This month, the artwork of international illustrator Sue Coe, local painter Nancy Robinson, and the anonymous NYC art collective Guerrilla Girls will be featured at Instinct Art Gallery on Nicolett.  KFAI's Ryan Dawes spoke with Katie and Blaine Garrett, the curators of MPLSArt.com, about this event plus other visual arts events taking place throughout the Twin Cities.   

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KFAI will celebrate Black History Month (BHM) with a special day of programming on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  The station is looking for dynamic programming – produced by African Americans – that addresses our nation's history as it has been made and lived by black Americans.

St. Thomas University law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is a tireless advocate for social justice.  She plays a leadership role in Black Lives Matter – Minneapolis, and last spring members of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP selected Levy-Pounds to be the organization's President.  Since then she has been front-and-center in Minnesota's ongoing conversation about racial disparities in economics, employment, education and law enforcement.  

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Go on a culinary journey with Terry Walters—a leader of the clean-food movement. In this seasonal cookbook and lifestyle guide, Walters inspires us with more of her award-winning recipes. Rediscover the unique tastes of spring, summer, fall and winter, and gain insight into everything from preserving the harvest to natural cleansing and tonics for immune support. Delicious gluten-free, vegan recipes that everyone will love include Grilled Avocado with Peach Tomato Salsa, Crunchy Quinoa and Cabbage Salad, and Coconut Cacao Energy Bars.

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Do you like science? Do you like beer? Wish you could mix them safely? Then you might want to check out Café Scientifique, a monthly series of happy hour talks about scientific research and theories presented by the Bell Museum of Natural History at the Bryant Lake Bowl.

 

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Efforts to craft a global accord to combat climate change have stumbled with the U.N. COP 21 summit now extended by a day to overcome stubborn divisions.

Minnesotans and Minnesota-based organizations are among the participants and observers in Paris.

 

Janet Brown, of Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, spoke with KFAI's Rico Morales on the Friday Morning Blend.

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Who of us hasn’t searched their life and asked themself, if only I could express these events in the form of a tragic Mexican ballad? Well, if you attend a workshop on Saturday, December 12, you will be one step closer to doing that. Juan Dies of the award-winning Sones de Mexico Ensemble has been traveling the United States, teaching workshops on the Corrido.  Saturday, he will be leading one in St. Paul. It's 10 a.m.

Hope Community spent the last two and a half years speaking with more than 400 Phillips Neighborhood residents about issues of food, land, and health justice. Their stories helped inform a report called Feed the Roots that that Hope will release Friday December 11 at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Community members will also perform sections of The SOUL Food Monologues, a collection of personal narraitves about food justice directed by activist Ladonna Redmond.

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Macalester Junior Forest Redlin is part of a student delegation that spent last week in Paris for COP21, the UN Climate Change Conference. Redlin's group was there to take in worldwide movements to fight against climate change and to participate in a Fast for the Climate, a protest made more symbolic after France banned large demonstrations following last month's terrorist attacks in Paris.

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What are your UNSEEN FRIENDS telling you?

YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Every one of us has a divine support team just waiting to help us create the life of our dreams. Your higher self, future self, guardian angel, subconscious mind, soul, and spirit, as well as God and The Goddess, are always by your side, ready to share their messages of love, light, and possibility. The messages in this book are channels through which you can access their wisdom, ask for their help, and begin to remember what you really came to Earth to do: create the very best possible life.

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