A documentary exploring the evolution of polka music in Minnesota, from World War II to today. This program features the music of “Whoopee” John Wilfahrt, Polkicide, Father Frank Perkovich, the Andrews Sisters and many more. This program was produced by Carrie Swiggum for KFAI’s MinneCulture program.
“Interview with Florian Chmielewski’ and “Interview with Bill Czerniak,” Minnesota Polka Oral History Project, Minnesota Historical Society.
“Interview with Father Frank Perkovich,” Minnesota Discovery Center, Ironworld Development Corporation.
The Guerrilla Girls having been sticking it to the man for thirty years. They’re a feminist art collective that creates protest art aimed squarely at sexism in a male-dominated art world. But in a recent visit to the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) in Minneapolis, the Guerrilla Girls’ message didn’t ring true for many young artists. KFAI’s Lila Cherneff reports.