Recent News

  • Tuesday, February 3rd, tune in to Dig Up the Roots at 9 am, for a special show about ‘toons. Greg recently spoke with local cartoon historian Tim Fay about cartoon music. This show will feature examples of music from the early years of animated film, and much more. Catch it live or archived here:node/56!

  • Cafe Intifada, which has been described as interactive political theater relaying the situation of life on the ground under Israeli Occupation, opens this weekend at the Bedlam Theater. KFAI’s Lydia Howell spoke to writer and director Flo Razowsky.

    January 29, 2009

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  • The Minneapolis City Council is currently reviewing a charter amendment that would abolish the Minneapolis Parks Board. Speaking in favor of the amendment is City Council Member, Paul Ostrow, who explains to KFAI reporter, Michelle Alimoradi, the inefficiencies of having the park authority separate from the City Council.

    January 29, 2009

  • On February 3, 2009 at 7:30pm on Disabled and Proud, Christina Cotruvo will be talking about her audio music reading service No-C-Notes. This music reading service replaces Braille music notation for the blind.

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  • 22 year old Texas Native, David McKay, is on trial this week. He is charged with manufacturing and possessing explosives intended for use at the Republican National Convention. Lisa Fithian, an Austin, Texas, resident and longtime community organizer, came to to Minneapolis to show her support for McKay.

  • The US House of Representatives approved an $819 billion dollar economic stimulus bill on January 12, 2009. The bill is similar to a stimulus package proposed by President Obama. The vote was 244 to 188, with most Republicans voting against the bill.

  • The Capri Theater in North Minneapolis is a central piece to the West Broadway revitalization effort. In the midst of a major fundraising campaign, the theater’s renovation plans were unveiled yesterday. KFAI’s Elena Erofeeva reports.

  • Tune in to Womenfolk Sunday, February 1st as Pam K and her roots/bluegrass band Switched At Birth play live, previewing their performance that night at 7 pm as part of KFAI’s monthly Womenfolk Live concert series:node/14692 at Gethsemane Church, located at 905 4th Ave. S.

  • The Twin Cities’ own Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins will be visiting with Harold on House Party:node/74 on Wednesday, January 28th at 5 pm.

  • Thursday, January 29th at 11 am ground-breaking author Erica Jong talks with Write on Radio hosts Ian and Lynette about her newest book, a collection of poetry called Love Comes First.