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KFAI

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Description

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.

Pieces

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A preview of Choreographers' Evening 2014 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis with Kenna-Camara Cottman and the dancers of In New Company.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
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The African Methodist Episcopal Church, or AME Church, evolved from the Free African Society in Philadelphia in 1787, and played a critical role du...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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La Crosse used to be an exclusive sport played at prep schools, but for years its been gaining in popularity around the country. KFAI producer Alli...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Cuban-born pianist Nachito Herrera moved to Minnesota in 2001, and quickly made a name for himself as a jazz player, composing and performing and w...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
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The arts play a crucial role in social change by allowing marginalized people to tell their stories. In this audio documentary, KFAI producer Racha...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 27:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Williams
Before Minnesota became the third state to abolish the death penalty in 1911, legislators instituted the nation’s first law to make executions secr...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Furnas in Baghdad, 2003
U.S. servicemen James Furnas and Zach Bair have been deployed multiple times to dangerous regions in the Middle East. Coming home and starting life...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Minneapolis has been a world leader in artificial limb manufacturing. In the early to mid-20th century, farming accidents, flour mill explosions, a...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
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Ask someone from out of state to describe Minnesota and you’ll probably hear a lot of “Minnesota Nice,” "uff dah’s" and "you betcha’s." Scandinavia...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Projectionist Nikki Weispfenning at Trylon Microcinema, Credit: Todd Melby
Fewer Americans are watching movies in theaters—ticket sales fell by 11 percent between 2004 and 2013. For those attending the cinema, just about e...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 03:46
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Larger-than-life Serbian sculptor Zoran Mojisilov creates work from the most primal of elements: rocks, wood scraps and steel he hauls to his North...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:22
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Minneapolis-based collage artist Zach Collins loves to collaborate. During the past three years he's put together two books showcasing his team spi...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
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Venus DeMars is a trans multidisciplinary artist who has been on the Minneapolis scene since the 1980s. Lead singer/guitarist for the All the Prett...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Readers form book clubs. Bowlers join leagues. What do motorcycle enthusiasts do? They ride, of course. Some head to Sturgis, South Dakota every ye...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:04
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Minnesota is thick with choirs. But there aren’t that many places were people can sing in a group, just for fun. Ten years ago, singer/songwriter B...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
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Contemporary dancer Rosy Simas creates work that she says is personal yet universal. Telling stories about her Seneca roots and her family, she tak...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: Roberts Shoe Store co-owner Mark Simon holds up a photograph of his father-in-law, Nate Roberts, who founded Roberts Shoes in 1937
Roberts Shoe Store has been a fixture at the corner of Chicago and Lake Streets in Minneapolis for the last 77 years. But this fall, the store will...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:40
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Minnehaha Falls has been a popular tourist spot for politicians since Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote his epic poem, “The Song of Hiawatha” in 185...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:21
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Cafesjian's Carousel in Como Park celebrates its centennial this year. In 1914, Austin McFadden paid the Philadelphia Toboggan Company to build a c...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:27
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Since 2001, the Minnesota School of Botanical Art has taught hundreds of students the fine art of illustrating the natural world. Founded by artis...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:59