Arts & Culture

Host / Producer of Art Matters

Do the arts matter? Tune in to Art Matters every Wednesday night at 7pm and find out! Art Matters showcases the local arts community, including current events and arts-related discussions. Art Matters is the longest-running arts talk show in the Twin Cities.

If you have any comments or ideas for program topics, send information to Art Matters c/o KFAI or e-mail Marya Morstad at: "mgm@bitstream.net":mailto:mgm@bitstream.net

An internet-exclusive program pulling the best and the not-best of what you, the listeners, want everyone else to hear.

FRIDAYS,  9 AM, EXPANDED TO ONE HOUR  local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE NewspaperLydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.

*Cinema Shanty airs every Friday Morning during "KFAI Weekly News":https://www.kfai.org/node/30217 (9-10am), always in the last ten minutes of the show (between 9:50 and 10:00am). Also available via "podcast":http://www.kfai.org/podcasts

Cinema Shanty is the newly revamped film discussion show, formerly known as Movie Talk.

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DISABLED AND PROUD is the radio show that brings you insights into, ideas about and discussions of disability culture. Disabled and Proud is hosted each week by Sam.

If you wish to be added to the email list, email disabledandproud@tcq.net. No email addresses are shared.

_*It's a Worldwide DUB Affair Baby!*_

Join "Dr. StrangeDub":http://www.kfai.org/user/62 and DJ Baby Swiss (aka "Capt. 2much FreeTime":http://www.kfai.org/user/46) in the Echo Chamber your worldwide dub club.

The Filipino-American National News (FANN) is one of the only Filipino-American radio shows in the U.S. and airs every Sunday night from 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. Central Time on KFAI-Radio, 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM Saint Paul.

Co-hosted by Alan Bungue and Ramon Hough, FANN provides a platform to discuss and hear more about Filipino news, music, community events, and important issues affecting the Filipino community. You can also listen to interviews of Filipino community leaders, artists, activists, athletes, scholars, authors, musicians, etc.

Fresh Fruit, the longest running Queer radio show in the country, has been on KFAI Fresh Air Radio since 1978.
In 2013, Fresh Fruit celebrated its 35th birthday!

1st Thursdays: Host: Leigh Combs and guest hosts, regular youth spots, general topics

2nd Thursdays: Host: Roxanne Anderson and guest hosts, RARE Productions focus on Queer people of Color

3rd Thursdays: Hosts: Dixie Treichel & John Townsend and guest hosts, arts, entertainment, philosophy, politics, surprises

4th Thursdays: Hosts: Peter Gokey, Andy Birkey, Norman Strizek and guest hosts, politics, health, education, literature, spirituality

Gazillion Voices Radio features conversations between Kevin Haebeom Vollmers and guests who represent the adoptee, foster care, POC, immigrant, and LGBTQ communities.  Kevin and guests cover a variety of topics, including adoption, race, culture, identity, art, politics, performance, and social movements.  The program is a parntership between KFAI and Gazillion Voices magazine.  

 

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