KFAI

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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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"Visible Bodies" is a transgender photography show by and about trans people. The project started in San Diego, and made its Twin Cities debut duri...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Artaria String Quartet is Minnesota's only full-time string quartet. Since moving to St. Paul in 2001, the group has dedicated itself to cultivatin...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Gina Louise and Ophelia Flame are burlesque performers who have been on the scene for more than a decade. A few years ago these entrepreneurial sho...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: (L to R) Jeremy Quiroga, Lilah Katcher, Raymond Luczak (w/guide dog “Rocky”), Bex Freund, Rachel Mazique
The Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota, welcomes temporary residents, but for the first time this year, they are offering a month exclusively f...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Seated L to R: Mark Nelson, Scott Limberg, Roy Collette, Mike Eckers; standing L to R: Gene Millang, Dave Thomas, Credit: Susan Budig
Veterans Open Round Table offers a safe space for former soldiers and others to talk about their military experiences. It’s a way to educate, commu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Last November, KFAI community radio and Juxtaposition Arts partnered for a special event at Jxta that included a reception and exhibition of "Paint...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 26:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leonard Anderson
For nearly four years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been taking a closer look at its water quality standard for Minnesota's state gra...

Bought by WTIP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 3
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It takes more than a pretty face and a good “selfie” to make it as a model. Even in a smaller market like Minnesota, the odds of breaking into this...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Paris has Les Deux Magots; Greenwich Village has the Gaslight and Gerde's Folk City: cafes and watering holes that were creative epicenters. In Min...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Rainwater collects all kinds of pollutants as it runs over roads, lawns, parking lots, and sidewalks. Those pollutants often end up in local lakes ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Maxine Klein is an Obie Award-winning director known for her provocative political theater. She received a PhD from Cornell University, and began h...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
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The House of Balls is the studio of sculptor Allen Christian, and an environment of artistic invention that has been part of the Minneapolis wareho...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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As the weather warms, locals are flocking to the lakes for recreation. But keep your bathing suits on, folks. KFAI producer Allison Herrera has the...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:41
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Built in 1908 by Chester Congdon, the Glensheen Mansion is a lovely estate located on the shore of Lake Superior. Congdon earned his fortune throug...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
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In 1953, Minneapolis police were called to the Saddle Bar on Hennepin Avenue when dancer Darlene Labette Varallo experienced a "wardrobe malfunctio...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
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On March 2, 1881, Minnesota's state capitol building caught fire while both houses were in session. As smoke filled the chambers, hundreds fled dow...

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:22
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The original Ax-Man Surplus has been in St. Paul for more than 50 years, and in recent years more have sprung up around the Twin Cities. Ax-Man sel...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Janet Burroway
Author Janet Burroway discusses her book "Losing Tim" with KFAI host Mike Fischbein.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 08:34
Caption: Alan Weisman
Investigative journalist Alan Weisman talks about his book "Countdown" with KFAI host Steve Chollar.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
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When photographer Xavier Tavier asked, "What does Minnesota look like?" it lead him to more questions than answers. A Mexican immigrant who resides...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:47