Arts & Culture

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.

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DISABLED AND PROUD is the radio show that brings you insights into, ideas about and discussions of disability topics. 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.

Echo Chamber - Around The World In Dub Vol 7 & 8

_*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.

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Fresh Fruit, the longest running weekly 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.  

 

Jumping borders of language, culture and heritage, Doug Cain brings music from around the globe - with occasional commentary on events and issues. You can get a hold of him thru e-mail at .

"Come to the Circle" is the tag line of this show, Global Roots, KFAI's newest offering of world and electic music. It features the very best that KFAI has to offer by blending music styles to create a sound that reflects of all the world's tribes. Each program host has contributed music to this show that is representative of what their show offers, so Global Roots resonates with the variety and diversity we showcase at KFAI.

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