4-times BMA award winner blues musician Tommy Castro talks with James Moore from the road about his nascent career, recent European jog through Norway, his brand of songwriting, grooving band and much more.
His latest release Hard Believer, produced by John Porter, who has worked with B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, The Smiths, Otis Rush, Billy Bragg, and Roxy Music, has garnered rave reviews. The band plays 150-200 gigs a year all across the US and Europe.
Planet Erstwild host James Moore interviews Walter Day.
Planet Erstwild host James Moore inerviews Donald Sosin.
James Moore interviews Constitutional scholar and former Libertarian candidate for President Michael Badnarik and Clyde Cleveland, former Iowa Libertarian Gubernatorial candidate.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore talks with journalist Elizabeth Brown and Go Green commission member Bob Ferguson about Elizabeth's visit to Fairfield to gather background information for a piece on the community's renewable energy focus, including highlighting eco-friendly local company Green Building Supply.
James Moore interviews State Senator Becky Schmitz.
Jennifer Melmon talks with James Moore about working with the Gundecha Brothers, her time in India, and the upcoming concert Friday, June 18th at ICON Gallery at 8pm.
At 3:30pm, Marie Lehrer talks about her work with Rise-Africa, a nonprofit she founded and the upcoming event A Night for Africa, Friday, June 18th at 7:30pm at the Students Art Center (formerly the Student Union Theater) on MUM campus. This benefit concert is to help Africans lift themselves out of poverty through micro-loans, sustainable agriculture and fair living conditions. For more information, the website is www.rise-africa.org.
At 3:05pm, James speaks with Dave Butler who is holding the 23rd Annual Vintage Power Wagon Rally this week in Fairfield. He'll talk all about his travels, how the Rally got started, what events are happening this week and much more.
Chicago-based author/activist/media specialist Kathleen Quasey talks with James about her book Healer of Souls: Father Peter Mary Rookey and the International Compassion Ministry and her work in the field of solar renewables.
KRUU general manager James Moore discusses life on the open road with a couple of cross country electric bike riders, brother/sister team of Catherine & Oliver Bock.
Here is the link to The Green Riders Blog entries on their Fairfield experience: http://www.thegreenriders.blogspot.com.
James Moore speaks with David Leffler about his career in the military and an upcoming benefit concert for veterans interested in learning to teach the Transcendental Meditation technique.
James Moore interviews Jason Walsmith and Mike Butterworth, co-founders of seminal Iowa rock the Nadas, about their upcoming concert in Fairfield this Saturday, May 29th at the Sondheim Center. Opening act: She Swings, She Sways.
2pm/ Fairfield's quiet zone is making noise with the city's hiring of Andy Mielke, AICP, a quiet zone specialist who works with SRF Consulting out of Minneapolis. He talks with James Moore about prospects for doing the same thing he spearheaded in Burlington, Iowa, and more than 20 other cities around the country. Focusing on the issues of safety and quality of life, he explains Federal Railroad Association requirements, his past work with the BNSF Railway, possibilitites for Fairfield's 8 train crossings, timelines, expenses, and more.
Ottumwa-born Chric Canny, who lived in Fairfield for 20 years, is running as a Republican candidate for the state house in the 89th District. Rick Marlar, a former US submarine serviceman and longtime truck driver, is running as a Republican candidate for the state senate here in Distrct 45, a seat currently held by Becky Schmitz. James Moore talks with both of them about their views and aspirations for the upcoming Republican primary on June 8th.
Fred Kirschenmann, international leader in organic and sustainable agriculture, will be in Fairfield Tuesday, May 18, speaking at the Sondheim Center at 8:00 pm. Dr. Kirschenmann's talk, "Food and Farming in our Future," will be hosted by Francis Thicke's campaign for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. The lecture is free and open to the public.
A Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Kirschenmann has lectured and written extensively about ethics and agriculture. A collection of his essays was recently published as a book, titled Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher. Fred's book covers his writings on farming, philosophy and sustainability. Copies of Fred's book will be available for sale, and Fred will sign them, after the lecture.