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.


828 Pieces

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Sledding is a part of Minnesota culture. If you grew up here, chances are you've flown down a hill at top speed--and were hopefully lucky enough to...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Dakota people consider Minnesota their birthplace. But the U.S./Dakota War of 1862 and the exile of Dakota from their homeland and culture has put ...

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:27
Caption: Ojibwe elder Sharon Day
Ojibwe Elder Sharon Day was born and raised in Minnesota. As a Midewin, part of her spiritual practice is to care for water. In 2003 Sharon Day, Jo...

Bought by WAMC, KSRQ, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 3
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For more than 50 years, the Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band has been piping, drumming and dancing its way through the Twin Cities. Band members of all a...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:03
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Music making has mass appeal, but what if you couldn't sing? Or speak? Lifeworks' services for people with disabilities includes an innovative musi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Minnesota Opera recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. A cornerstone of the state's arts community, the company commissions new work and run...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
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The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional, nonprofit chamber orchestra that offers free concerts and educational programs in and around the Twin Cit...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:44
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Twin Cities’ Nightpath Theatre Company was founded in 2005 by artistic director Maggie Scanlan. The company presents classic dramas in an accessibl...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:22
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Monica Haller served as a nurse at Abu Ghraib prision in Iraq. A Minnesota artist, she also designed software for servicemen and women to share the...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
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Spirit on Lake is an affordable housing development for LGBT seniors in Minneapolis. Scheduled to open in fall 2013, the project is the brainchild ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 2012 Slam Team: L-R: Kait Rokowski, coach Sam Cook, Guante, Shane Hawley, Khary Jackson and Hieu Nguyen
Each month, slam poets take the stage at bars around the Twin Cities to compete for local acclaim and audience approval. Each year, a handful of lo...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:54
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Minnesota has one of the country's best state park systems, which got a considerable boost in 2010 with the addition of Lake Vermilion State Park. ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KUMD


  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Construction of the Central Corridor light rail to connect downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul is well under way. Since its inception, the p...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 03:32
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KFAI producer Sabrina Crews explores a vegan-friendly Twin Cities by talking to advocates who support animal rights and the environment. Locals sha...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:11
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Upstream Arts is a unique theater company that teaches social and communication skills to youth and adults with disabilities. KFAI producer Dixie T...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:53
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Feline Rescue is a nonprofit, volunteer-run cat shelter in Saint Paul. Head volunteer Jocelyn LaBerge tells KFAI's Sabrina Crews how a troubled eco...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:43
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The Chalice is a young hip-hop collective garnering accolades for dynamic music that champions female empowerment. The trio, featuring Lizzo, Sophi...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 05:11
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Since the discovery of electricity, artists have been experimenting with science and music, creating machines that synthesize acoustic sounds. Elec...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 04:51
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The Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery is the oldest existing cemetery in Minneapolis. Since the first burial in 1853, the cemeter...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 03:56