Recent News

  • A few weeks ago, the National Bioneers Conference took place in California. Over the weekend of October 24th, and 25th, the satellite version of this conference on sustainability, was broadcast here in Minneapolis. KFAI’s Amanda Balagur attended the Northland Bioneers Conference and spoke to one of its founders, Oake Gregory.

    11-04-09

  • A demonstration is set to take place this Sunday at the Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park. The demonstration is a backlash to the invitation to Condoleeza Rice to be a part of the speaker’s series. KFAI’s Roger Huelsnitz interviewed a member of the synagogue, Phil Freshman, who believes Rice should not be invited to speak.

    11-04-09

  • We feature Unlovable Flamenco on this segment of Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Half-Hour of Flamenco. I’m talking about the pure stuff – flamenco before it got mixed up with world music – and we’ve got some of the great old gals singing it. It’s the kind of singing that drove my father from the room faster than Joan Baez – but then Dad was a fan of Eartha Kitt and Peggy Lee.

  • In St. Paul, voters approved Instant Runoff Voting for future city elections 52% to 47%.

  • In St. Paul, voters approved Instant Runoff Voting for future city elections 52% to 47%.

  • In St. Paul, voters approved Instant Runoff Voting for future city elections 52% to 47%.

  • There is an international movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel for occupying Palestinian lands, inspired by the worldwide movement against the South African apartheid system.

  • Minneapolis and St. Paul voters are casting their ballots for various local offices today, but St. Paul is also voting on whether to adopt a new voting system, Instant Runoff Voting, while Minneapolis is testing it out for the first time. KFAI’s Asa Diebolt and Robert O’Connor report.

    11-03-09

  • For some people, instant runoff voting was the most exciting part of today’s ballots in Minneapolis and St. Paul. KFAI reporter Young Shin Park attended a public forum on the pros and cons of the new voting method in St. Paul, whose residents are voting on whether or not to adopt the system. Minneapolis will soon find out whether they like it or not.

    11-03-09

  • John Jorgenson, one of the leader’s of the Gypsy Jazz revival, will do a phone interview with Larry Englund on Rhythm and Grooves Tuesday, November 3 (10:30 PM – Midnight). Jorgenson co-founded the award-winning Desert Rose Band with Chris Hillman.

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