James Moore talks with two members of the IOWA FREEDOM CHOIR who will be participating in Friday's multimedia presentation at the Sondheim Center celebrating black history and the civil rights movement.
Jason Aviles hails from the Bronx and is actively involved in promoting youth advocacy amd well-being. Samira Abdelrahman came to school from North Carolina. Both are student leaders at MUM. They met "Let Freedom Ring" concert founder Patti Miller at a presentation at the Public Library. They talk about their participation in this weekend's event and the upcoming trip to Mississippi where they'll sing with another choir in Meridian and visit other historic civil rights sites. It is really inspiring to hear them talk about what this journey has meant to them personally.
Station manager James Moore speaks with local artist/healer Suzanne Stryker about her thoughts on the One Billion Rising phenomenon where as many as one billion souls across the globe in 200 countries are standing up against abuse and violence toward women on February 14th. A local community athering at Morning Star Studio is planned at 7:30pm in Fairfield, with dance and more.
James Moore speaks with Allen Bailey, founder of the Harlem Gospel Choir, who are bringing their 90-minute family-friendly gospel experience to Iowa City this weekend. The theme of every performance is "bringing people & nations together & giving something back".
James Moore talks indepth with Gershon Baskin, the Israeli peace activist who negotiated with Hamas for Gilad Shalit's release and heads the Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information
"Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. Our three tiers today focus on the amazing shrinking 4th estate, the amazing shrinking economy for non-1%ers, and dirty growing pains. Check out all the headlines below the fold.
James Moore talks with Showville production manager Pete Terrill about tonight's big soiree at the Sondheim Center. From the folks who brought you “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “Hell On Wheels” and “Low Winter Sun,” it's SHOWVILLE time.
Four finalists have made it to their moment of truth and a $10,000 pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. A singer, a singer/comedian, a comedian, and a tap dancer will don the stage at the storied Sondheim for the new AMC/Sony Series called SHOWVILLE scheduled to air in May. Fairfield was one of 8 cities selected and is the last stop for the production team of 15-16 people, mostly freelance, who hire 10-12 more locals at each stop along the way. They've all been out 37 days in a row!!
James Moore talks with Sam Auen, grindcore guitarist, gravel bike racer, television chef, founder of Tacopocalypse restaurant in Des Moines and the multi-talented Kristian Day, president of Modern American Cinema.
Newsvandal JP Sottile takes us "Inside the Headlines" for a look at the week's standout stories. Main categories: Justice ≠ Just Us, droning on & on & on (don't blame us, it's a US growth industry), and is there something in the water? Click "Read more" below for all of this week's headlines with links.
James interviews renowned feminist, professor and author Zillah Eisenstein. Distinguished Scholar of Anti-Racist Feminist Political Theory at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, she wrote two articles for al Jazeera discussing women's issues in terms of the military and more.
Conservation, Climate, Energy and Environment: Iowa's Natural Resource Priorities for the Future.
James Moore discusses these issues with Rep. Curt Hanson, ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Rep. Chuck Isenhart, ranking member on the House Environmental Protection Committee, and Patrick Bosold, conservation chair of the Leopold Group, southeast Iowa's Sierra Club chapter.
we go "Inside the Headlines' with award-winning journalist and filmmaker JP Sottile, the Newsvandal. This week topics include numbing numbers, sucking economy and blowback & forth. Links to headlines listed below.
Tom Paxton is an American folk singer and singer-songwriter who has been writing, performing and recording music for over forty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
His songs include modern standards such as "The Last Thing on My Mind", "Bottle of Wine", "Whose Garden Was This?", "The Marvelous Toy", and "Ramblin' Boy". Paxton's songs have been recorded by Pete Seeger and The Weavers, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Doc Watson, Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Kingston Trio, The Chad Mitchell Trio, John Denver, Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner, Willie Nelson, Flatt & Scruggs, The Fireballs, and many others.
He has performed thousands of concerts around the world in such places as Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Holland, England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and all over the United States.
Catch Tom live in Cedar Rapids at the lovely CSPS this Saturday, January 26th at 8pm.
