10,000 Fresh Voices

Series produced by KFAI

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Local arts, culture, history and environmental features made possible by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

Local arts, culture, history and environmental features made possible by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


824 Pieces

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Nirmala Rajasekar is an award-winning musician specializing in South Indian Carnatic music. At the age of six she began training on the Veena-a plu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
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The U.S. Postal Service reports that people are writing fewer and fewer letters. Americans are, of course, increasingly turning to e-mail, texting,...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2011
  • Length: 04:20
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
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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
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
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
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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
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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...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
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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 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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Minnesota entrepreneur Lisa Nicholson broke into the salsa market in the mid-90s, with a fresh salsa appropriately dubbed "Salsa Lisa". Today you'l...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The United States ranks first internationally in soft drink consumption. At home, work, or out and about, Americans like to clasp a cold one--usual...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the late 1990s, Minneapolis chocolatier BT McElrath built a reputation on high-end truffles with unique savory accents, such as balsamic vinegar...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
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Jazz dance developed as a working-class art form in the early 20th century and represented longing, struggle and perseverance. Choreographers Erin ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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Savage Aural Hotbed is a local band that fuses musical styles with unconventional "instruments," including power tools and found objects. For more ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Horse and Rider
Artist Jim Denomie depicts politics, history and contemporary Native American issues using bold colors, big brush strokes and a heavy dose of satir...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:48
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The Twin Cities is known for its vibrant theater scene, but did you know that Minnesota leads the nation in accessible theater? In 2010, more than ...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Ivars Andrew Pelecis, Credit: Andy Bolex
In 2011, Minnesota filmmaker Mara Pelecis produced a documentary entitled, “Souvenirs—Healing After War.” The film focuses on challenges faced by ...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:12