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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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663 Pieces

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

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

Latest Pieces

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The Minnesota River is a tributary that flows into the the Mississippi River at Fort Snelling. In 1930, Eric Sevareid and Walter Port followed the ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:07
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The Givens Foundation was established in 1972 to provide academic scholarships for black youth. In 1985, the Foundation collaborated with the Unive...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:05
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The Day Services program at Mt. Olivet Church in South Minneapolis is unique in that it combines childcare with its senior center to create what ad...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
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After establishing himself as "King Mini"--a premiere mini-comic and poster artist--Vincent Stall has taken his inimitable style and vision to long...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Sam Jasmine with the Audio Dart Master
Sam Jasmine is an avid dart player, who also happens to be blind. In 2009 she invented the Audio Dart Master, a talking dartboard for the visually ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: zAmya Theater Project cast
Founded in 2004 by Lecia Grossman, and under the direction of Maren Ward, zAmya Theater Project is a unique theater group comprised of performers w...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:34
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Three years after being sold, Northwest Airlines has been completely erased from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. For years the 1928...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:51
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The Great Falls, dubbed “St Anthony Falls” by Father Louis Hennepin, evolved during the Ice Age and became the birthplace of Minneapolis. A spiritu...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2012
  • Length: 26:46
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Minnesota State Capitol Correspondent Marty Owings previews the 2012 Legislative session with Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi on the KFAI Weekly N...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2012
  • Length: 23:19
Caption: Servant's Kitchen at James J. Hill House, site of Gremlin Theatre's production of "After Miss Julie", Credit: Minnesota Historical Society
If all the world’s a stage — as Shakespeare once wrote — why are most plays confined to traditional theaters? There are practical reasons, of cours...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 04:34