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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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In the 1940s, New Ulm, Minnesota was hailed as the polka capitol of the nation, and many national performers called it home including: “Whoopee” Jo...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:01
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Casey O’Brien is a bass guitar player from the Twin Cities. This recording from Jazz Central Studios in Southeast Minneapolis showcases O’Brien’s o...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:19
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This story is part of "MinneHistory" — a series taking listeners behind the legends of some of Minnesota’s most famous landmarks, to uncover juicy ...

  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
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The Saint Paul Cathedral is celebrating its 100th anniversary. This place of worship is one of the most iconic symbols the city has to offer. Repor...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:54
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The fight over Minnesota's Kensington Runestone, an historical artifact that some people consider a hoax. A documentary by Brigitta Greeene.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 25:47
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For some, the modern career path focuses on college, for others it includes bushwhacking their way through Conservation Corps Minnesota. With roots...

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  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Evolution in tracking technology is accelerating the pace of research into bird migration. For the first time in history, miniaturized devices such...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Caroline Smith is originally from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. She began playing music at an early age, reportedly learning guitar from her father. At...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:49
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Davina and The Vagabonds have created a stir on the national blues scene with their high-energy live shows, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Davi...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:50
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Celebrate New Year's Eve 2013 with a special performance by beloved local band, Run Westy Run. Recorded at the Rex in Duluth by Keenan McIntrye, an...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:08
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Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Members: Kerry Alexander (vocals, guitar), Chris Hoge (drums), and Noah Boswell...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:18
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KFAI celebrates Black History Month at T’s Place with a night of soul-filled performances by musicians from throughout the local African-American c...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:24
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“Magic the Gathering” is a fantasy-based, collectible card game over 20 years old. The game has fostered an ever-growing international culture of p...

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  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Classic car fans from across the metro gathered over the weekend on St. Paul's Westside for the annual Cinco de Mayo Car Show. It’s famous for “low...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
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About 250,000 people visit Minnesota's Boundary Water Canoe Area every summer. But if you go before May 1, you pretty much have the place to yourse...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
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After gaining fame for his animal point-of-view video footage of armadillos and alligators, artist Sam Easterson now enjoys quiet walks along the M...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Boneshaker Books is a collectively run, all-volunteer, progressive bookstore in the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis. It has a year round. free b...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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On any given night in Minnesota, more than 4,000 youth and young adults are homeless and on their own. Avenues for Homeless Youth is a safe place t...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:29
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Science and medicine was a main passion for Earl Bakken, inventor of the portable pacemaker. As a co-founder of Medtronic he began collecting early...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
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Recorded live at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, "Saved by Faith and Verse" is a night of Somali spoken word poetry featuring Abdi Phenome...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1