Minnesota author Kao Kalia Yang says her father grew up in the jungles of Laos, with no shoes on his feet. She says:

“It was in the jungles that he met my mother and married her. He was nineteen years old when he crossed the Mekong River with my mother, my sister, and my grandmother, into Thailand where they waited in the refugee camp for a future to begin.”

 

Katherine Bergman is a local composer and one quarter of the Caprice Saxophone Quartet. She's also part of the Spitting Image Collective, a group of composers and performers who togtether create and critique their own music, as well as commissioning new works from other local composers.

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Looking at downtown Minneapolis today, it’s hard to imagine that there used to be a skid row where flophouses, cheap beer and muscatel were the order of the day.

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Patrick's Cabaret is having its "final" shows April 29 and 30 at its firehouse location on Minnehaha Avenue in South Minneapolis. The new location or locations are still speculative. 

KFAI's Paul Brohaugh spoke with Patrick Scully about the cabaret, and about his upcoming performance, which is called "30 Years in 30 Minutes."

Mujeres de Juarez will use a local theatre as a space to examine, reflect on, and speak about the femicides taking place in Juárez, Mexico.

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Kinshasha talks with Mike Robbins about his inspiring book, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken.
Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken” reminds us that God created each one of us for a unique purpose. We live in a world where the lines between fake and real have blurred. Mike Robbins shares a powerful conversation that teaches us how to access and express the realness you crave in your work, your relationships, and yourself.
Health Notes Airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

Kinshasha talks with Mike Robbins about his inspiring book, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken.
Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken” reminds us that God created each one of us for a unique purpose. We live in a world where the lines between fake and real have blurred. Mike Robbins shares a powerful conversation that teaches us how to access and express the realness you crave in your work, your relationships, and yourself.
Health Notes Airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

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