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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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87 Counties | 87+ Stories is a series exploring Minnesota’s arts, culture and history, one county at a time. 87 Counties | 87+ Stories highlights the work of artists and musicians, documenting a specific event in the state’s history, exploring an offbeat cultural event or tradition and other stories related to arts, culture and history.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Nov 29, 2018
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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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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 07, 2019
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Listen to KFAI's MinneCulture podcast here: Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2rtEuJO Stitcher: bit.ly/2q9RQXE Radio Public: radiopublic.com/kfais-minneculture-6rOPbR

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  • Updated: Jul 24, 2018
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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Tom LaBlanc leads the Unholy Tour along Minneapolis' Franklin Avenue in 2018., Credit: Mike Rivard
Tom LaBlanc joined the American Indian Movement in 1970, just two years after its founding. Today, he's still active, performing politically-inspir...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Jess Hirsch of Women's Woodshop., Credit: Angela Lundberg
Jess Hirsch visited Sweden to learn how to carve spoons. Now she's an advocate of "slug slöjd," a clever artistic technique favoring axes and saws ...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 2
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What can an object reveal about interplanetary travel? Sculptor Sara Hanson created bio-scenic public art sculptures designed to share images betwe...

Bought by WAMC and Cards Against Humanity: The Good News Podcast


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dyani White Hawk, Credit: David Ellis
Dyani White Hawk is a Minneapolis-based artist who is Sičangu Lakota and European-American. She combines symbols and motifs from her heritage to cr...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Wanda Gag and her cat, Snoopy., Credit: Children's Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota Libraries
Decades before "Cat in the Hat," another children’s book surprised readers with its inventiveness. "Millions of Cats," by Minnesota's Wanda Gag, co...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Felino De la Peña, cira 1962
Most Cuban-Americans despise Fidel Castro. Not Felino De la Peña. The Minnesotan marched in the streets in support of the Cuban leader. And for tha...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 04:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Julie Schumacher just couldn't get enough of the caustic college professor readers love to hate. So she wrote a follow-up to her 2014 novel ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Djenane Saint Juste of Afoutayi Dance, Music, and Arts Company., Credit: Anna Stitt
In 2010, an earthquake shook Haiti, killing at least 200,000 people. In response, some Minnesota couples adopted Haitian children. That inspired a ...

Bought by Cards Against Humanity: The Good News Podcast, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Brian Laidlaw, poet and singer/songwriter., Credit: Ali Rogers of Prana Lens
Lacking rhyme and complete sentences, Brian Laidlaw's experimental poems are just plain hard for many people. But he's also a songwriter. And when ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jelloslave, Credit: Cameron Wittig
Jelloslave's music is powered by an eclectic mix of cellos, drums and the tabla. Painting vivid soundscapes across cultures and musical styles, Jel...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 26:11