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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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.

  • From: KFAI
  • 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!

  • From: KFAI
  • 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.

  • From: KFAI
  • 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: Model Fatima Cocci
Models are the beautiful people--their images fill magazines, billboards and television screens. Beauty is subjective, but deciding which images se...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: Dean Brewington & Lila Ammons
Lila Ammons grew up in Chicago--one of the hotbeds of American music. Trained in classical music, she was never far from her family roots in jazz. ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Guante
Guante is a spoken word and hip-hop artist, progressive activist, and educator from St. Paul. He curates the "Hip Hop Against Homophobia" concert s...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Alissa Barthel of Punk Rawk Labs
Punk Rawk Labs is a Minneapolis-based company specializing in living cuisine. Owner Alissa Barthel graduated with the inaugural class of the Matthe...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 05:13
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X-ray and CAT-scan machines are part of today's medical landscape, but have you heard of the Orgone Energy Accumulator? Psychograph? Or Prostate Gl...

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  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 03:58
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Caption: L to R: Jennifer Markey, Frank Randall, Katy Vernon, Jim Walsh
Twin Cities’ musician Bob Dunlap is known to most of his friends and fans as “Slim.” Dunlap played with the Replacements and released two solo CDs ...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 26:06
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Symbolical Head is a storytelling event and panel discussion at DreamHaven Books in Minneapolis, featuring Will Alexander, Barth Anders, David J Sc...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 40:02
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The Cory Wong Quartet performs at the Artists’ Quarter Jazz Club in downtown St. Paul. The band features Cory Wong, Kevin Gastonguay, Andy Schuster...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Some people believe that Coldwater Spring has been flowing for more than 10,000 years. Located south of Minnehaha Park on the former Bureau of Mine...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:07
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Tish Jones is the Community Engagement Director for the St Paul Almanac, and Executive Director of TruArtSpeaks. She began performing at age 14, an...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 04:47