Arts & Culture

Tuesday, September 13th, Write On Radio:writeonradio talks with the Baroness Ruth Rendell about her new novel, The Vault. Rendell, whom Time magazine called “the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world” is considered one of the greatest crime fiction writers ever. Her remarkable career has spanned more than 40 years.

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V-Day Minneapolis continues the annual activism and performances to end violence against women and girls. KFAI’s Lydia Howell reports.


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On Tuesday, November 2nd, while you’re waiting for election results, tune in to Write on Radio! Alexander McCall Smith, author of many beloved novels of mystery and practical philosophy, including The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, featuring Precious Ramotswe, and also the Isabel Dalhousie series.

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Liberia has endured fourteen years of civil war and is finally beginning to return to normalcy.

The Republican National Convention is coming to the Twin Cities, and local artists have heeded the call: art is patriotic!

For a small investment, artists can showcase their creativity and charity in an ice house or Art Shanty: on the frozen Medicine Lake in Plymouth, Minnesota.

On Wednesday, January 16, the 8th Ward City Council Office of Minneapolis hosted an Arts Forum at the Pillsbury House Theater. KFAI’s Erin Vassilopoulos reports.

Minneapolis artist Peter Gross has been writing and illustrating comic books for over 20 years, mostly notably on the series THE BOOKS OF MAGIC and LUCIFER. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt spoke to him about his latest series, THE UNWRITTEN, which had its debut last week.


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Alongside the National Conference for Media Reform, the Asian American Theater Conference and the South Asian Theater Arts Movement hosted a national conference that brought people into the Twin Citie

Arthur Jackson, 57, is a Salvation Army bellringer at the Mall of America in Minneapolis who loves to sing when he rings.