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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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Minnesota's Gospel Machine calls their style "garage gospel." Paying homage to the soul and rhythm and blues sounds of the 1960s, Gospel Machine ro...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 26:00
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St. Paul native deVon Gray — or dVRG — is most often seen performing on keyboard with musicians of various genres throughout the Twin Cities. In th...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:56
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Not everyone who wants to make stuff has the tools. Or a place to store them. Enter the Tool Library in Northeast Minneapolis. For $55 a year, memb...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
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Cross-country skiing and dog sled racing are among Minnesota's more popular winter sports. But what if you combined the two? KFAI’s Ryan Dawes repo...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Kitten Forever is ready to roar. The Minneapolis punkers recently returned from a national tour. In a few months, the all-female band is a releasin...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
Caption: Wilbur Foshay mugshot
Before Donald Trump splashed his name on everything he built, there was a man named Wilbur Foshay. In 1929, when Minneapolis’ first skyscraper was ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:05
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Minnesota has long been a hotbed for sweaty men in tight shorts bouncing off ropes in a ring. Yup, pro wrestling is a thing around here. In the fir...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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A freak car accident nearly separated Deborah Jinza Thayer from her art. The 54-year-old JInza Thayer is a dancer and McKnight award-winning choreo...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:26
Caption: Rah Diavola wields her fire whip at Barebones' annual Halloween show in St. Paul., Credit: Max Haynes
Would you go see a woman light a whip on fire and snap it around her head? Sure you would. Rah Diavola of Minneapolis does just that. But she's mor...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Estrogen Bomb poster, Credit: Guerrilla Girls
The Guerrilla Girls having been sticking it to the man for thirty years. They’re a feminist art collective that creates protest art aimed squarely ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
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Andrew Moore is an artist who created giant sculptures in front of his South Minneapolis house. Some neighbors thought his work contributed to the ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:14
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About 7,000 Karen refugees have arrived in Minnesota in the past decade, fleeing persecution in the country once known as Burma. Although the Karen...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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How one teenager's fascination with cool buildings, interesting characters and girls led to a photographic documentation of Minneapolis in the era ...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:44
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Despite our best intentions, people with disabilities suffer from deep prejudice. Many of us see those with physical and mental disabilities as una...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:35
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We all know the story of Christmas — no room at the inn, three wise men, Mary, Joseph and Jesus. But there’s one biblical character that’s not usua...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Danny Klecko, Credit: Courtesy of Danny Klecko
The towering poet with the rakish attitude is unlike most writers. He's brash. He's sure of his place in this world. He is Danny Klecko, a blue col...

Bought by PRX Remix and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez and his mother in a photo from his childhood.
Many immigrants who move to Minnesota find community through religion. But for one Venezuelan who grew up Jewish and came to Minnesota to join a da...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:09
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Sufi Melange is a performance of Sufi poetry sung by North Indian classical vocalist Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan. Her original arrangements were writte...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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In the Midwest, it’s not unusual to see the head of a dead deer mounted on the wall of a small town bar. But artistic taxidermy—say a mash-up of a ...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 1
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These days, it's pretty easy to create sound effects with computers. But if you want spontaneous, inspired sound effects or a one-woman play featur...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:42