MinneCulture Podcast

Series produced by KFAI

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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

The best of KFAI's MinneCulture series.


16 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Dalmar Yare, musician., Credit: Jon Behm
Somalia is known as a nation of poets. In this episode, we explore Somali spoken word poetry with Nimo Farah, Ahmed Assad, Ayan Mahamud and Ladan O...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Al's Diner in Dinkytown, Minneapolis, USA., Credit: Todd Melby
Forget the Spoonbridge and Cherry—these are landmarks that have secrets to tell, even when they’re gone. In this episode, we explore one that fell ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 22:06
Caption: Charanga Tropical
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
Caption: Jumondeh Tweh, host of Season 2 of the MinneCulture podcast, Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
It wouldn’t be a Minnesota podcast if we didn’t take you outside. It’s cold outside, baby, with rabid Minnesota Wild fans and anglers who won’t let...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 17:23
Caption: Baby Shel in concert at the Nomad Bar in Minneapolis., Credit: Daniel Zamzow
What does it mean to “break the mold”? A hard-boiled lesbian detective breaks through the lavender ceiling, a Sudanese model refuses to lighten her...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 18:50
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kitten Forever, Credit: Sharyn Morrow via Flickr Creation Commons
When is love an art form in and of itself? Like art, true love comes in many forms. A Congolese couple, separated by the ocean, sing to each other ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:51
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A dive into the world of independent pro wrestling in the Twin Cities. It’s loud, dirty and definitely not politically correct. Theme music by Javi...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 17:49
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Backyard chicken coops are on the rise. But setting up your first egg operation isn’t without its challenges. Our producer Xan Holston found this o...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 15:32
  • Purchases: 1
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They’re two features of a Minnesota summer: mosquitos and lawnmowers. Today, a story on each. Theme music by Javier Santiago. Support for Minnecult...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 10:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A story about making plates, and one about breaking them — both from producer Xan Holston. Featuring an interview with mosaic artist Michael Sweer...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 12:06
  • Purchases: 1
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A new documentary about what’s known historically as the Indian Adoption Project, a US government program designed to place Native American childre...

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  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 51:06
  • Purchases: 1
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A harpist has been playing for primates at the Como Zoo in St. Paul for almost a decade. We hear how they react, with a beautiful sound of their ow...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 11:30
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Two Minnesotans take very different paths toward a common goal: to dive deeper into the animal world. Featuring interviews with videographer Sam Ea...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 16:15
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Introducing the MinneCulture podcast, featuring the best arts, culture and history reporting from KFAI in Minneapolis. On this episode, "How Black ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 13:40