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.


826 Pieces

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The handsaw is not just a carpenter’s tool--it’s also a musical instrument. The saw makes an eerie sound similar to a violin or a woman’s voice. K...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Grant and family., Credit: Star Tribune
David Grant is a Twin Cities-based screenwriter and playwright. He's been commissioned by the Minnesota Historical Society, Mixed Blood Theater and...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Frogtown is a St. Paul neighborhood built largely by immigrants. Years ago, Germans settled in the area, living and working around University Avenu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Café Southside in Minneapolis is a unique café that combines organic food and community engagement. Owners Roxanne Anderson and Anna Meyer are both...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 1
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On August 1, 2007, the 35W bridge collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145 others. To mark the 5th anniversary of the tragedy, local poet Todd...

Bought by KVSC and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 04:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shanell McCoy
Pave the Way Project is an initiative that addresses domestic violence among young people. Seven teenage artists from around the country are singin...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Urban Spectrum Theatre Company is a unique Minneapolis-based troupe. Founded in 1974 by artists, performers and residents, it's a multi-cultural, m...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Secret Stash Records is an independent record label in Minneapolis. Founded in 2009 by then-23-year-old Eric Foss, its special reserve collection f...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In the early 1940s, the need for Japanese translators in the Pacific was growing. With few soldiers proficient in Japanese, a language school to in...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Walker Community United Methodist Church was built in 1909 in south Minneapolis at 31st Street and 16th Avenue South. Named after Thomas Barlow Wal...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matthew Sanford teaches adaptive yoga in Minneapolis.
About 20 million people currently practice yoga in the United States. Recently, Yoga Journal named the Twin Cities among the top 10 most yoga-frien...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Yoga is becoming increasing popular--nearly 20 million people practice in the Untied States. Nan Gane Arundel and Jessica Rosenberg are yoga instru...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1
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At McNally-Smith College of Music in St. Paul, the student and community ensemble Improvestra was conceived by Chris Cunningham, the school's Direc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Situated on the corner of 1st Street and First Avenue in Minneapolis, the stately brick building now called Aria was once home to Theatre de la Jeu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The Minnesota gray wolf, also called the timberwolf, is a symbol of the Northland. Featured in artwork, on logos, and as the state’s basketball mas...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Friends Bookstore in Minneapolis is a treasure trove of gently used and inexpensive books. Operated by the Friends of the Library, books are ac...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:49
  • Purchases: 1
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The Joyful Noise Choir includes 19 clients from Lifeworks—a Minnesota nonprofit organization serving people with disabilities. One of four music th...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:53
  • Purchases: 1
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For more than 30 years, Larry Havluck has been a busker, or street musician, performing in downtown Minneapolis skyways, on the U of M campus, and ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
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In the basement of a Powderhorn Park duplex, original artwork is displayed in a fully functional printmaking studio—the home base of Living Proof p...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Max Gold is not your typical truck driver. Like many young people these days he’s had a hard time finding a job—even with a college degree. Tired o...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:53
  • Purchases: 1