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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

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Caption: Mimi Holmes and her hen.
Urban chicken coops are on the rise. Some city dwellers raise hens for their eggs, others harvest the birds for meat. KFAI's Sabrina Crews intervie...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Nicole Smagleck with Barabaig men in Tanzania.
Nicole Smagleck has traveled extensively to Tanzania and East Africa. During one trip, she met an elder tribal woman who suggested she bring Tanzan...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
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Quatrefoil Library is a GLBT lending library in St. Paul, founded by Dick Hewetson and David Irwin. It was named after the 1950 James Barr novel, Q...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 07:18
Caption: Eric Howell, Credit: Michael Cannon
Mounds View resident Eric Howell is a film-industry stunt man who also acts, writes and directs. But Howell does more than leap from buildings and ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:10
Caption: Discovering wild mushrooms.
Most people have probably never cooked with fiddle ferns and cattails, but each year at the Wild Food Summit, food enthusiasts gather to forage and...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:52
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Caption: Tom Peterson talks mushrooms at the St. Paul farmers market.
Tom Peterson is known to many as "the mushroom man." For years he has been hunting and gathering fungi, and teaching people about the multiple, hea...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Think of Nye's Polonaise Room in Northeast Minneapolis and you're likely to conjure up a swanky supper club, piano bar and polka lounge. Opened in ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:12
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Ruth Adams had been the accordionist for The World's Most Dangerous Polka Band at Nye's Polonaise Room for 35 years, when she passed away in March ...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Beginning in September, Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre is taking an unusual approach to ticket pricing by offering free admission to patrons on a...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:58
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Caption: Steve Novak and Leonard Novak, Sky-Vu Drive-in, Warren, Minnesota, Credit: Todd Melby
They had names like The Cinebuff, the Bronco, The Maple Leaf, The Sunset. They were the drive-in movie theaters of Minnesota. Once, there were more...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2011
  • Length: 27:23
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