MinneCulture In-Depth

Series produced by KFAI Minneapolis

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Stories, documentaries and music about Minnesota's rich heritage of arts, culture and history. All audio airs on KFAI, SoundCloud, Ampers.org, PRX and KFAI's MinneCulture page on Facebook. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

Stories, documentaries and music about Minnesota's rich heritage of arts, culture and history. All audio airs on KFAI, SoundCloud, Ampers.org, PRX and KFAI's MinneCulture page on Facebook. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


165 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: A group of temperance advocates protest outside a saloon in Anoka, Minnesota, 1873.
One hundred years ago, two major constitutional amendments went into effect. The 18th marked the start of Prohibition and the 19th granted many wom...

Bought by MPR News Stations and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 45:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Baldies, Credit: Kara La Lomia
In the days after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd, youth-led protests in the city helped spark rebellions around the globe. The police, mili...

Bought by MPR News Stations


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Polka dancers: Polka dancing during Polka Days at the Gibbon Ballroom in Gibbon, Minnesota, circa 1975, Credit: Flip Schulke / U.S. National Archives
The most legendary venue in Minnesota history? It's not First Avenue, nor is it anywhere near the Twin Cities. Deep in the middle of the corn and s...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Swamp Canoe: Early season canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota, Credit: Matthew Baxley
In wilderness settings, there are connections people can make to the land, regardless of their age, race or gender, by walking in the footsteps of ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: The Gay 90's in downtown Minneapolis. , Credit: Minnesota Historical Society
In downtown Minneapolis, there's a gay bar with several dance floors conveniently named the Gay 90's. The Gay 90’s hasn’t always been gay. The bar...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2021
  • Length: 28:06