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  • KFAI’s Benno Groeneveld will be covering next week’s Republican convention from a GLBT perspective. He recently spoke with two groups about their plans for the RNC: Outfront Minnesota and the Log Cabin Republicans. The latter group is the name for a group of gay and lesbian activists within the Grand Old Party. Here’s Benno Groeneveld.

    That’s KFAI Benno Groeneveld.

  • KFAI’s Benno Groeneveld will be covering next week’s Republican convention from a GLBT perspective. He recently spoke with two groups about their plans for the RNC: Outfront Minnesota and the Log Cabin Republicans. The latter group is the name for a group of gay and lesbian activists within the Grand Old Party. Here’s Benno Groeneveld.

    That’s KFAI Benno Groeneveld.

  • Tonight, Barack Obama formally accepts the Democratic nomination for president. As the first African-American to head a major party ticket, many black and white Americans are celebrating this moment. Some commentators are even suggesting that Obama’s candidacy means we are entering a post racial period, meaning that in the future, race won’t matter.

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

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

  • Autism rates for Somali children appear to be higher than for other ethnic groups. Somali-Americans make up about 6 percent of the Minneapolis Public School population. Yet the number of Somalis enrolled in the city’s early childhood autism programs totals about 17 percent.

  • Thursday, August 28th, Brian Malloy joins us to talk about his two newest books, Brendan Wolf and Twelve Long Months.

    In the second half of the show, Lynette Reini-Grandell talks with acclaimed poet Honor Moore about The Bishop’s Daughter: A Memoir. Honor Moore is one of this year’s Loft Mentors, and she will be reading in the Twin Cities next February.

  • DJ SLT will be spinning 2 sets for Next Element on friday, Sept 5th. Goth, industrial, 80’s new wave, and anything else. It will be just like listening to Across The Board, but with a dance floor.

    Also hear hosts DJ Nitrogen & DJ Noise spin through out the night. 2 for 1 drink specials from 10 – 11.

    Addmission is 18+ $8 & 21 + $6

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  • On Wednesday, August 27 from 2-5 am, Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss will park themselves at the Dub Club Tiki Bar for the annual Echo Beach dog days of summer special.

  • The Minneapolis City Council’s Committee of the Whole held a public hearing Wednesday, August 20 concerning the newly proposed Neighborhood Revitalization Program.

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