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Caption: KFAI Legacy Project
178 Pieces

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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A black man and a white woman might be the last two people on earth in the post-apocalyptic tale “The Comet,” an early example of African-American ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A month of sci-fi, fantasy, gothic, and horror begins with two stories from W.E.B. Du Bois’s 1920 collection Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:53
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13 Pieces

Each year since its founding in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has been hailed as Southern California’s leading performing arts institution. Today, under the dynamic leadership of Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel, who in 2009 became the orchestra’s eleventh music director, the Philharmonic is still recognized as one of the world’s outstanding orchestras.

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In the mid-century golden era of Hollywood, new movie industry titans flocking to L.A. could commission whatever kinds of dream homes they desired....

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 19:43
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Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justi...

Bought by WJFF, WNMU-FM, Red River Radio Network, WUFT, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 37
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In every city, there are, in fact, many cities, many different versions of a place. Portland, Oregon takes that multiplicity to a different level. ...

Bought by KVMR, KUER, WRKF, Georgia Public Broadcasting, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Did This Happen?, Credit: Mike Hollingsworth
55 Pieces

Every week (or two), a brand new, family friendly, bite-sized look at history.

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W. Richard West Jr. is the president and chief executive officer of the Autry National Center of the American West. He has devoted his professional...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:12:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Playing on Air
41 Pieces

Playing on Air is a unique public radio program featuring a novel form of story-telling, the short play. It's a genre, virtually unknown, but ideal for the rhythms of radio listeners. Featuring actors such as Actors Bobby Cannavale, Audra McDonald, Rosie Perez, Adam Driver, John Leguizamo, Michelle Williams, Jesse Eisenberg performing scripts by the finest contemporary playwrights including many Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Oscar winners. Masters of the form, they write pieces that, like all great theater, entertain, illuminate, inform and humanize. Each short is about 12-25 minutes. There are two or three of them on every 53-minute episode. And each is immediately followed by a lively conversation with its playwright, director, and cast.

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Lede: It's not often that school-age children get to experience the bounty of food grown on farms in Seattle's fertile neighboring valleys. “Farm ...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 06:09
  • Purchases: 2
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This edition of Carolina Classics features the Spoleto Festival USA playing the beautiful Pavane by Gabriel Fauré, the Winston-Salem Symphony perfo...

Bought by KTXK, KRZA, KPVL, and South Carolina ETV Radio


  • Added: Jun 02, 2010
  • Length: 56:12
  • Purchases: 4
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This edition of Carolina Classics features the Spoleto Festival USA playing the beautiful Pavane by Gabriel Fauré, the Winston-Salem Symphony perfo...

Bought by KTXK, KRZA, and South Carolina ETV Radio


  • Added: Jun 02, 2010
  • Length: 01:02:58
  • Purchases: 3
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On October 15th our 28th castaway was Portland Press Herald music columnist AIMSEL PONTI who has been obsessed with - and inspired by- music since ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:28:32
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Everyone's familiar with local laws that don't seem to make sense. In Tennessee, it’s illegal for grocery stores to sell wine, but legal to ride in...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Barn Dude, Credit: Kelleher
...a unique mix of acoustic and electric instruments and gorgeous 2, 3 and 4-part vocal harmonies...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of (but somehow seem more relevant than what is recorded today). The second hour of the s...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 02:48:49
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85 Pieces

This series profiles the legends and legacy of jazz. Hosted by Nancy Wilson, each episode brings to life the vibrant history of the genre through music, interviews, and commentary.

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Hundreds of years ago, the natural dangers of the Great Dismal Swamp were detested by British colonists -- but these same harsh conditions also att...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 22:03
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Barack Obama tries to mend growing racial tension in the 2008 presidential election. He describes the tension as a "racial stalemate" and tries to...

Bought by PRX PromCom, KNKX, WMUB, KUOW, and WLRN


  • Added: Mar 18, 2008
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 5
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Jeffrey Rosen is president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, the only institution in America chartered by Congress “to disseminate infor...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:09:42
Caption: Florence Price, Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Price
This is a classical music program highlighting composers and musicians of African descent. This is one part of a limited music series.

  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:02:29
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233 Pieces

Audiobook Reviews

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57 Pieces

Discussing today's topics from an African American perspective.

  • From: WHRV
  • Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Caption: Ignatius Sancho (c. 1729 – 14 December 1780), Credit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignatius_Sancho
2 Pieces

This is a classical music series. It focuses on the African descendant impact on Classical music.