THE WEEK THAT WAS
Big winner from Obamacare ruling: Health care stocks
>>The Recovery Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
CEO pay at US’s largest companies up 54% since recovery began in 2009
Is Iraq worth the fight? After years of war and chaos, its people no longer know
The Many Miseries of Yemeni Families
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"We love letting the songs speak for themselves, create themselves."
Society of Broken Souls is the songwriting duo of Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter. Both multi-instrumentalists, they write, record, and perform songs for fearless hearts, using words and melody to create musical snapshots that confront our shared, raw humanity while they celebrate the beautiful mosaic of the human experience. Their live performances feature seamless harmony vocals and a wide array of instruments from fiddle and guitar to piano and drums.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
Why Fast Track Isn’t Free Trade
Fast Track to the Corporate Wish List
AP analysis: More 'phony numbers' in reports as stocks rise
States Confront Wide Budget Gaps Even After Years of Recovery
>>Apple Of Your iTunes
Apple Music: The second revolution
Spotify Just Raised Quite a Lot of Money to Take On Apple’s New Music Service
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"Bring two pairs of dancing shoes to FAIRfest cuz you're gonna wear one pair out!"
Grammy Award winning vocalist Nawlins' favorite son Cyril Neville has been called a philosopher, poet, and one of the last great southern soul singers. His prolific career spans work with the Meters the Neville Brothers, and now the Royal Southern Brotherhood who have a NEW RECORD JUST OUT with Ruf Records recording group. Their third studio album is called “Don’t Look Back: The Muscle Shoals Sessions”. The album was recorded at the legendary FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals and produced by Grammy award winning producer, Tom Hambridge, along with some new talent has created RSB’s best studio effort to date.
"I love Fairfield. People are open and accepting."
"It’s not easy to pigeon-hole the Iowa based Dylan Sires and Neighbors. They definitely have a solid command of melody in the tradition of power pop, and are influenced by The Beatles, Vampire Weekend and 50′s styled balladry." --Powerpopaholic | "Sires’ sound is a delightful mash-up: Beatles-esque harmonies, rhythm syncopation ala Modest Mouse, and guitars that hail from all over. Yes, if your normal bill of goods is something harder and faster, Sires’ pop sensibilities will come off as milquetoast. But variety is the spice of life, folks." --Chad Taylor Des Moines Cityview magazine
THE WEEK THAT WAS
>>Passing the Baton... and the Bucks
Gen. Allen: ISIS War to Last 'A Generation or More'
SUMMARY: Costs of War in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan FY2001-2014 in Billions of Current Dollars
>>Now You See It, Now You Don't
USA Freedom Act Passes: What We Celebrate, What We Mourn, and Where We Go From Here
>>Eyes of the Beholder
Caitlyn Jenner, 65, Is the Oldest Woman to Appear on the Cover of Vanity Fair
Jon Stewart criticizes Jenner coverage: 'Now, your looks are the only thing we care about'
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James Moore speaks with Dagmar's beautiful Gemma Cohen and beautiful Miranda Mallard about their brand new amazing release and CD release party this Saturday, June 6th at Phoenix Rising Hall. Beautiful music and a lot of special friends will descend upon the stage for their CD debut party.
Meet Iowa Peace Corps state director Ryan Cairns (pictured with his wife) and St Louis Peace Corps recruiter Joe Zucchini who will inform us about all things Peace Corps.
They will have a booth at this year's FAIRfest and can answer any questions you might have about joining the Peace Corps or even finding out more info for future consideration.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore discusses a wide range of interesting aspects regarding life in the Peace Corps.