Arts & Culture

Cinema Shanty

*Cinema Shanty airs every Friday Morning during KFAI Weekly News (9-10am), always in the last ten minutes of the show (between 9:50 and 10:00am). Also available via podcast

Cinema Shanty is the newly revamped film discussion show, formerly known as Movie Talk.

Verbal Graffiti Radio

Verbal Graffiti Radio

Hosted by
e.g. bailey, Shá Cage and DJ Musically Rich

Verbal Graffiti Radio will showcase spoken word, and spoken word-related, recordings throughout history, from different artistic movements such as the Beat Generation and the Black Arts Movement to today. It will also include recordings from different cultures, translated and untranslated.

Wave Project

Community Access Radio

Community radio presented by and representing members of the community, the Wave Project is KFAI's public access hour.

Create your own one hour radio show: you make it up and you present it. You bring your own music, poetry, ideas, opinions, friends – whatever.

We put your show on the air and provide a professional radio engineer, all the equipment, and expertise.

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Where “radio play” is the central part of the phrase. Hosted by Jerry Stearns. Audio theater, a medium where almost everything is left to your imagination.

Art Matters

Do the arts matter? Tune in to Art Matters every Wednesday night at 7pm and find out! Art Matters showcases the local arts community, including current events and arts-related discussions. Art Matters is the longest-running arts talk show in the Twin Cities.

If you have any comments or ideas for program topics, send information to Art Matters c/o KFAI or e-mail Marya Morstad at:

Fresh Fruit

Fresh Fruit, the longest running Queer radio show in the country, has been live, weekly on KFAI Fresh Air Radio since 1978. On May 11, 2013, Fresh Fruit Celebrated 35 Years!


Fresh Fruit Collective Hosts:

1st Thursdays-Leigh Combs and guest hosts

Youth spots, general topics

2nd Thursdays - Roxanne Anderson

Filipino American National News

The Filipino-American National News (FANN) is one of the only Filipino-American radio shows in the U.S. and airs every Sunday night from 9:00 – 9:30 p.m. Central Time on KFAI-Radio, 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM Saint Paul.

Listening Lounge

There ought to be a place on the radio for surprises. The Listening Lounge tries to be that delightful, and sometimes disturbing, place. When we air newsy documentaries, you won’t hear experts droning on. You’ll hear vibrant stories about real people. And when we air shorter audio experiences, we get out of the way and let sound tell the story.


It’s a Worldwide DUB Affair Baby!

Join Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss (aka Capt. 2much FreeTime) in the Echo Chamber your worldwide dub club.


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