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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335 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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312 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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97 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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698 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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26 Pieces

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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Tonight on The Sound we have Minnesota bluegrass band Barbaro with us to talk about their latest album, “Dressed in Roses”. Dressed in Roses was re...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 53:52
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Winona State University professor of geoscience and astronomer Jennifer Anderson talks with us about the latest Mars rover recently launched.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 27:08
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Tonight on The Sound, we check out Mae Simpson’s release, “Did You Make It Back?”. Mae Simpson is a soulful singer from Minneapolis with an energet...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 30:02
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On this episode of Art Beat we’re talking about the film John Latsch: The Man and His River, produced by Mary Farrell and written by Frances Edstro...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 32:31
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Today on the The Sound, we're joined by folk blues artist Charlie Parr. Parr, who lives in Duluth, has an immeasurable presence in the Minnesota mu...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:09
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For 50 years the nationally syndicated radio show, In Black America has given voice to people of color in America, and John L. Hanson Jr. has hoste...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 34:07
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Tonight on the Live Feed we hear from NUR-D. NUR-D is a Minneapolis hip hop artist, who's well, NERDY. His music centers around comic culture, scie...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 32:05
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Today on Art Beat we’re discussing the first ever Minnesota Music Video Menagerie, an outdoor music video festival this Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Hi...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 28:21
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The effects of the Covid 19 pandemic are far reaching, and the world of performing arts is getting hit hard, but what can we do? How do audiences f...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 33:02
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The COVID 19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on many industries and the performing arts is no exception. In fact, it is getting hit exceptionally hard. ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 30:32