Ms. Rekha Basu has been a columnist for The Des Moines Register since 1991. She comments on a range of local, national, and international issues with a focus on human rights, racial justice and gender equality. Ms. Basu was awarded an honary doctorate from Grinnell College and was named one of Des Moines Business Record's Women of Influence.
Mr. Matt Dalio is the Founder, CEO, and Chief of Product for the company Endless. His company plans on bringing a low-cost computer to emerging nations. Mr. Dalio was recently featured in a an article published in USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/04/14/endless-computer-is-169-answer-for-44-billion-offline/25742941/
(Link to playlist below). Nearly 100% new music on this program with featured artists FLUNK (photo left), Norwegian electronic band with magical cut "Blue Monday" and more new music from UK's Laura Marling (photo right), 25 year young lass who exudes flavors of Joni Mitchell. Fresh off the Davenport, IA concert of the Shook Twins, DJ Andy reveals new tracks never played before on Fringe Toast. Listen closely for Shook Twins' super rare Tribal Spectrum remix of "Time to Swim."
More sublime music from Mohan veena virtuoso Harry Manx from his new CD 20 Strings and the Truth. UK's electronica duo Zero 7 checks in with two tracks off their recently released EP3. Cedar Rapids electronic violinist Natalie Brown brings her talents along with The Pines who will grace the stage during Fairfest in mid-June.
It's Money Smart Week! Celebrate by learning how Jill Burnett, CEO of Libertyville Savings Bank and winner of the 2014 Extraordinary Banker Award, honed her money management skills by raising and selling calves on the family farm.
Like her dad, whose career path included being a bank janitor, a bank president, and a bank owner, Jill believes, "Life is a good teacher."
For tips on developing "Money Smart" skills, tune in this week to The Studio with Cheryl and Jill Burnett.
Ft, Socially Conscious Infamous L.A. Dj Chuck Foster and his Newest Compilation 'Easy Street'
Written, Produced & Performed by Chuck Foster, writer for the Reggae Update column for two decades for Beat Magazine (he currently writes a column for the annual Reggae Festival Guide), hosts KPFK-LA's Reggae Central and is author of Roots Rock Reggae (Billboard Books) and The Small Axe Guide To Rocksteady (Muzik Tree). The sound is rootical, the vibe is heartical and the music will make you want to move and groove.
Join us this week and next for some of the best classical jazz, or jazzy classical, you've heard in a long time.
Only at the Wildflowers Cafe.
Only on KRUU-FM.
When Amber Farman began writing her debut novel, "Farewell My Loves," she didn't realize just how much she would have in common with her heroine, Meredith, who after being diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, decides to put a profile on an online dating site to find her replacement for her beloved husband and four children.
Two years into the project, Amber herself, also the mother of four children as well as an entrepreneur, was diagnosed with breast cancer. This experience adds an extra does of reality to her writing.
Although in essence "Farewell My Loves" is a simple love story, it definitely tackles the hard subjects: death and dying, religion and spirituality, sex and even polyamory. This book demonstrates convincingly that love is rarely simple.
On tonight's edition of The After Hours I've got some more great new music from 2015. We'll start out with some brass featuring Brass Knuckle Brass Band--an eight-piece brass band hailing from Australia. Last month they released their debut LP: Split Lip, where they combine New Orleans-style brass with elements of funk and hip-hop. After that we've got some psychedelic soul with the San Francisco-based Monophonics. Earlier this week they released their fourth album together: Sound of Sinning. We'll finish out the night with some instrumental hip-hop & trip-hop featuring UK-based DJ & producer Frenic and the album he released last week Monomyth: Seperation. Stream it all live April 18th, 10pm-12am CDT right here on KRUU radio.
I found some music that really turns your head around. Some new bands to me tonight include Hammer of Hathor, Eidetic Seeing, Hector 3, and Alien Whale. Plus some Ben Vaughn, Mac DeMarco, and The Beatles. Oh, and I am previewing a song off an album I am playing in its entirety next week by The Spectacular Fantastic. Cool Breeze
THE WEEK THAT WAS
>>Blackwater Runs Deep
Blackwater’s Legacy, Beyond Public View
>>Peddling The Dynastic Cycle
Jeb Bush’s Administration Steered Florida Pension Money to W’s Fundraisers
Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street backers: We get it
>>Oil And The Future Don't Mix
Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Extend the Age of Oil
This striking chart shows why solar power will take over the world
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