Blogs

  • Wed
    May 27
    7:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  • Fri
    May 29
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am

A Sweet Hour of GREAT TASTE!

THIS WEEK'S SHOW

James Beard Award Winner Mindy Segal

Ms. American Pie Beth Howard

Cookie Love2012 James Beard Pastry Award Winner, Molly Segal, owner of Hot Chocolate in Chicago, kicks off the show.  We're going to talk about her new book.  You can see it to the left, and it has a recipe for my absolute favorite store-bought-cookie-of-my-youth, Pepperidge Farm's Milanos.  Can't wait to try it.  Make Hot Chocolate a destination if you are going to Chicago.

Beth Howard >Next up one of my favorite individuals in the entire universe, Beth Howard.  Beth, the author of Making Piece and Ms. American Pie, is dropping by before starting out on her WORLD PIECE tour, where she will be making pie around the world to highlight goodness, community-building, and promote cultural tolerance. 

During a 12-week tour she'll visit and make American-style pies in 10 different countries, and learn what "pie" is like in those countries from her hosts.  Check out this article about Beth and other culinary folks working to make the world a brighter spot.

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  • Wed
    May 27
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jun 02
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - RISING APPALACHIA & EMANCIPATOR on 5/27 at 8pm CT

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After new program theme song "Save Me" by Listenbee, DJ Andy Bargerstock delivers another live program presenting the best music from off-the-beaten path with special focus on new tracks from sister-duo Rising Appalachia (alternative folk, photo rising appalachialeft) and Emancipator (ambient electronica composer).  Addtional new releases from Tanlines, The Weepies, Milk Carton Kids, and Plumb.

The second-hour Chill Zone offers an extended set of East Indian and western electronica fusion with Ganga Beats and also Adam Shaikh & Catherine Potter. Late in the show, former lead singer with Zero 7, Sophie Barker, contributes a beautiful down-tempo track, "Home (Custom Blue Remix)." Sounds so much like Zero 7 in their heyday.

Click here for playlist. Spread the word to friends to discover the best music you never hear ... unless your tuned to Fringe Toast for live streaming at www.kruufm.com.  Send musical suggestion to fringetoast@kruufm.com.

  • Mon
    May 25
    4:00 pm -
    5:00 pm
  • Thu
    May 28
    9:00 am -
    10:00 am

Mane Rok Hip-Hop

Mane Rok originally stepped out onto the national stage with his Colorado indie Hip-Hop/Rap Trio ManeLine (MC ManeRok, MC InkLine, Deejay Tense).

The Magic Thief by Sarah PrineasFantasy Author Sarah Prineas, who penned the wildly popular Magic Thief and Winterling book series, will talk to kids & teens at the Fairfield Public Library during FAIRfest 2015! Sarah's talk covers how the heroes in her award-winning books make mistakes, take risks, and find their way toward heroism. Her visit is part of the library's 2015 Children's Summer Reading Program. This year's theme? "Every Hero Has a Story." 

Anna-Maria Petricelli and Nynke Passi will both present creativity/writing workshops for adults and older teens at the library as part of FAIRfest also. All three programs are free and open to the public. Check FAIRfest's Writing & the Arts Track site for dates and details.

Uncover details on all the free library programs for kids during Summer Reading Kickoff Day by dropping in to the library any time from 1:00-4:30 PM Saturday, June 6th, 2015. Many groups will be on hand to explain and demonstrate other activities available for area kids this summer.

Youth Services Librarian Afton Hallauer packed the library's summer calendar with tons of free activities for kids. For a glimpse into FAIRfest and Summer Reading Program events being held at the library this summer, tune in to KRUU this week for The Studio with Cheryl and Afton!

John Kepner, the Director of the International Association of Yoga Therapists will be intereviewed on Speaking Freely today by Dennis Raimondi along with his special co-host Philip Goldberg, author of the book American Veda.

Carla & Chuck OffenburgerNOT TO BE MISSED!!

A delightful, wide-ranging discussion about life as a storyteller in Iowa, the uniqueness of Fairfield, the state of jourmalism, and much more with Iowa treasure Chuck Offenburger, longtime former columnist for the Des Moines Register. Currently semi-retired, living on a farm he rehabbed in Cooper, Iowa, Chuck's been writing and sharing stories the last 15 years on his own website offenburger.com with wife Carla.

His tribute in honor of the passing of colorful centenarian & Fairfield icon Lee Gobble ["It's g-g-g goodbye: Fairfield memorializes its grandest character"] was a touching, funny, warm-hearted, insightful portrait and a wonderful snapshot of the town whose universities, Parsons and MUM, evolved from "Flunkout U" to "Unusual U".

  • Sun
    May 24
    2:00 pm -
    3:00 pm
  • Tue
    May 26
    9:00 am -
    10:00 am

Roxy's Rice Bowl Episode 76: Anime Soundtracks and Openings

For episode 76 I put together some of my favorite Soundtracks and Openings from Japanese ANIME. It is going to be a great variety of genres and styles of music. I'll play some great pieces of Japanese classical music, so I invite all fans of the Studio Ghibli movies such as "Spirited Away" (image) and especially fans of the genius compositions by Joe Hisaishi to tune in! To keep the mood up I plan to mix the classical works with some fun opening songs from Anime series...

  • Mon
    May 25
    10:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  • Wed
    May 27
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

The Great American Songbook, Week 4: George Gershwin

You may think you know nearly everything there is to know about this most versatile of American composers, but it ain't necessarily so.

George Gershwin

Obvious World ~ Sunday Nights ~ 9e/8c/7m/6p ♥

2 HOURS OF GRAMMY AWARD WINNER CYRIL NEVILLE on solar KRUU 100.1FM.

Sit back and enjoy two hours of one of New Orleans' and America's finest performers. Cyril Neville has made musical history many times over with his brothers, the Neville Brothers and funky Nawlins band The Meters.

And we get to see him with his band, Royal Southern Brotherhood, lay it all down right in our own hometown at FAIRfest '15. He headlines Saturday, June 20th. Also, Saturday: Sam Llanas (formerly of the BoDeans), Shook Twins, Ian Moore, Carly Myers & Yojimbo, Christopher the Conquered, Mr Nasti, Control, Keelan Dimick, Ken Mottet, Firesale, Society of Broken Souls, Jefferson County Green Band, Brigham Young Dance Troupe, and many others.

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