KFAI

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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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678 Pieces

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.

  • From: KFAI
  • 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!

  • From: KFAI
  • 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.

  • From: KFAI
  • 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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  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Liminal Phase
In cultural anthropology, a rite of passage, or "liminal phase," marks the transition where normal limits to thought, self-understanding, and behav...

  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Patty and the Buttons formed in 2008 when accordionist/vocalist Patrick "Patty" Harison returned to the Midwest. Inspired by his travels and work P...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 27:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maria Isa
Maria Isa and Los Nativos perform at Conga Latin Bistro for its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. Produced by Daniel Zamzow. Born and raised in the...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 29:09
Caption: Charlotte van Cleve, Credit: Courtesy of the Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis Collection, BR0714.
Charlotte Ouisconsin Clark Van Cleve was a remarkable woman who left a legacy in Minnesota. A newborn Charlotte arrived here in 1819, when her fath...

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  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer/songwriter Mary Cutrufello was raised in Connecticut and spent years as a recording artist in Texas. She settled in the Twin Cities 10 years...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Twin Cities hip-hop artist Toki Wright is a dynamic force on stage and in the recording studio. He's also an instructor at McNally Smith College of...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 08:27
Caption: A YWCA Zumba class
Zumba is an exhilarating fitness routine that promotes joyful, healthy living. The workout feels like a dance party, combining Latin music with cal...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: DJ Hooker Jr, upper right, plays a match
While most kids are playing video games on televisions, cell phones and computers, one Minneapolis youth is focused on a board game that is centuri...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 3
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In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask theater holds its annual May Day parade and festival the first Sunday in May in the Powderhorn neighborho...

Bought by KUMD and KSRQ


  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artists Leili Tajadod-Pritschet and Hend Al-Mansour
Hend Al-Mansour and Leili Tajadod-Pritschet are two Middle Eastern artists whose work reflects the Great Mothers of Islam. KFAI producer Dan Greenw...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1