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  • Andrea Jenkins is an award winning African-American trans activist, writer, artist and performer who will host the first Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit in Minneapolis. The Summit will serve as an introduction to the Minneapolis Trans* Workgroup process and provide a mid-point update to the community regarding the work outcomes to date.

  • Andrea Jenkins is an award winning African-American trans activist, writer, artist and performer who will host the first Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit in Minneapolis. The Summit will serve as an introduction to the Minneapolis Trans* Workgroup process and provide a mid-point update to the community regarding the work outcomes to date.

  • Thank you to amazing local singer-songwriter Molly Maher and legendary musician Augie Meyers for coming by Freewheelin' this afternoon! Augie had some great words about community-oriented, music-lovin' stations like KFAI and the importance of keeping them around. You can't go wrong getting a Texas Tornado in the studio during the pledge drive!

    Give us a call @ 612 375 9030 to support free-form music and passionate public affairs programming today!

  • Holistic Spiritual Healing is by definition, the use of non-physical means to treat illness or affliction.  It treats the WHOLE person; physically, mentally emotionally and spiritually.  Holistic / Spiritual healing is a type of treatment that is generally considered to be classified as “alternative” or non-traditional even though this modality goes back for centuries through the world.  It takes the view that mo

  • This past Sunday in St. Paul, two thousand people shared a meal across a half-mile long table down the middle of a neighborhood street. 

    “Create: The Community Meal”, was the vision of  Frogtown artist Seitu Jones. 

    Jones and Public Art St. Paul received financial support for the meal from the Joyce Foundation of Chicago, which has made a commitment to promoting community-building works from artists of color in cities throughout the Great Lakes region.

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  • As KFAI heads into the start of its fall pledge drive on Wednesday, September 17, the station faces a fresh financial crisis. Without a major increase in revenue, KFAI will come up more than 100-thousand dollars short of its budgeted goal by the end of the year. 

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  • You may know Caroline Smith as a songwriter who's been around the Twin Cities for a few years, first as a solo artist, then with the Good-Night Sleeps, then as a solo artist again. Did you know the Detroit Lakes native has a new single out with fellow Twin Citian Lizzo which you might want to turn up for every young woman in your life? Smith joins Lizzo and friends for two shows at the end of the month at First Avenue to benefit The Women's Foundation of Minnesota.

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  • Robert Robinson’s musical profile in the Twin Cities is varied and impressive.

    He can sing gospel and has led a gospel choir for 20 years.

    He’s sung with the Minnesota Orchestra and pop-classical performer Lorie Line and folksinger Larry Long too. 

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  • Not that long ago, it was a romantic career ambition for many American journalists to be stationed at an international post, filing reports for a major media outlet.  But in recent years, large news organizations have shied away from the expense of having foreign correspondents in overseas capitals. 

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  • The Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis has been troubled by isolated cases of violence. 

    Wednesday night in Phillips a man died after being stabbed in an argument with another man.  

    Last June in the same neighborhood, a group of youth and staff at Little Earth of United Tribes were playing kickball at Cedar field when gunshots were fired nearby.    That incident launched an effort by the young people to create a positive response. 

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