Fri 3:30pm, James Moore speaks with Executive Director/CEO Betty Andrews about an exciting 2-day event celebrating I"ll Make Me a World in Iowa as the first major festival of the year; the kickoff to Black History Month; the home of Iowa's newest official state song (titled I'll Make Me a World in Iowa's); with over 20,000 projected attendance.It's composed of three events: Education Day [Fri 9am-2pm]; Excellence Gala [Fri 7pm-9:30pm] and Saturday's Celebration Day Festival [10am-7pm] featuring Billy Dee Williams, Lady Tramaine Hawkins ("Oh Happy Day"), and many other stellar events including soul food, fun for the kids with inflatables, pony rides, and much, much more. For more info, the phone number is 515-288-7171.
Acting coach/director/producer Tom Todoroff talks with James Moore about his career and upcoming workshop in Fairfield on Saturday, January 26th at Morning Star Studio.
We have a very special segment planned for you. Newsvandal JP Sottile and James will highlight several emerging conspiracy angles and consider a few older ones as well. Zero Dark Thirty--a government propaganda coup? We'll share thoughts. Also, take a look at some good news and odds & ends. Click "Read more" below for link to sourced headlines.
Leah Bolger, president of the Veterans for Peace, shares her story and experiences of 20 years in the U.S. Navy and more recently as a peace activist. She travelled to Pakistan last year to take part in a convoy led by Imran Khan to protest the use of drones.
Singer/ songwriter Taylor Ross talks with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore about her first release 'Come on, the Comet' and her upcoming Beauty Shop concert on January 12th. She performs live in the studio and discusses her work helming the successful artists in residence program this past year.
Brando Piggue, president of the campus-based group NetImpact, talks with host James Moore about activities planned around this year's Martin Luther King Day. A Lord's Cupboard food drive gets underway January 14 at drop off points around the city, with a campus blitz January 18 and special entertainment in Dalby Hall at 7:30pm with keynote speaker Patti Miller. For more information the website is fairfieldvolunteercenter.org
At 4pm we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week our three main categories include Politics & Fleas, the economy doen't suck, it just sucks for you, and Meet The New Year, Same As The Old Year, plus Good News and Odds & End. For a complete list of every headline discussed with link, click "Read more" below. Archives available. And as always, thanks for tuning in.
Host James Moore speaks with Azril Bacal who came from Peru, now visiting his daughter in Fairfield before heading to Sweden. This spring, he hopes to go to Tunisia for the World Social Forum which we'll learn about.
"Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sotille. This week it's Lasting Impressions, the Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You and Food Fights. For a list of all the headlines with links, click on Read more below.
we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sotille. This week it's Lasting Impressions, the Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You and Food Fights. For a list of all the headlines with links, click on Read more below.
A shorter "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile that explores the contours of the invisible handshake with some Good News and Odds & Ends mixed in for good measure. See complete list below.
"Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile looks at Hearts, Minds and Bombs; that sucking economy; and chemistry sets in ouor food plus the usual nod to Good News and Odds & Ends mixed in for good measure. See complete list below.
KRUU 100.1 FM station manager James Moore talks with Lori Knox at the Chamber of Commerce and First Fridays Artwalk Director Dania De Bortoli about this month's holiday gingerbreadpalooza. It's the Chamber's 9th year supporting the gingerbread house extravaganza. The event sponsor is Hy-Vee.
A special "Inside the Headlines": a discussion of historian Henry Wiencek's revelations on Thomas Jefferson from his new book "Master of the Mountain." James and JP Sottile, the Newsvandal share insights on this subject, the new UN observer status for Palestinians (which 138 countries voted to grant, 41 abstained, and 9 countries voted against, including the US, Israel, Canada and the Czech Republic), plus some more thoughts on JFK.
Pirate Satellite host Bruce Miller interviews awakened Dr. Ron Leymaster, a seasoned mental health professional with over thirty years' experience assisting people in making real life changes. His passion, life experience and training help his clients to find the fire that burns within, to define who they are, He became involved with the Oneness Blessing through the teachings of Bhagavan Kalki years ago. He is taking part in the 2012 Earth Expo Dec 1st & 2nd at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City.
James Moore interviews LYRICAL VENUS host Heather Miller about the release of her self-produced "Anchor" CD and her celebration/performance this weekend at Cafe P with special friends.
At 4pm, we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile for a look at the latest news haps from around the globe. Click "Read more" below for a complete listing of this week's headlines.