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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Ruth Adams had been the accordionist for The World's Most Dangerous Polka Band at Nye's Polonaise Room for 35 years, when she passed away in March ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Think of Nye's Polonaise Room in Northeast Minneapolis and you're likely to conjure up a swanky supper club, piano bar and polka lounge. Opened in ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Tom Peterson talks mushrooms at the St. Paul farmers market.
Tom Peterson is known to many as "the mushroom man." For years he has been hunting and gathering fungi, and teaching people about the multiple, hea...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Discovering wild mushrooms.
Most people have probably never cooked with fiddle ferns and cattails, but each year at the Wild Food Summit, food enthusiasts gather to forage and...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eric Howell, Credit: Michael Cannon
Mounds View resident Eric Howell is a film-industry stunt man who also acts, writes and directs. But Howell does more than leap from buildings and ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:10
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Quatrefoil Library is a GLBT lending library in St. Paul, founded by Dick Hewetson and David Irwin. It was named after the 1950 James Barr novel, Q...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 07:18
Caption: Nicole Smagleck with Barabaig men in Tanzania.
Nicole Smagleck has traveled extensively to Tanzania and East Africa. During one trip, she met an elder tribal woman who suggested she bring Tanzan...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mimi Holmes and her hen.
Urban chicken coops are on the rise. Some city dwellers raise hens for their eggs, others harvest the birds for meat. KFAI's Sabrina Crews intervie...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Patt Kozicky wears a Cid Hanscom original at the Stitch 'n' Pitch event, Twins Stadium, July 2011, Credit: Diane Richard
98 degrees, 100% merino wool, 1 stripper pole: Take us out to the ballgame! Produced by Diane Richard.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
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Ann Millikan is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed St. Paul composer whose style mixes contemporary classical, jazz and world music. She c...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:46