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.


821 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
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Charles Ingebretsen, a Norwegian immigrant, opened several stores during his lifetime, but the one the iconic shop that has endured sits at the cor...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:10
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Works Progress is a group of Twin Cities "changemakers": artists and professionals who strive for progress by creating platforms for creative peopl...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:40
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Kramarczuk's Deli has been hand-making Eastern European-style sausages for decades. In the 1940s, Wasyl and Anna immigrated to the United States fr...

Bought by WDBM, KUMD, and WTIP


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 3
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If you fidget in movies, bored by two-dimensional images, maybe you're ready for something now. Perhaps something like "A Machine To See With," an ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:49
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The Twin Cities is home to a wide variety of independently owned clothing stores, including many thrift stores and retro shops. Vintage fashion is ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:22
Caption: Nicholas Harper with one of his oil paintings.
Rogue Buddha Gallery has become famous for its haunting artwork and talented contributors. One of the first hot spots to turn Northeast Minneapolis...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
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The Twin Cities Youth Farm and Market Project empowers young people through environmental stewardship, farming and community outreach. What started...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:23
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Rob DeMarais disassembled his first drum kit when he was 12. Decades later he's still reconstructing and repairing trap sets, and is recognized as ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:00
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Mister Stinky, Broken Dreams and Flubber are just a few of the 300 unique fonts created by Twin Cities typographer Chank Diesel. With the recent in...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 1
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The typewriter is oh-so nineteenth and twentieth century. Still, some people like the clickety-clack sound they make. Producer Todd Melby is one of...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nick Legeros and Michael Boyd create the glass and bronze sculpture.
Northeast artists Nick Legeros and Michael Boyd have been working individually in bronze and glass all their lives. But when a commission brought t...

  • Added: May 01, 2011
  • Length: 04:41