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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667 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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The international phenomenon known as Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is a figure drawing session with burlesque and performance artists as models. W...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Charles Dwamina
In this three-part radio documentary, producers e.g. Bailey and Sha Cage explore Liberian history and the growth and development of the community i...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Memeneh George
In this three-part radio documentary, producers e.g. Bailey and Sha Cage explore Liberian history and the growth and development of the community i...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Salesman Joe Pavek had a dream: to create a broadcasting museum. That dream became a reality in 1988, when the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting opened ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vintage Music Company, Credit: Todd Melby
Lots of folks are into vinyl these days. Some people are even making mix tapes again. But if you really want to embrace obscure, seemingly dead med...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 15, 2011
  • Length: 27:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Most art galleries are governed by the rule of “look, but don't touch.” But at the Susan Hensel Gallery in South Minneapolis, visitors have hands-o...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2011
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Wilbur B. Foshay
It was called the Tower. It didn't need another name. The Foshay Tower, at its founding in 1929 and for nearly a half a century, reigned as the tal...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It was called the Tower. It didn't need another name. The Foshay Tower, at its founding in 1929 and for nearly a half a century, reigned as the tal...

Bought by KSRQ and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Andrea Jenkins is a poet, writer, performer, educator, and activist. She has been a part of the local poetry community for several years, earning a...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 05:30
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Minneapolis-born writer Lizz Winstead was working on a career in comedy when she left Minnesota in 1987 because, she says, “It was not the capital ...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1