KFAI

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KFAI is a volunteer-based, community radio station that broadcasts information, arts and entertainment programming. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, and fosters the values of democracy and social justice within its listening area. KFAI is a non-commercial FM radio station operating on 90.3 FM in the Minneapolis area and 106.7 FM in the St Paul area. KFAI is governed by a volunteer community board of directors, managed by a small paid full time and part time staff, and operated by a dedicated volunteer staff of over 300.

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Local arts, culture, history and environmental features made possible by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2015
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  • Updated: Oct 18, 2013
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A look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862. A feature produce by ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities.

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  • Updated: Aug 29, 2012
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International Human Rights a project produced by KFAI and the University of Minnesota Institute for Global Studies.

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  • Updated: Apr 25, 2011
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Highlights from the KFAI News Department.

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  • Updated: Jan 20, 2012
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All KFAI Youth News Initiative stories are conceived, reported, and edited by the students with assistance from mentors and instructors. We hope you enjoy them!

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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2010
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KFAI's MinneCulture concert series featuring performances by Minnesota musicians, incluing Charlie Parr, Dalmar Yare, Kitten Forever and Heiruspecs.

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  • Updated: Apr 17, 2018
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Stories, documentaries and music about Minnesota's rich heritage of arts, culture and history. All audio airs on KFAI, SoundCloud, Ampers.org, PRX and KFAI's MinneCulture page on Facebook. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2016
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KFAI's MinneCulture, now available as a podcast.

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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: Members of the Subversive Sirens synchronised swim team., Credit: Erin Sharkey
The Subversive Sirens are a Minnesota synchronized swim team that blends art, activism, and a deep love of Prince. KFAI’s Nancy Rosenbaum produced ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:02
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A tiny Minnesota company tried to make a business out of selling spicy, beef pastries to local Somalis. But folks in that community wanted to make ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: Katie Thorton faces her fear of pain., Credit: Todd Melby
As a teenager, KFAI's Katie Thorton contracted Lyme Disease. The autoimmune disorder seldom ceases to cause her pain in her arms, neck and back. An...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:47
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Asian-American women are expected to be submissive and quiet. The Funny Asian Women Kollective — also known as FAWK — is out to change that and get...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: Pete Girard leads a laughter yoga class in Minneapolis., Credit: Emily Bright
Forget downward dog. The new yoga is laughter yoga. KFAI's Emily Bright took her microphone to a class to listen in on the yucks, guffaws and yes, ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
Caption: Maya Wooley, aspiring musician inside a recording studio at Hennepin County Library in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Credit: Todd Melby
Sure, the library has books. But the Hennepin County Library in Brooklyn Park is also home to a recording studio. And inside that studio, one young...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
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The writer and performer May Lee-Yang is best known for "Confessions of a Lazy Hmong Woman," a play that smashes stereotypes about what it means to...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:47
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Caption: Jason Vang on the upright bass., Credit: Hopewell Music Cooperative North
Prince and Jimmy Jam both hailed from North Minneapolis. Hopewell Music Cooperative North isn't out to create another rock star, but rather to prov...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Caption: Ifran Mansour
Ifrah Mansour is an artist who doesn't limit herself to a single medium. One of her creations is featured in the "I Am Somali" exhibit at the Minne...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Although sometimes called Dessa's "secret weapon of harmony," Aby Wolf is a powerhouse in her own right. In this "Live from Minnesota" performance ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:24