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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354 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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336 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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109 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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743 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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51 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

Caption: Josi Severson creating a design for textile use, Credit: Lisa Ostrander
Today on Art Beat we get to know a local textile artist who adds her own twist on design. Josi Severson is a local Winonan who specializes in organ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 16:49
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Poetry is an art form in itself and today we have a local authority on it. Ken McCullough is Winona's Poet Laureate. Throughout Ken's career he ha...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 24:29
Caption: Daniel Grimslid, Credit: Anna Flores
On this week’s edition of Art Beat, our very own Lisa Ostrander meets with lithographer, Daniel Grimslid. While he has dabbled in abstract prints, ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 22:15
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It’s a fight to the death with the Winona based band Boats vs. Manatees. On this week’s Live Feed, we sit down with members Josh Day, Joel Sutton, ...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2011
  • Length: 25:28
Caption: Trampled By Turtles, Credit: Chris Davis
This week on the Live Feed, we visit with a group that brings hundreds of people together for their show, sometimes even more. Trampled By Turtles ...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 29:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Blackberry Bushes
This week on the Live Feed, we visit with a group that traveled all the way from Washington to share their music with the Winona community. The Bla...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 30:45
Caption: James "Mudcat" Grant
This week on the Live Feed we visit with an artist who opened for the comedian Steve Martin in downtown Denver, Colorado back in the 70s. James “Mu...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 57:28
Caption: Adja Gildersleve
This week on the Live Feed, we visit with two musicians that hope to take a winter tour sometime next winter to the west coast where the weather is...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 32:17
Caption: Dustin Thomas
This Week on the Live Feed, we visit with Dustin Thomas and Timothy of the band Dustin Thomas. Dustin plays the guitar and sings and Timothy plays ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 30:19
Caption: Joel Kachel
This week on the Live Feed we feature Joel Kachel, a singer/guitarist from the suburbs of the Twin Cities. Kachel is self taught, and his easygoing...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:08