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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571 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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20 Pieces

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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International Human Rights a project produced by KFAI and the University of Minnesota Institute for Global Studies.

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  • Updated: Apr 25, 2011
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Highlights from the KFAI News Department.

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  • Updated: Jan 20, 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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43 Pieces

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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150 Pieces

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 13, 2016
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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

Latest Pieces

Caption: Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project., Credit: Angela Lundberg
When Americans think about the Civil War, they often think of North versus South, free states versus slave states. And in Minnesota, well, we’re th...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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
Caption: Kimberly J. Brown is the author of "I-35W Bridge Collapse: A Survivor's Account of America's Crumbling Infastructure", Credit: Rachel Fears
When the I-35W bridge collapsed in 2007, Kimberly J. Brown plunged 60 feet down to the Mississippi River. She survived. While recovering from spina...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Heidi Arneson's new performance piece, Itchy Tingles, is inspired by writings in her novels. She is collaborating with guitarist Tony Hauser to pre...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:27