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.


829 Pieces

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Caption: Hon Ki performs at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis., Credit: Hector Roberts
These Twin Cities musicians go beyond the metronome in their explorations of odd measures. Using uncommon time signatures or, in some cases, no tim...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: 'Scream It Off Screen' mascot. , Credit: Savannah Mealer
Your average film festival is usually a polite and respectful affair, but KFAI’s Mason Butler takes us on a visit to a new breed of monthly competi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Youa Chang and Tou Saik Lee
When Tou Saik Lee started out as a hip-hop and spoken word artist, he thought he was forging something new as a Hmong-American artist. Soon he real...

Bought by WAMC and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Songwriter Bailey "26" Cogan, Credit: Photo courtesy of Bailey "26" Cogan
Bailey “26” Cogan (They/Them) is the genderfluid leader, singer/songwriter and keyboardist for the Minneapolis band 26 BATS! Bailey resonates with ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge in Minneapolis, MN, Credit: Colleen Cowie
Many artists are familiar with the frustrating experience of performing “for exposure” or not being compensated fairly for their work. However, the...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Rolling Stones in Minneapolis , Credit: Fred Case
“When the Stones Came to Town: Rock 'n' Roll Photos from the 1970s” is a book by Fred Case and Eric Dregni, published by the Minnesota Historical S...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 06:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Minneapolis singer songwriter Lydia Liza, Credit: Sheila Regan
After bursting on the Twin Cities music scene as a teenager, singer songwriter Lydia Liza got a crash course in growing up. By her early 20s, she s...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Nur-D Quarantine World Tour , Credit: Ryan Dawes
On Friday, March 13, 2020, Gov. Tim Walz declared a "peacetime emergency" in Minnesota, discouraging large gatherings of people in an effort to ste...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 08:51
Caption: sculpture by Marty McConnell, Credit: Photo Courtesy of Benjamin Wuest
A Conspiracy of Strange Girls, is a Twin Cities arts collective open to all women, femme-identifying, non-binary or genderqueer people creating art...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 05:24