Dr. Dinesh Gyawali is an ayurvedic physician trained at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal. He earned a post graduate degree at the same university specializing in medical anthropology. Currently he is working on his PhD in Human Physiology at MUM studying the effects of ayurvedic herbs on coronary heart disorders. He's kindly agreed to keep the discussion simpler on this week's GREAT TASTE, talking about common procedures that can be used at home for minor ailments. Also, he'll share the many ways herbs and spices can be used in our daily meals to enhance health. We'll explore cumin, turmeric, tulsi and other culinary botanic delights.
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The spotlight shines brightly on New York City based trip-hop band Wax Poetic (photo) featuring Sissy Clemens (center) on vocals and Swedish-Turkish composer/musician Ilhan Erashin (left). More good tracks from Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. New musicians to Fringe Toast this week include Will Phalen (Chicago area songwriter), The Shook Twins (Oregon harmonic sister act), Annie Williams (Nashville songwriter), Trent Dabbs (Mississippi songwriter), and Tom Freund (Ben Harper collaborator). Rosi Golan (right) contribures her magnificent talents.
The second-hour Chill Session benefits from Jah Wobble, Radiohead, and a preview track "Hunger of the Pine" from English alternative band Alt-J's new upcoming epic CD release. You don't want to miss this program. So, mark your calendar, turn down the lights, and let the chill flow!
Click here for play list. Encourage your friends anywhere to join the live stream on www.kruufm.com any Wednesday night at 8pm Central.
Take two accomplished singer-songwriters with a friendship that goes back far enough to sweeten their harmonies in a way that only time and familiarity can. Add a few years of motherhood and singing their babes to sleep. Reach out to their fanbases to find out favorite soothing songs across ages and artists. Choose 14 of those original and cover songs and record them with a stellar team of musicians. The result is "Til The Morning: Lullabyes and Songs of Comfort" by Edie Carey & Sarah Sample, a dreamy collection of songs that both children and parents can enjoy for lulling themselves off to sleep.
Tune in to Lyrical Venus for an interview with Edie & Sarah to find out more about how they met, why they chose to do this project together and of course, to hear a few songs! Lyrical Venus is Wednesday, June 25 from 9-10am Central. Interview at 9:30am.
On today's edition of That Righteous Jive I've got some great funk, brass and afro-beat, all from albums released in the last month. I'll be featuring Analog Son, Rebirth Brass Band and Big Mean Sound Machine. Stream it live June 24th 5-6pm CDT right here on KRUU radio.
If the weather was in your favor, I'll bet you all had a total blast at FairFest 2014. I apologize once again for the fact that I and my band the Gin Palace Jesters were not in attendance(maybe next year). We were busy that saturday night. We performed on the back of a flatbed trailer in a horse barn...the realization of a lifelong showbiz dream for everyone in the band.
HAD TO BE POSTPONED AND WILL BE AIRED TOMORROW (SUN, JUNE 29th) at 2 PM!
My friend Lee from China is with me again for this episode. We're going to play Chinese music only and talk about the Chinese language, popular myths about it, teach you some useful phrases and some fun tongue twisters! Tune in for everything you always wanted to know about what is really spoken in the Far East.
Join us 4pm CT Fridays on people-powered solar KRUUfm.com for "Inside the Headlines" to get your weekly news fix [rebro Sundays 9am and Monday 1am].
Today's three tiers include; Life On Earth? Priceless, War and Pieces, & Buckle Your Beltway (Bumpy Ride Ahead). For links to today's headlines, click "Read more" below.
Tune in to Writers' Voices this week to hear the fascinating stories behind two great new books written by strong women.
First up, Heather Gray, with "Faith, Hope, Love & Deployment," a devotional for military families that she started writing with her husband David during his last deployment to Afghanistan. Sadly, he was killed in action, but inspired by his last letter home which began "To answer the question of why I'm willing to lay my life on the line for my country...", Heather finished this truly needed book.
The second half of this week's show features the truly impressive Lillian Darr, now 92 and a resident of Fairfield. Lilllian, author of a very entertaining look back on her life so far, "Memoirs of a 90-year Old Hippie," will be joining us live in the KRUU studio.
Caroline and Monica are delighted to bring these two wonderful women to Writers' Voices!