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
Caption: Art Beat
308 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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287 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
Caption: The Live Feed
648 Pieces

Musicians live in studio for interviews and acoustic performances. Sometimes live on location interviews and performances too! Focus on local area artists and original pieces.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012

Latest Pieces

Caption: The Live Feed
On this edition of The Live Feed we feature the local Primitive Blues Band. Member Aaron Rykhuon drums, and guitarist/singer Eli Glor pay homage to...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 31:42
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This jazzy soul group formed over a year ago and includes members from across the board. The OverServed Band includes members Kevin Rowe (upright b...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 34:25
Caption: The Bus Boys, Credit: via Boats and Bluegrass website
The Bus Boys is a group of recovering bus drivers who decided to make some bluegrass music together over ten years ago and have continued to do so ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 33:28
Caption: Strange Lights, Credit: via Strange Lights on Facebook
On this edition of the Live Feed we feature Minneapolis based band Strange Lights. "Our sound is like a dirty disgusting alley with crack head slee...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 30:33
Caption: Maudlin, Credit: via Maudlin on Facebook
On this edition of The Live Feed we feature Twin Cities based band Maudlin. Maudlin features Winona's own husband and wife team David Priebe (bass,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 32:23
Caption: Jamie Harper teaches others to play music using recycled materials at Family Art Day., Credit: Anna Flores
On this edition of Art Beat we visit with a local artist who you may know from the band Beet Root Stew. It's Jamie Harper. Jamie began his art care...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 12:43
Caption: The Live Feed
On this edition of The Live Feed we sit in with the Winona State University Faculty Jazz Ensemble. The group met up at Ed's No Name Bar on Septembe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 32:10
Caption: Derek Ramnarace, Credit: via Derek Ramnarace facebook
On this edition of The Live Feed we sit down with well known area musician and songwriter, Derek Remnarace. Derek was the front man in the group "H...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 31:55
Caption: Art Beat
On this edition of Art Beat, KQAL's Anna Flores visits with Winona State University professor and painter Vittorio Colaizzi, who recently had his w...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 20:36
Caption: Billy Curmano: Performance Artist, Credit: BillyX.net
On this edition of Art Beat we visit with well known Minnesota artist Billy Curmano (also known as Billy X). Billy is a performance artist who has ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 25:05