Recent News

  • On February 3, 2009 at 7:30pm on Disabled and Proud, Christina Cotruvo will be talking about her audio music reading service No-C-Notes. This music reading service replaces Braille music notation for the blind.

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  • 22 year old Texas Native, David McKay, is on trial this week. He is charged with manufacturing and possessing explosives intended for use at the Republican National Convention. Lisa Fithian, an Austin, Texas, resident and longtime community organizer, came to to Minneapolis to show her support for McKay.

  • The US House of Representatives approved an $819 billion dollar economic stimulus bill on January 12, 2009. The bill is similar to a stimulus package proposed by President Obama. The vote was 244 to 188, with most Republicans voting against the bill.

  • The Capri Theater in North Minneapolis is a central piece to the West Broadway revitalization effort. In the midst of a major fundraising campaign, the theater’s renovation plans were unveiled yesterday. KFAI’s Elena Erofeeva reports.

  • Tune in to Womenfolk Sunday, February 1st as Pam K and her roots/bluegrass band Switched At Birth play live, previewing their performance that night at 7 pm as part of KFAI’s monthly Womenfolk Live concert series:node/14692 at Gethsemane Church, located at 905 4th Ave. S.

  • The Twin Cities’ own Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins will be visiting with Harold on House Party:node/74 on Wednesday, January 28th at 5 pm.

  • Thursday, January 29th at 11 am ground-breaking author Erica Jong talks with Write on Radio hosts Ian and Lynette about her newest book, a collection of poetry called Love Comes First.

  • As the State, the City of Minneapolis, and Minneapolis Public Schools prepare to make deep budget cuts, they’re asking the public for help in determining where to downsize. KFAI reporter Anna Pratt asked Minneapolis City Council Member, Robert Lilligen, and Analyst Dane Smith, from the local think tank, Growth and Justice, whether people’s input really matters.

    January 27, 2009

  • Produced by KFAI’s Diane Richard and Todd Melby, Death’s Footprint is a documentary on the environmental consequences of traditional burial and funeral practices.

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  • Join hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit: Thursday January 29th from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm with special guest, Playwright Edward Albee. America’s leading playwright provocateur, now an octogenarian, Edward Albee always has new plays dancing in his head.

    A theatrical experimenter whose work jumps the boundaries of American drama.