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KFAI is a volunteer-based, community radio station that broadcasts information, arts and entertainment programming. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, and fosters the values of democracy and social justice within its listening area. KFAI is a non-commercial FM radio station operating on 90.3 FM in the Minneapolis area and 106.7 FM in the St Paul area. KFAI is governed by a volunteer community board of directors, managed by a small paid full time and part time staff, and operated by a dedicated volunteer staff of over 300.

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Local arts, culture, history and environmental features made possible by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2015
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87 Counties | 87+ Stories is a series exploring Minnesota’s arts, culture and history, one county at a time. 87 Counties | 87+ Stories highlights the work of artists and musicians, documenting a specific event in the state’s history, exploring an offbeat cultural event or tradition and other stories related to arts, culture and history.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Nov 29, 2018
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A look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862. A feature produce by ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities.

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  • Updated: Aug 29, 2012
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All KFAI Youth News Initiative stories are conceived, reported, and edited by the students with assistance from mentors and instructors. We hope you enjoy them!

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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2010
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KFAI's MinneCulture concert series featuring performances by Minnesota musicians, incluing Charlie Parr, Dalmar Yare, Kitten Forever and Heiruspecs.

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  • Updated: Apr 17, 2018
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Stories, documentaries and music about Minnesota's rich heritage of arts, culture and history. All audio airs on KFAI, SoundCloud, Ampers.org, PRX and KFAI's MinneCulture page on Facebook. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Apr 07, 2019
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Listen to KFAI's MinneCulture podcast here: Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2rtEuJO Stitcher: bit.ly/2q9RQXE Radio Public: radiopublic.com/kfais-minneculture-6rOPbR

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  • Updated: Jul 24, 2018
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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

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Caption: An image from photographer Shelly Mosman's Animal Child series., Credit: Shelly Mosman
When parents hire Shelly Mosman to photograph their children, they're encouraged to bring an animal to the studio and leave the smiles behind. KFAI...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 04:47
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How has immigration, migration, and connection to the rest of the world shaped the sights and sounds of Minnesota? Meet Siama Matuzungidi, a Congol...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 12:26
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Growing up in Mogadishu, Abdi Nor Iftin's friends called him "Abdi American." After all, he loved U.S. movies. He spoke English. And now, he's a ne...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:35
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Andrew Moore’s front yard used to host an enormous political art installation. His front yard installation was steeped in political turmoil and sho...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 15:25
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After reading "Omnivore's Dilemma," Todd Thiesen embraced a different kind of farming. Instead of caging chickens on his small farm in St. Joseph, ...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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Maggie Faris is a Minnesota comedian and out lesbian. She's produced two CDs and co-hosts Magnotronic, a weekly comedy podcast. KFAI's Dixie Treich...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:27
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Last Import, a Minneapolis surf punk trio, didn't meet at a bar or college. Nope. They met at an all-female rock school called "Girls Rock n Roll R...

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 04:42
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Why do people dress a certain way? What does dress say about who we are, and what connects us? People pick their uniforms for various reasons, but ...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2018
  • Length: 14:36
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Caption: The Minnesota K-Pop Dance Crew., Credit: Terry Le
K-Pop isn't just a sensation in Asia. Korean pop music is so infectious University of Minnesota students are mastering K-Pop dance moves. As KFAI's...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:06
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After Burnsville bumped an antique store from town, Hot Sam's reinvented itself as lovable, rusty tourist attraction for locals. KFAI's Mike Moen r...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 04:06
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