audience ask for more information about these programs, including details about content.  

    One way to find out what's in a foreign language show is to talk with the host. 

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  • For a decade, Walt Whitman has been roaming around Patrick Scully's mind, gestating performance material. Last summer Patrick premiered "Leaves of Grass – Uncut" at Illusion Theater with a cast of 19. Patrick is now creating the show as a solo, with two open rehearsals to begin the process.

    Patrick Scully talked with Brenda Bell Brown on the Morning Blend.  

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  • On this week's True Brit! our mercurial host Simon Husbands will embrace another part of Europe – Sweden! Swedish person Patrik Tanner, born and raised in Sweden, celebrates his first Swedish album release in 30 years with a special performance at the American Swedish Institute – and will give True Brit! listeners a tatse of that event! Tanner will perform songs in Swedish from his new album, På Svenska. Throughout the evening, he will be sharing the stories behind the songs in English during this intimate evening in the Turnblad Mansion Ballroom.

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  • New Years is a thrilling time for those who want to change their lives. When children catch on to the excitement, parents should make sure their resolutions are appropriate and fun.

    Nanci Olesen is the director of the Mayflower Early Childhood Center in South Minneapolis; a Montessori preschool program for children aged 16 months to six years old.

    Nanci stops by The Morning Blend regularly to talk about family and parenting issues, and she talked recently with Ron Thums about families and resolutions.

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    Feeling stressed out, sick, or anxious? Not sure what your next move should be-or why your thinking is so cloudy? Time to get out of your head and into your body, that brilliant vehicle that is communicating with you all the time. Your body not only knows what you truly want; it can help you handle any situation you find yourself in. Unfortunately, most of us never learned how to read our body’s clues—and as a result, we go through life disconnected from our true desires, acting instead in accordance with what the world wants from us. This book shows you how to stop overthinking every decision and start living a life in which happiness and fulfillment are the natural byproducts of being true to yourself. This step-by-step guide shows you how to unlock your body’s natural intelligence, free your mind of negative thoughts, and map your path to greater satisfaction. You’ll learn how your body can help you:

    Erase self-doubt
    Expand your awareness
    Make better decisions
    Improve your relationships
    Find your passion and purpose
    Boost your health and well-being

    Health Notes Airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

  • KFAI wishes to thank Anchor Fish & Chips for generously donating two $50.00 gift certificates to two lucky donors who make a tax-deductible contribution by the end of today! Join or renew your membership on-line to be entered into the drawing to win!

    We're excited to share some of the neat happenings member support helped make possible in 2014: 


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  • As the old year ends and a new year begins, the passage of time is on our minds.  

    We check the time on cell phones, computer monitors, watches and wall clocks, marking its rhythms in days, weeks, months and years.

    But what is time apart from a system humans devised to give a sense of order to our existence?

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