Arts & Culture

Tune into MinneCulture on Wed, Feb 9 at 7:30pm for a special on Cornbread Harris: the Man & the Music.

At 83-years-old, Cornbread Harris still gigs regularly in the Twin Cities.

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Harriet Washington studies and writes about medical ethics, tackling the question of what impact doctors and their work have on society and what is good and what is evil about some of the things the m

A new documentary film exposes the human and environmental costs of that Black Gold – oil. Lydia Howell has a review.


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Produced by KFAI’s Diane Richard and Todd Melby, Death’s Footprint is a documentary on the environmental consequences of traditional burial and funeral practices.

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Critics have showered the film Juno with the kind of praise every screenwriter dreams about.

Indigenous people are finding ways to revive their cultural traditions by expressing them through art. Intermedia Arts has an exhibition running through January, Dimensions of Indigenous. Lydia Howell has a review.

Hear the entire interview with curator Jerry Lopez on KFAI’s Catalyst, Friday, December 11th at 11am.

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Laurent Cantet, director of the acclaimed French film, THE CLASS, is interviewed by Caryl Minnetti on the program of Sunday, February 15,8:30-9:30 P.M. The film follows the experiences of Francois (played by Francois Begaudeau, who wrote the screenplay based on his own experiences) and his fellow teachers as they prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighborhood.

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North Minneapolis High School student Sade Ogundiran recently won the National History Day competition at the state level and subsequently competed and won at the national level in Washington D.C.

After thirty years as a journalist in such exotic locales as Hong Kong, Tokyo and London, Douglas McGill, a native of Rochester, was ready to come home.

As part of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Global Media, Diasporic Cultures speaking series, Dr.