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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Dec 6, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Public Affairs

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

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HANUKKAH: MN Jewish Theatre Company

New production of "Hanukkah Lights In the Big Sky" plus Hanukkah songs from unexpected artists, MN storyteller Kevin Kling and comic John Oliver on "re-gifiting"

1:00 PM
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - 8 Days (Of Hannukah)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 8 Days (Of Hannukah)
It's a Holiday Soul Party A & M Records 2015
1:05 PM
Interview: Shelli Place, director of MN JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY production of "Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky" DEC.6-22

A 1993 hate crime against a Jewish family and how their town responds is the inspiration for this play--told through two young teens, one Jewish and one Christian. For more info about performances: minnesotajewishtheatre.org

1:15 PM
Special Segments: Cantor Gershon Yitzchol Sirota sings "Haneros Halolu"/"We Light THese Candles"

One of the most famous cantors of the 20th century--who waws killed in the Warsaw Uprising in WWII

1:23 PM
Interview: Shelli Place, director of MN JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY production of "Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky" DEC.6-22

continued interview

1:30 PM
Special Segments: Kevin Kling, Mn Storyteller, with a childhood memory "The Stars" from TPT
1:33 PM
Unger-Mason Family Band - Lights of Chanukah
Unger-Mason Family Band Lights of Chanukah
A Fiddler's Holiday With the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band Rounder Records
1:35 PM
Special Segments: Former "The Daily Show", now, host of "This Week" JOHN OLIVER on "re-gifiting"
1:39 PM
Barry Manilow - Count Your Blessings
Barry Manilow Count Your Blessings
In the Swing of Christmas (Bonus Track Version) Arista 2007
1:45 PM
Kevin Kling, MN storyteller - The Snow Day
Kevin Kling, MN storyteller The Snow Day
Decorations: a Gift of Music from Southdale Blue Light Music
1:55 PM
Peter, Paul & Mary - Light One Candle
Peter, Paul & Mary Light One Candle
A Holiday Celebration With the New York Choral Society Warner Records 1992