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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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

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

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Minneapolis writer and activist Bill Burleson has published short stories in literary fiction, and recently completed “Avenue of the Lost and Found...

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An ESL class at Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis spent six months researching poverty. The students created mini-documentaries that expl...

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There are several teen centers in the Twin Cities metro area, but one in Brooklyn Park has garnered national attention. This year the A-List was re...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
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Book artist and dream teacher Sheila Asato couldn't believe what she was seeing on television in March 2011. The tsunami that struck Japan hit clos...

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Since the late 1800s, University Avenue has been a major thoroughfare connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul. In 1890, urban streetcars shuttled resid...

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The Mississippi River was dubbed "messippi" by the Ojibwe Indians. The fourth largest river in the world, its headwaters begin at Itasca State Park...

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Construction of the Central Corridor Light Rail line is affecting businesses in and around University Avenue. In St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood, ...

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Located at the corner of Plymouth and Russell Avenues in North Minneapolis, Homewood Studios is a hotbed of creative invention and exposition. Foun...

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Clifford D. Simak is part of Science Fiction’s Golden Age (1940s-50s), and the author of classics including “City,” “Way Station” and “Goblin Reser...

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  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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Clarence "Cap" Wigington was the nation's first Black municipal architect, and a senior designer for the city of St. Paul for 34 years. Sixty of hi...

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  • Added: May 29, 2012
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