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

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

Latest Pieces

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Powderhorn Art Fair

  • Added: Sep 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:36
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Non-Muslim Minnesotans have the opportunity to break the fast with their Muslim neighbors during Ramadan.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 14:10
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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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"Minnesota wine" may sound like and oxymoron to some, but in the last few years the industry has grown from a handful of producers to more than 30 ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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KFAI's Dale Connelly filed this report about five Somali chefs taking part in a Sambusa Cook-Off that presented challenges for chefs who are not us...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 07:56
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Nicollet Island is the only inhabited island in the Mississippi River, and this leafy Minneapolis oasis has attracted a colorful crowd: gilded-age ...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2011
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Located near Lake Calhoun in South Minneapolis, this urban landmark is the resting place of Minnesota artists, political figures and community lead...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2011
  • Length: 28:38
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KFAI 's Michelle Alimoradi and Judith McKenzie look back at a time to when vaudeville and burlesque theaters dominated the Twin Cities. They talk t...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:15
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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: 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...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
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