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Brenda Bell Brown: art as  a natural part of everyday life

Brenda Bell Brown: art as a natural part of everyday life

Apr. 4 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Writer, performer and visual artist Brenda Bell Brown, renowned Twin Cities fixture, utilizes the concepts of art and culture as more than an aesthetic pursuit. She successfully realizes them as a community...

Passion for Black history, culture leads couple to found company

Passion for Black history, culture leads couple to found company

Feb. 19 | Liberation Clothing and Gifts and Black History Expo result   By Isaac Peterson, III Contributing Writer   About two years ago, Karla said to her husband Anthony, “Now is the time to start our own business,” and Liberation Clothing...

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Feb. 14 |   Through Wed., Feb. 20   Thursday, February 14   7 pm — Saakumu West African Drum and Dance Troupe Performance, Sundin Music Hall, Hamline Univ., 1531 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul The Saakumu Drum and Dance Troupe is one of the leading traditional...

Janis Lane-Ewart leaves KFAI — Station struggles to increase online and airwave audiences

Janis Lane-Ewart leaves KFAI — Station struggles to increase online and airwave audiences

Dec. 5 |       By Sheila Regan Contributing Writer     As if to complete the trifecta, this week Janis Lane-Ewart became the third female executive director of a Twin Cities community media institution to leave her position, following...

Janis Lane-Ewart: Twin Cities’ only Black female station manager

Janis Lane-Ewart: Twin Cities’ only Black female station manager

Nov. 14 | KFAI expands audience though Somali-oriented programming, social media By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Music always has been a part of Janis Lane-Ewart’s life; rhythm and blues was the norm in her home while growing up in Chicago. Although her...

2012 Black History Month Calendar of Events

2012 Black History Month Calendar of Events

Feb. 8 |     Saturday, February 11 11 am — The Spirit of the Blues, Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley Celebrate Black History Month as KFAI’s Lady Griot uses storytelling and live music to show the roots blues have in the music...