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  • Café Scientifique is a monthly series of happy hour talks at the Bryant Lake Bowl presented by the Bell Museum of Natural History. This month's presenter is Dr. Ted Labuza, Professor of Food Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He'll be talking about the physical properties of confections, and how sugar and water in various states affect candy. He stopped by the Monday Morning Blend and spoke with Xan Holston about what makes candy so unique.

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  • Program Proposals Requested – Monday Public Affairs

    KFAI is now accepting abstracts for a public affairs program to be placed in the Monday broadcast schedule.  You can apply online by following this link.

    This position is currently occupied by the program “Truth To Tell”.

  • "Community Radio" means you!

  • The In the Heart of the Beast Theater in South Minneapolis is known for some pretty wild performances involving giant puppets, so if any theater company was going to dramatize the creatures living in our basements and under our beds…this is what it might sound like. 

  • We often hear stories about the educational disparities between students who are white and students who are not white. Right now Minnesota students of color are not only far behind their white peers, but are graduating at some of the lowest rates in the country. 

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on FIRST PERSON RADIO Wednesday, March 9, 2016 as she talks with Lee Ann Tall Bear, Mdewankton/Sisseton Dakota and Arapaho.We’ll talk about her exceptional career, her children and some long battles as a descendant of His Red Nation (Little Crow) to gain greater recognition and respect for this great Dakota leader. She is pictured here with Mike Greeley and Della Eastman, direct decendents of His Red Nation.
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  • There will be a special meeting of the Fresh Air Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 9th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in Studio 5 at Fresh Air Radio, 1808 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454.

  • Every year, KFAI celebrated International Women's Day with special programming. Beginning at midnight this coming Tuesday, March 8th, tune in for 24 hours of programming made by local women! See the schedule below for a list of programs. And if you miss any of the programs, be sure to find them in the archive any day before March 22nd, 2016.


  • The Mixed Blood Theatre is just a block or two away from our KFAI world headquarters, and it has a new production opening Friday, March 4 – the show is called DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party. It appears to be something between a performace and … a dance party. Sara Lopez is part of the Mixed Blood’s Latino Advisory Council, and Jack Reuler is the theater’s artistic director. They spoke with Paul Brohaugh on the Thursday Morning Blend.