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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352 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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108 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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739 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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43 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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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
Caption: Bernadette Mahfood creating a glass bead, Credit: Terese Tenseth
On this edition of Art Beat we visit with Winona artist Bernadette Mahfood about her glass bead and fiber art jewelry. We'll discuss technique, her...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 15:22
Caption: Lightsey Darst, Credit: Terese Tenseth
On this edition of Art Beat we feature Minnesota poet Lightsey Darst. Darst was visiting Winona State University Professor James Armstrong's class ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 31:07
Caption: Circle of Heat
Four of the five members of this group have attended the University of Minnesota for music degrees. Today on the Live Feed we visit with Tom Alane ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 33:59
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This Minneapolis based band has been playing together for two years. The band is comprised of two members. Laura F. Bennett on drums, and Howard W....

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 35:07
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The Live Feed is getting a little crude this week as we welcome the Minneapolis based rock band The F Knights.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Sep 30, 2010
  • Length: 34:16
  • Purchases: 1
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We sit down with the legendary Charlie Parr to find out the story behind his first guitar, learn about Piedmont Blues, and discover some things abo...

Bought by KPVL and mnartists.org


  • Added: Sep 30, 2010
  • Length: 33:53
  • Purchases: 2
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An interview and performance with Winona based bluegrass band Beet Root Stew. Beet Root Stew is an eclectic group of musicians which can vary from ...

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Sep 30, 2010
  • Length: 36:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Nicholas Mrozinski and The Feelin' Band at Winona's Ed's (no name) Bar

  • Added: Sep 16, 2010
  • Length: 32:13