Upon Your CanvasJoin us this week on Writers' Voices for a Upon Your Canvaspreview of this evening's ecstatic poetry reading by Paul Goldman at Revelations Cafe.  Paul talks about the inspiration for this, his third book of poetry, where he combines efforts with painter Natosha Keefer. Paul who has over 45,000 Twitter and Facebook followers, also talks about the importance for writers of building a platform with social media.

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June 19-21

Featuring Cyril Neville’s Royal Southern Brotherhood, Elephant Revival, Greg Brown, Pieta Brown, The Pines, Sam Llanas (formerly of the BoDeans), Gipsy Moon, Shook Twins, Ian Moore, Giving Tree Band, Keelan Dimick, Muddy Ruckus, Arthur Lee Land, Chad Elliott, Christopher the Conquered, Dylan Sires & Neighbors, Robert Reeder, Society of Broken Souls, Jefferson Cuunty Green band & dozens more! Click on poster for more info.

  • Thu
    Jun 25
    2:00 pm -
    4:00 pm
  • Wed
    Jul 01
    2:00 am -
    4:00 am

Songs From 1966

G ManWell, due to an unfortunate glitch you heard the 1967 show last week. If things go swimmingly you will hear 1966 this week. The playlists are online at this site. The music in play is still from an era where they really built the sound for a buying public markey of record-spinners. Infectious is about the very least you can say about these songs. The G Man

Mr Stephen Raimondi is a leading authority on the production and consumption of beer. He has sampled the finest beers and ales from around the world and has been certified to serve as a judge at beer competitions. Stephen discusses everything from microbreweries to the recent renaissance in the beer industry.

Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award winning author of over 30 books on religion and spirituality. Rami received his rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He was also initiated into the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta Hinduism. www.rabbirami.com

 

  • Wed
    Jun 24
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jun 30
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - SONGHOY BLUES & AWNA TEIXEIRA Wed., 6/24 at 8pm CT

Songhoy BluesDJ Andy returns with 100% new tracks program show featuring singer-songwriter Awna Teixeira (recent Cafe P performer, photo right) and Mali-based World music band Songhoy Blues (photo left) with tracks from their new CD Music in Exile. Twin spins during first hour include never before played tracks from Eilen Jewell, Eliza Gilkyson, and Rising Appalachia.

In this week's second-hour Chill Session, you ears tingle with delight with Awna Teixeiraintriguing down-tempo songs from Gregory Page, Tracey Thorn, Bearfoot, and Damien Jurado. Final tracks come from the young electro-acoustic composer Emancipator from the Northwest with splendid insrumental pieces from CD Dusk to Dawn.

CLICK HERE for playlist. Tell your friends to join the livestream at www.kruufm.com. The best music you never hear... unless you are tuned to Fringe Toast.

Read DJ Andy's music reviews in the Iowa Source Magazine. Click here for link to list of artists reviewed.

 

  • Wed
    Jun 24
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jun 30
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - SONGHOY BLUES & AWNA TEIXERIA Wed., 6/24 at 8pm CT

Michelle Edwards, Author & IllustratorDoodling can lead you to the right frame of mind to get things done and to unleash your creative flow. Author, artist, and knitter Michelle Edwards uses doodling, color, and other life hacks as a successful arts entrepreneur. Michelle won the National Jewish Book Award for her children's picture book Chicken Man. Her illustrations have appeared in several shows of children's book art. She's written a monthly column for the Lion  Brand Yarn Company, and her book, A Knitter's Home Companion: A Heartwarming Collection of Stories, Patterns, and Recipes received praise from author Jane Smiley.

  • Mon
    Jun 22
    10:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  • Wed
    Jun 24
    4:00 am -
    6:00 am

A Month of Country, Week 4: Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Soul ExternalWrites' Voices is pleased to once again welcome Steve Semken, founder of Ice Cube Press in North Liberty, Iowa, and author of "Soul External: Rediscovering the Great Blue Heron."  This book is a new breed, and difficult to describe.  The Ice Cube Press web site promises a "realm full of lore, hearsay, myth, and spirt." The late environmental book reviewer from Orion magazine, Peter Sauer, called it mythological natural history, and although apt, that is only a partial description.  Steve SemkenSemken mixes in memoir, philosophical meanderings, inspirational quotes, poetry, graphic design, experimental typography, and fine artworks from Andrew Driscoll.  The result?  Well, you'll have to see it for yourself.

Tune in this week for another journey into the world of books.



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