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  • The Give Get Sistet will sing Thursday, Jan. 21 at Jazz Central, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – three of the members stopped by the Thursday Morning Blend to give a little preview. 

    This is Mankwe Ndosi, Jayanthi Kyle and Libby Turner. KFAI's Paul Brohaugh asked Libby Turner what holds this ensemble together.
  • KFAI's CD & Record Sale takes place this Saturday, January 23rd at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.  This is the perfect opportunity to add to your music collection and support community radio.

  • KFAI's CD & Record Sale takes place this Saturday, January 23rd at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.  This is the perfect opportunity to add to your music collection and support community radio.

  • Minneapolis is home to a number of organizations that focus their work on promoting racial equity in the city. Recently, they combined their efforts under the name “OUR MINNEAPOLIS” to announce their intention to issue “report cards”. These regular reports are intended to evaluate the city, the schools and the parks district on the topic of racial equity.  KFAI's Rico Morales has a report. 


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  • Minneapolis’ own “The Anonymous Choir” is perhaps a bit different than other choirs; their website simply says “we sing your favorite songs.” The 15-piece women’s choir has recorded an entire version of the Neil Young record “After the Gold Rush,” and now they’ve just released a 12-inch vinyl record of ten Leonard Cohen songs.

  • In front of a standing room only crowd, the Minneapolis School Board met on the evening of January 12th in North Minneapolis and voted to end its negotiations with Sergio Paez to be the district’s next Superintendent.

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  • KFAI, in partnership with the James J. Hill Library, invites you to our new world music series "The World Live! at The Hill" –  Each month will celebrate the diversity of music and the people of Minnesota.

  • KFAI ­ International Women’s Day 2016

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  • This month, the artwork of international illustrator Sue Coe, local painter Nancy Robinson, and the anonymous NYC art collective Guerrilla Girls will be featured at Instinct Art Gallery on Nicolett.  KFAI's Ryan Dawes spoke with Katie and Blaine Garrett, the curators of, about this event plus other visual arts events taking place throughout the Twin Cities.   

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  • A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it “ADHD,” “scatter brain,” or “brain fog.” And some people simply say they “just don’t feel like themselves”—and haven’t for a long time.

    People are thinking and feeling worse than ever. Why? Because our brains are not getting the support they need to produce the essential brain chemicals that keep us energized, calm, focused, and inspired. In fact, if you look at the way that most of us live, it’s almost as though we had chosen a lifestyle deliberately intended to undermine our brain chemistry.

    Fortunately, there is a solution. The Brain Fog Fix is a three-week program designed to help you naturally restore three of your brain’s most crucial chemicals: serotonin, dopamine, and cortisol. Rebalancing these three brain chemicals will, in turn, enable the rest of your brain’s chemistry to reach optimal levels. You will find yourself thinking more clearly, remembering more accurately, learning more quickly, and unleashing the floodgates of your creativity. You will also find yourself feeling more optimistic, calm, energized, connected, and inspired.

    The good news is that this is easier than you think. Instead of trying to ambitiously overhaul one aspect of your life entirely with some difficult-to-maintain resolution, begin by making small and achievable changes in many different areas of your life.

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