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

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

Latest Pieces

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Rob DeMarais disassembled his first drum kit when he was 12. Decades later he's still reconstructing and repairing trap sets, and is recognized as ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:00
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Does Islam require Muslim women to wear a hijab or head covering? Many people think the answer is yes. Others aren't so sure. Zuhur Ahmed, host of ...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 04:49
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The Twin Cities Youth Farm and Market Project empowers young people through environmental stewardship, farming and community outreach. What started...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:23
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Minneapolis has the longest skyway system in the United States, and a severe climate that encourages interior walks many months of the year. City p...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Rogue Buddha Gallery has become famous for its haunting artwork and talented contributors. One of the first hot spots to turn Northeast Minneapolis...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
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The Twin Cities is home to a wide variety of independently owned clothing stores, including many thrift stores and retro shops. Vintage fashion is ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:22
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If you fidget in movies, bored by two-dimensional images, maybe you're ready for something now. Perhaps something like "A Machine To See With," an ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:49
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Kramarczuk's Deli has been hand-making Eastern European-style sausages for decades. In the 1940s, Wasyl and Anna immigrated to the United States fr...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
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Works Progress is a group of Twin Cities "changemakers": artists and professionals who strive for progress by creating platforms for creative peopl...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
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Charles Ingebretsen, a Norwegian immigrant, opened several stores during his lifetime, but the one the iconic shop that has endured sits at the cor...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:10