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KFAI is a volunteer-based, community radio station that broadcasts information, arts and entertainment programming. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, and fosters the values of democracy and social justice within its listening area. KFAI is a non-commercial FM radio station operating on 90.3 FM in the Minneapolis area and 106.7 FM in the St Paul area. KFAI is governed by a volunteer community board of directors, managed by a small paid full time and part time staff, and operated by a dedicated volunteer staff of over 300.


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579 Pieces

Local arts, culture, history and environmental features made possible by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2015
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20 Pieces

A look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862. A feature produce by ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities.

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  • Updated: Aug 29, 2012
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International Human Rights a project produced by KFAI and the University of Minnesota Institute for Global Studies.

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  • Updated: Apr 25, 2011
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Highlights from the KFAI News Department.

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  • Updated: Jan 20, 2012
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All KFAI Youth News Initiative stories are conceived, reported, and edited by the students with assistance from mentors and instructors. We hope you enjoy them!

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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2010
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43 Pieces

KFAI's MinneCulture concert series featuring performances by Minnesota musicians, incluing Charlie Parr, Dalmar Yare, Kitten Forever and Heiruspecs.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Apr 17, 2018
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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.

  • From: KFAI
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2016
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Listen to KFAI's MinneCulture podcast here: Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2rtEuJO Stitcher: bit.ly/2q9RQXE Radio Public: radiopublic.com/kfais-minneculture-6rOPbR

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  • Updated: Jul 24, 2018

Latest Pieces

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As a kid, he played piano. Then he played drums in a punk band, attended a prestigious jazz school and jammed in New York. So it's little wonder th...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:41
Caption: Sally Sudo, Credit: Minnesota Historical Society
Like many Japanese-Americans of her generation, Sally Sudo was forced to live in an internment camp during World War II. After her brother studied ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
Caption: Jumondeh Tweh, host of Season 2 of the MinneCulture podcast, Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
It wouldn’t be a Minnesota podcast if we didn’t take you outside. It’s cold outside, baby, with rabid Minnesota Wild fans and anglers who won’t let...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 17:23
Caption: Debbie Duncan, Credit: Debbie Duncan
Debbie Duncan performs in the moment, altering songs as she sings. The award-winning jazz artist reflects on "Full Circle," an album recorded live ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Dalmar Yare, musician., Credit: Jon Behm
Somalia is known as a nation of poets. In this episode, we explore Somali spoken word poetry with Nimo Farah, Ahmed Assad, Ayan Mahamud and Ladan O...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
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Forty years ago, few people wanted to own snakes or lizards as pets. But since then, the market for geckos, chameleons and bearded dragons has boom...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 04:27
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Some call it experimental music. Others say it's jazz pop. To its members, Jelloslave's cello-rich sound is a sonic exploration of original composi...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Bud Nakasone, Credit: Minnesota Historical Society
At 14, Bud Nakasone witnessed the Pearl Harbor attacks. Four years later, he perfected his Japanese skills at a military language school at Fort Sn...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
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Theater-in-the-park often means Shakespeare, not a mashed up operetta that serves food. But that's what Mixed Precipitation has been presenting to ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
Caption: Al's Diner in Dinkytown, Minneapolis, USA., Credit: Todd Melby
Forget the Spoonbridge and Cherry—these are landmarks that have secrets to tell, even when they’re gone. In this episode, we explore one that fell ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 22:06