Recent News

  • The KFAI Fall Record Sale is Friday, November 21st-Sunday, November 23th at the Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo. KFAI is also accepting donations of CDs and LPs of all genres for the Record Sale through Wednesday, November 19th . All donations can be dropped off at the KFAI station: 1808 Riverside Ave. Minneapolis MN, 55454, Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.

  • Justin Simien’s new film “Dear White People” was released in the movie theaters on October seventeenth. Part of the film was shot here in Minnesota at the U of M. Minnesota native, Naomi Ko who attended the University of Minnesota was the only Asian-American featured in the movie.

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  • On November 4th, Minneapolis Voters will choose five members of the city’s school board. 

    Two of the positions are at-large seats, and the contest between four candidates to fill those city-wide posts has drawn interest from near and far.

    The Star Tribune reports that an unprecedented amount of money is pouring into the race from well-funded outside groups that seek to promote sweeping school reforms.

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  • This week, on True Brit!, Simon Husbands welcomes local business wiz Gleason Glover – Gleason owns a small marketing consultant firm,

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  • There are plenty of arts performance events to attend in the Twin Cities area, and often you’ll find American Sign Language interpreters translating for hearing impaired audiences. 

    Film director and actor Maya Washington thinks more could be done to include deaf audiences and performers in the arts mainstream. 

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  • On November 4th, Minneapolis voters will see a proposed charter amendment on their ballots.    The language of the question reads:

    Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to remove the requirement that businesses holding on-sale wine licenses in the City must serve food with every order of wine or beer and to remove mandatory food to wine and beer sales ratios?

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    This past summer,  students of the ComMUSICation choir program in the St. Paul Promise Neighborhood performed at a Twins Game.  For many of these low-income youth, it was their first visit to Target Field.  ComMUSICation works to create unique opportunities for young people.



  • Healthy, rich, and delicious, coconut is nature’s miracle healer. The Coconut Miracle Cookbook

  • Where do you go when you want to hear live music? 

    If you follow an online community called Sofar Sounds, you could wind up just about anywhere.   Sofar stands for “Songs From  A Room”.  It started five years ago in London, and has since spread to ninety cities worldwide, including Minneapolis.

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  • Former Minneapolis city council member Robert Lilligren has taken over the top post at Little Earth of United Tribes Housing Corporation, a Native preference housing development located in the Philips neighborhood of South Minneapolis.

    His appointment comes amid a rising concern over resident safety.

    Lilligren talked with KFAI's Allison Herrera about how his history in the city and the neighborhood has prepared him for this job.

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