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.

Series

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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
298 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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276 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
619 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

From: KQAL
Series: Art Beat
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On this episode of Art Beat we travel to the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona for Anna Metcalfe's exhibit, "Upstream". Anna explains how her c...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2019
  • Length: 21:44
From: KQAL
Series: The Live Feed
Caption: Afflatus, Credit: Willard Huyck
No! Don’t Touch, This is not the problem. That’s the name of the new album by Afflatus, a psychedelic folk trio from Winona, MN. On this episode of...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 38:47
Caption: The Live Feed
On this episode of The Live Feed KQAL's Willard Huyck takes us out of this world with Swashbuckler, one of Winona's newest bands. We get to hear th...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 34:09
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It’s that time of year again, for the Frozen River Film Festival. On this episode of Art Beat we talk to Festival Director Sara Enzenauer. Sara tel...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 22:56
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Culture Clique we learn about the restoration of the Masonic Lodge here in Winona with Lee Gundersheimer, arts and culture coord...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Masonic Theatre Drops, Credit: Bill Stoneberg
On this episode of Art Beat we talk to Kim Lawler, a scenic artist who has been hired to lead the restoration of 13 historic backdrops at the Mason...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 18:27
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On this episode of Culture Clique we visit with Brian Voerding from Engage Winona. Engage Winona recently facilitated a community meeting on the po...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 26:47
Caption: Battle of the Brushes 2018, Credit: Bill Stoneberg
On this episode of Art Beat we take you to Island City Brewing for their annual Battle of the Brushes contest. The event is a live painting competi...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 15:24
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On this episode of Don't Cha Know, we’re talking about health and weight loss with Tina Smith and Kayla Holicky from Winona Health. Tina is leading...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 35:53
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On this episode of Culture Clique we talk cream corn wrestling with Dr. Bob Armstrong. Cream corn wrestling has become an annual tradition on Latsc...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 22:33