KQAL

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KQAL is Winona's radio alternative. KQAL is the only full service, independent radio station in Winona and has been serving the area for over 34 years. There is something for everyone on KQAL. Classical and jazz during the day, rock at night, public affairs and educational programs, and WSU Warrior play-by-play action.

KQAL is operated by the Mass Communication department at Winona State University and is staffed primarily by student volunteers. It has a dual mission: to provide career training for students interested in radio broadcasting as well as to provide the residents of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin with quality educational and entertainment programming.

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15 Pieces

Daily update of Arts, music and community events for Winona and southeastern Minnesota.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2014
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327 Pieces

Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it!

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Oct 05, 2012
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305 Pieces

Culture Clique is a segment that takes a peek into different cultures in the Winona area. Celebrating the diversity of the cultural makeup of Winona, we are not just looking at heritage, but also hobbyists culture, and different ways of life.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2012
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94 Pieces

Don't Cha Know is all about being in the know about upcoming events in the Winona area, interviews with interesting people, and historically significant places in our neck of the woods - the Winona area of South East Minnesota.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2012
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31 Pieces

Minnesota's connection to the film industry.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2014
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689 Pieces

Live concert series recorded on location and centered around local and regional (MN) artists. Might sometimes include acoustic in studio performances.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020
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In studio interview show centered around local and regional (MN) music releases. Includes music from the featured album and discussion with the artist(s) about the writing, recording and distribution processes. Might sometimes include producers and engineers involved on the featured album.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020

Latest Pieces

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Today on The Sound we dig into True Story, the latest album from Gregg Hall and the Wrecking Ball. True Story is a heartfelt collection of midweste...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on Art Beat we talk with local poet Pete Engen. Pete is a published poet, has written linear notes for local bands and also mc’d the 2019 Boa...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 43:42
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Tonight on The Sound we enter a world of entertainment. A world of delicious pop hooks and dance beats, it is a world of sweat. It is a world local...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:33
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You might get a real charge out of todays Culture Clique, especially if you have or are thinking about getting an electric vehicle. Two electric ve...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 24:41
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Today on Art Beat we talk “On the Fly” with Lanesboro Arts. On the Fly is the latest exhibit at the Lanesboro Art Gallery and is inspired by a popu...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 16:24
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The COVID-19 pandemic and the stay at home orders put in place because of it have had us all singing the blues… that is, unless you literally sang ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:04:58
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On June 10th more businesses started to open up again in Minnesota after being closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Winona has been...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 26:01
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Cancellations of events of all kinds have become commonplace in recent months and many in the art world are finding new and inventive ways to conti...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 18:25
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Today on the Live Feed, we're joined by folk blues artist Charlie Parr. Parr, who lives in Duluth, has an immeasurable presence in the Minnesota mu...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 53:53
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Today on the Live Feed, we hear from musician Mae Simpson. Simpson's genre-defying sound was on full display during her remote set for this year's ...

  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 29:23