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  • The Give Get Sistet will sing Thursday, Jan. 21 at Jazz Central, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – three of the members stopped by the Thursday Morning Blend to give a little preview. 

     
    This is Mankwe Ndosi, Jayanthi Kyle and Libby Turner. KFAI's Paul Brohaugh asked Libby Turner what holds this ensemble together.
  • KFAI's CD & Record Sale takes place this Saturday, January 23rd at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.  This is the perfect opportunity to add to your music collection and support community radio.

  • KFAI's CD & Record Sale takes place this Saturday, January 23rd at the Eagles Club in Minneapolis.  This is the perfect opportunity to add to your music collection and support community radio.

  • Minneapolis is home to a number of organizations that focus their work on promoting racial equity in the city. Recently, they combined their efforts under the name “OUR MINNEAPOLIS” to announce their intention to issue “report cards”. These regular reports are intended to evaluate the city, the schools and the parks district on the topic of racial equity.  KFAI's Rico Morales has a report. 

     

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  • Minneapolis’ own “The Anonymous Choir” is perhaps a bit different than other choirs; their website simply says “we sing your favorite songs.” The 15-piece women’s choir has recorded an entire version of the Neil Young record “After the Gold Rush,” and now they’ve just released a 12-inch vinyl record of ten Leonard Cohen songs.

  • In front of a standing room only crowd, the Minneapolis School Board met on the evening of January 12th in North Minneapolis and voted to end its negotiations with Sergio Paez to be the district’s next Superintendent.

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  • KFAI, in partnership with the James J. Hill Library, invites you to our new world music series "The World Live! at The Hill" –  Each month will celebrate the diversity of music and the people of Minnesota.

  • Apply to host your own program on IWD! This year’s theme is Pledge for Parity, though programs do not necessarily have to fit with this theme. All local women are encouraged to apply. No experience is necessary, and new program hosts will be paired with a production mentor. See page for application!

  • KFAI ­ International Women’s Day 2016

    Pledge for Parity

    Thank you for your interest in submitting a program proposal for this year's International Women's Day (IWD)! Please review the information below to help in planning your program as your prepare your proposal. Email us at iwdcommitteekfai@gmail.com for clarity and/or additional questions.

  • 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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