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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Mar 22, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


With Lydia

FRIDAYS, 1PM. 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.

CONTACT: 612-354-3762 lydiahowell@comcast.net


It's KFAI MEMBERSHIP DRIVE! Join today on CATALYST: call (612)375-9030 or online kfai (dot) org Celebrating ARTS & POLITICS: FRANK Theatre revives 1930s labor musical "THE CRADLE WITLL ROCK". The first & longest running group reaching women behind bars the WOMEN'S PRISON BOOK PROJECT. Humor is a weapon of turht-telling (& sanity) with BLACK & FUNNY, who's Improve Festival is MAR.22-24 in Minneapolis.

1:00 PM
Anne Feeney - Solidarity Forever
Anne Feeney Solidarity Forever
Union Maid www.annefeeney.com
1:05 PM
Interview: Frank Theatre presents "The Cradle Will Rock"

Wendy Knox, director and founder of FRANK THEATRE in Minneapolis/St. Paul, reviving the classic 1930s labor musical "The Cradle Will Rock" (now thru April 7, Gremlin Theatre, St. Paul. Why does this play still speak to us? and why produce it now? More info: www.franktheatre.org

1:20 PM
Charlie Parker - Now's the Time
Charlie Parker Now's the Time
Compact Jazz: Charlie Parker Verve
1:25 PM
Interview: Women's Prison Book Project (WPBP)

Sara Olson & Heidi Heise talk about the first & oldest organization connecting with incarcerated women across the U.S. Women in prison have access to far LESS resources of all kinds than men do--even as women are the FASTEST growing group being sent to prison. What inspired starting the group? what impact does it have? WPBP meets every SUNDAY (Noon to 3PM) to package up books for mailing and holds educational events throughout the year. Connect online with WOMEN'S PRISON BOOK PROJECT on FACEBOOK

1:45 PM
Interview: BLACK & FUNNY (Improve Festival MARCH 22-24, HUGE Theater, Minneapolis)

Discover the power of HUMOR with the founder of BLACK & FUNNY.

1:55 PM
El Vez - Power to the People
El Vez Power to the People
G.I. AY AY! Blues Big Pop