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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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: 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
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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
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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