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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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He’s the guy you see randomly in Minneapolis. In winter, he wears black suits. In summer, he wears white suits. His name is Scott Seekins and as yo...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:43
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In this "Live From Minnesota" concert, the punk trio Kitten Forever perform songs from "7 Hearts," a 2016 album released on Atlas Tree Records, and...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 26:08
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Michelle Leon helped catapult Babes in Toyland, the kickin', all-female punk band, to alternative rock fame. Her new book, "I Live Inside: Memoirs ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 09:10
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Mastering a new hobby can be tricky, especially if that hobby is learning to ride a high wheel bicycle from the 1880s. The high wheels, so named be...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:37
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Getting a bill to become law is an arduous task. So is capturing quiet political moments at the Minnesota State Capitol. KFAI's Will Wright reports...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:09
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He was a "delicate looking" first sergeant, yet he led other soldiers at Minnesota's Fort Snelling during the U.S. Civil War. It turns out "he" was...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
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Desdamona is an emcee who doesn't want you to call her a femme cee. On her newest album, "No Man's Land," the Minnesota musician conjures a world w...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:29
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From Verne Gagne to Jesse "The Body" Ventura, Minnesota has long been infatuated by pro wrestling. Although not as popular these days, there's stil...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 27:19
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Pretty much everyone wants to be noticed. Especially professional wrestlers. Terrance Griep is a Minnesota grappler who gained recognition in 2003 ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
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Swinging from chandeliers at a club in Portland. Lurking in the bushes. The wildly unscripted Saturday Night Live performance of "Bastards of Young...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:24
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"On the Way to Uskudar" is a Minneapolis-based trio that has been performing music from Anatolia and the Balkans since 2014. This performance rec...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 26:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Schroeder’s animated films grapple with memories, very often his own recollections. But the McKnight-winning artist’s most recent film relies o...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:05
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Minneapolis hip hop artist P.O.S had to take an extended break from touring and performing to deal with the chronic kidney disease he’s had since h...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
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Like most artists, Richard Holzschuh had a day job. His was working as a bookkeeper at Standard Oil. At night, the Minneapolis man slipped into his...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:52
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In the summer of 1931, Arthur and Edith Lee, bought a home in South Minneapolis and caught hell. They were black. The neighborhood was white. The L...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:37
Caption: In the summer of 2015 park staff erect a new sign including the Dakota name for Lake Calhoun., Credit: AmericanIndiansandfriends.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the ongoing efforts of a Minneapolis group making big plans for Bde Maka Ska, the Native-focused T...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When David Mura was growing up, he wanted to be white. Then he visited Japan and began to explore his Japanese-American heritage. That knowledge in...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Professional wrestling didn't fade when Jesse "The Body" Ventura stepped out of the ring. At VFW halls and American Legions around the Twin Cities,...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
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How would you like to travel around the world and never leave Minnesota? The James J. Hill Center and KFAI teamed up to help you do just that. This...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 27:37
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Animal entertainment is at an all time high. Too lazy to drive to the zoo? Flip on National Geographic, Animal Planet or the Discovery Channel. But...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:31