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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656 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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  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Latest Pieces

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Exotik-a-GoGo is the house band at Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge in Northeast Minneapolis. Every Friday and Saturday they play in Shangri La from 7-11...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 27:25
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What could be better than brewing beer with your closest friends? Selling it as a wildly successful microbrew! One of the Twin Cities' up-and-comin...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:07
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If you're a painter, you can go to the store and buy oils or watercolors. But what if you're an artist obsessed with materials you can't buy at a s...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Beej Chaney of the Suburbs, at Jay's Longhorn Bar., Credit: Twin/Tone archives
The Twin Cities has had a vibrant music scene for decades, but in the early to mid-1970s there was almost no original music being performed. Only a...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, and KVSC


  • Added: May 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 5
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Innova Recordings was founded in 1982 as a contemporary record label. Located in St. Paul, it is part of the American Composers Forum and represent...

  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 04:57
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The distance from farm-to-table will be closer than ever with the opening of Tangletown's Wise Acre Eatery in South Minneapolis. Owners Dean Englem...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Sophia Shorai was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Minneapolis. A classically trained pianist, she began exploring jazz in her early teens, learning ...

  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 29:10
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The Twin Cities has had a vibrant music scene for decades, but in the early to mid-1970s there was almost no original music being performed. Only a...

Bought by KSRQ, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, and KVSC


  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 29:39
  • Purchases: 4
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Pipe organs at movie houses didn't completely disappear with the end of silent films. The Heights Theatre in Columbia Heights, Minnesota is home to...

  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 04:50
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Capoeira is a martial art created and practiced by runaway slaves in Brazil during Portuguese colonization. It's a combination of instrument playin...

  • Added: May 08, 2011
  • Length: 05:07