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- The Studio - 20161031 - Kenny Pearl

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Kenny Pearl, Author of  Dance GodsIf you want to create work, dive into other worlds: they give you enthusiasm and hope. So says professional dancer and dance teacher Kenny Pearl, author of The Dance Gods: A New York Memoir. Kenny lived in New York City during the 1960s and 1970s. He danced for and with Martha Graham and later circled the globe dancing for the boundary-breaking Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Now on dance faculty at Canada's Ryerson University, Kenny works with emerging dancers and preserves the memories of legends.

- Planet Erstwild - 20161028 - Bill Kirchen

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Guitar Legend Bill Kirchen at The Depot Brewery Thu Nov 3rd


Bill KirchenInterview airs Tue Nov 1st at 7am CT

Indy Week calls him "one of the best guitarists in the land". Vintage Guitar Magazine labels him "an American classic." British rocker Nick Lowe says, "He is one of the singular instrumental stylists of American roots music. To hear his sound once is to have it indelibly etched on your musical memory." The Man in Black, Johnny Cash, put it simply: "I think he's great."

 

Grammy-nominated Titan of the Telecaster Blll Kirchen, co-founder of the original Kirchen, on the far right, with Commander Cody“Americana” band, Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, will be in Fairfield for one show only at the Depot Brewery on Thursday, November 3rd at 8pm. His guitar licks propelled Commander Cody's hit “Hot Rod Lincoln” into the Top 10 back in 1072 and he's been blazing away ever since. His latest release "Transatlanticana" came out in August.

 

Kirchen is no stranger to Fairfield but this will be his first time playing the Depot Brewery, an artisan juke joint with a killer sound system and spacious dance floor perfectly suited to his twang-a-billy rock'n'roll sensibilities. Bill grew up in Michigan where he graduated same year, same class from Ann Arbor High School as one James Newell Osterberg, Jr., otherwise known as Iggy Pop. Kirchen relates: “I first saw Bob Dylan at my high school in Ann Arbor in ’63, then Newport Folk Festival in ’64 where he debuted ‘Mr. Tambourine Man.’ I went to Newport the next year and saw him ‘go electric’. I loved it. What I saw those two years at Newport, and all the wild music that came through Ann Arbor and Detroit pretty much ruined me for normal work.”

A founding father of Americana, Bill's fun-loving, devil may care, go for broke musicality is always entertaining. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of show. Available now at the Depot Brewery or by credit card at 641 469-6959 during working hours.

- The Studio - 20161024 - Casey Hynes

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Casey Hynes, JournalistExpat turned Iowan Casey Hynes is a contributing writer for Forbes Asia, a freelance journalist, and a content marketing writer with extensive experience covering tech, entrepreneurship, and human rights issues in Asia. Committed to building community wherever she lands, Casey's a member of the Fairfield CoLab and serves on its Board of Directors. She also founded the Iowa Chapter of the Journalism and Women Symposium.

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Rachel Hyde & Grace Gillespie CarterTackling the writing and publishing process together proved productive for novelists Rachel Hyde and Grace Gillespie Carter. Though they live far apart, they've been friends for nearly 50 years and writing support pals for 22. For tips on how to craft relationships that foster creativity, tune in this week to The Studio with Cheryl, Rachel and Grace.

- The Studio - 20161010 - Michelle Edwards

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Absolutely, positively believe in the power of story. So says Michelle Edwards, award-winning author, illustrator and big time knitter. Her book, Chicken Man, was re-released this year for its 25th anniversary. Schwartz & Wade just released Michelle's newest book A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story of Knitting & Love. For tips on building your own inventory of story ideas to develop, tune in this week to The Studio with Cheryl on KRUU.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

How Did We End Up With Such Unpopular Candidates?
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/how-did-we-end-up-with-such-unpopular-candidates/

Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf, Head of Community Bank Hit With Multi-Million in Clawbacks
http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/09/wells-fargo-ceo-stumpf-hit-with-41-million-in-clawbacks-head-of-community-bank-dinged-19-million.html

Cracks in the Kingdom: Saudi Arabia Rocked by Financial Strains
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/28/cracks-in-the-kingdom-saudi-arabia-rocked-by-financial-strains/

U.S.-led Airstrikes Have Allegedly Killed Over 850 Syrian Civilians. So Where Is the Outrage?
http://inthesetimes.com/article/19501/the-u.s.-recently-apologized-for-killing-syrian-soldiers.-why-wont-it-do-th

Nuclear-armed neighbors, both U.S. allies, exchange fire
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/india-pakistan-trade-fire-kashmir-border-pakistani-troops-killed/

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO
http://phys.org/news/2016-09-world-bad-air.html

World's first baby born with DNA from 3 people
https://www.yahoo.com/news/worlds-first-baby-born-3-parent-technique-report-175637487.html

- The Studio - 20160926 - Troy & Amy Van Beek

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Ideal Energy co-owners Troy & Amy Van BeekIowa husband-and-wife duo Troy and  Amy Van Beek pooled their resources and talents--he's an ex-Navy Seal with a degree in Sustainability; she's an Eco-Architectural Designer and Builder with a degree in Fine Arts--to create Iowa's pioneering solar company, Ideal Energy Inc. Idealism motivates this dynamic couple, who believe creating energy abundance through sustainable practices will help eliminate scarcity, a primary motivation for war.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

How violence in North Carolina could help Donald Trump
http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2016/09/clashes-charlotte

Tulsa Police Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Charges, Released on $50,000 Bond
http://abcnews.go.com/US/tulsa-police-officer-betty-shelby-charged-degree-manslaughter/story?id=42290178

Ahmad Khan Rahami: New York bombings suspect arrested after shootout
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/19/new-york-bombing-suspect-ahmad-khan-rahami
 
Obama: ‘Israel cannot permanently occupy Palestinian land’
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20160921-obama-israel-cannot-permanently-occupy-palestinian-land/

Congress is grandstanding on Wells Fargo and Mylan
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/congress-is-grandstanding-on-wells-fargo-and-mylan-172118468.html

How Big Pharma Lobbyists Make the Opioid Crisis Worse
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2016/09/20/How-Big-Pharma-Lobbyists-Make-Opioid-Crisis-Worse

The Invisible American
http://www.gallup.com/opinion/chairman/195680/invisible-american.aspx

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The second annual Creative Edge Film Fest (CEFF) gets under way September 22-25 at the historic, artfully renovated Orpheum Theater, 121 W. Broadway, providing a venue for independent filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors to showcase their talents. The event is co-sponsored by KRUU.

“Our purpose is to showcase films with style, insight, and inspiration that resonate with Fairfield’s unique arts community,” says Jim Belilove, the festival’s co-executive producer and President of Creative Edge Master Shop, Fairfield’s world class architectural fabrication company that is sponsoring the festival.

CEFF Founder and Producer Tracy McCormick of Lightfinder Public Relations says, “The films we will screen are a diverse blend of transformational ideas reflective of the world we live in today.” Her vision remains clear to bring attention and support to the growing Iowa filmmaking community.

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