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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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688 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Brigid McDonald, Credit: @ltmcdphoto
"Sisters of Peace," a new play at the History Theatre in St. Paul, tells the story of Brigid McDonald and her three biological sisters. They're Cat...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
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Pao Houa Her is a photographer dedicated to producing art about Minnesota's Hmong community. Her thought-provoking work highlights the lives of war...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 03:36
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Caption: Rachael Kilgour, Credit: Darin Kamnetz
In her lyrics, singer-songwriter Rachael Kilgour doesn't shy away from female pronouns: "Blessed her lips/And the turn of her wrists/Try and tempt ...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 03:21
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Gerald Vizenor's newest book follows the three Native Americans protesting the government's treatment of World War One veterans. Titled "Native Tri...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: Mayda's new album is called MRDR PXP., Credit: Cameron Yang, Styling by: Oskar Ly, Editing: by Sara Beth-Horishnyk.
Mayda is a prolific musician, artist and producer. Her horn-driven, R&B pop music is raw, exciting and feisty. This "Live from Minnesota" performan...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:34
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A mini-history of Minnesota's first women-only theater company. Formed in 1976, At the Foot of Mountain Theater staged plays written by women and t...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:31
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Caption: Prince and Owen Husney at a record store signing, circa 1978., Credit: Owen Husney
Owen Husney isn't famous. Few rock managers are. In his new book—Famous People Who’ve Met Me—Husney tells all about the Stones, Joplin, Hendrix and...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:29
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Girls don't often take center stage. But in "The Wolves," a Pulitzer-Prize winning play, they do. In 2018, the play was performed to packed houses ...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 04:13
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After he died, John Glanton's photo negatives were forgotten. But then a relative unearthed those images from a trash bag in a garage. The result: ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:02
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After an ambitious renovation plan went south, Minneapolis' Soap Factory lost control of its historic building. Now it needs big money to open its ...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:49