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10,000 Fresh Voices

Series produced by KFAI

Caption: KFAI Legacy Project
KFAI Legacy Project 

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

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


534 Pieces

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Caption: Michelle Delgado
You've probably heard her voice at college and professional sporting events, but who, exactly, is the diva behind the National Anthem? KFAI produce...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: Jeannette Brown
Jeannette Brown was the first African-American woman to earn a degree in chemistry from the University of Minnesota. She spoke to KFAI producer Wil...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:04
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Mennonites, also called Anabaptists, are a pacifist religious sect that formed during the 16th century. To escape persecution, Mennonites fled Euro...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Toki Wright
Twin Cities hip-hop artist Toki Wright is a dynamic force on stage and in the recording studio. He's also an instructor at McNally Smith College of...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: Fres Thao
Hip hop in the Hmong community is alive and on the rise in the Twin Cities. KFAI producer Daniel Zamzow talked to artists and emcees Ge, YungFate, ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:13
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Despite this winter's lack of snow, resourceful Minnesotans find a way to enjoy cold weather activities. At Lilydale Regional Park in St Paul, ice ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Yes!Let's Collective
"Come Together" is not only the name of a Beatle's song, it's a trend the Twin Cities is leading through the formation of art collectives. Art coll...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:19
Caption: Nellie Stone Johnson
Nellie Stone Johnson was born in 1905, with an ancestral mix of African-American, Native-American, and Euro-American heritage. She grew up on a far...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jack Edwards
In a career that has spanned 50 years, Jack Edwards has dressed New York theater royalty and Hollywood stars; from Katherine Hepburn, to Carol Burn...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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Hmong people come from the mountains of China, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand, and have a strong presence here in the Twin Cities. KFAI producer Will W...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:27
Caption: Cantus a Capella ensemble
Minnesota has been recognized as the national capitol of choral music. Each year singers from around the country come to the Twin Cities to auditio...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Musicians perform traditional Irish songs each week at Keegan's in Northeast Minneapolis.
Minnesota may be famous for its Scandinavian heritage, but it's also home to a vibrant Irish music community. From weekly sessions at pubs like Kee...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Members of Grace Notes hospice choir.
"Palliative care" is a term used in the hospice community. KFAI producer Will Hale prepared this story on the Grace Notes Hospice Choir--a creative...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Yinghua Academy is blazing new trails. In 2006, the Chinese-immersion school opened in Northeast Minneapolis as the first of its kind in the Midwes...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Black Men Reading is a North Minneapolis book club and study group modeled after groups that formed in Harlem during the 1920s and 1930s. For more ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: A volunteer at HCMC's Medical History Center.
The basement of Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) houses the Hennepin Medical History Center--a tiny, two-gallery museum filled to the rafters ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 04:55