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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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Spoken word artist Guante talks about supporting and promoting the work of young poets through competition and collaboration.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
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Composer Victor Zupanc and actor Ansa Akeya of the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis discuss the challenges and charm of Mark Twain's "Huck...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
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Ryan Dawes explores the character of Sherlock Holmes, past and present, by meeting with a group of Minnesotans devoted to preserving Sherlockian cu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The downtown movie theater has long been a fixture of small town Minnesota. But with advent of multiplexes, DVDs and on-demand viewing, small town ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Think about surfing, and you'll likely conjure up images of Malibu or Maui. But for a few hearty Minnesotans, surfing the North Shore doesn't take ...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
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These days, local craft beer is all the rage, and new taprooms are popping up all over the Twin Cities. But a look into the past reveals there's no...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 03:54
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The Pillsbury A Mill is a National Historic Landmark, and in the midst of a $150 million redevelopment project. But back in the 1800s, it was the b...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:31
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Air raid sirens were designed to alert the public of incoming enemy attacks during World War II. But 50 years ago--during the worst tornado outbrea...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:52
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Jess Mador goes behind the scenes of a familiar fast food landmark: White Castle building #8.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:05
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Video game critics say computer-generated play keeps kids glued to a screen. But at Createch Studio--a community center in St. Paul--staff are usin...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
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The internet has transformed classroom education around the world. Here in Minneapolis, the Cowles Center for Dance is doing something unique--offe...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1
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2015 marks the 100th anniversary for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The museum is well known for its free admission. But it wasn't always that ...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Somali artist Aziz Osman left home for Florence, Italy, as a young man to pursue his dream of becoming a painter, sculptor and architect. Extensiv...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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David Feinberg started the Center for Genocide & Holocaust Studies at the University of Minnesota more than 10 years ago. This year, a group of Gol...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
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No one wants to go to prison, but when the St. Cloud Correctional Facility opened its doors to the press last year during its 125th anniversary, KF...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 03:12
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Last year, when the St. Paul Public Library vacated a building in East St. Paul, another venture moved in—and its dynamic focus is spelled out in i...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The golden dome of St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church has long been a part of the south Minneapolis skyline. KFAI producer Britt Aamodt visits the ch...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:17
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The Minnesota state flag has a history that dates back more than 120 years. Throughout that time, the flag has received both praise and criticism f...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 03:28