Music and Wool

April 25, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 04/25/2014
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Steve Hoifeldt and Paul Hertz discussed the theme for this year’s Ames Choral Society Spring Concert concert which ties in to Ames Sesquicentennial, “Made in Ames”, which will be 7:00 PM Sunday, April 27, 2014 at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 209 Colorado Ave., Ames.

We discussed the Celebrate Singing Choral Festival at 7:00 PM Friday, April 25 at Ballard High School, Huxley, co-sponsored by Ames Children’s Choirs and Ballard Community Schools.

Kidical Mass and Art Vacancy

April 23, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 04/23/2014
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Today's Local Talk helps you "gear up" for this weekend by sharing info and insights about 2 cultural happenings in our community. Our first guest is Sandra Looft, founder of Ames Kidical Mass, which gathers once a month for family-friendly bike rides (April 26). Tune in to hear Sandra's inspirations and the childhood bike memories of other Ames residents. Next we spoke with Lyndsay Nissen, the organizer of an "unfiltered" art exhibition called Art Vacancy (April 24-27) and two artists whose installations are featured in this event, Ryan Francois and Jennifer Drinkwater.

Earth Day

April 22, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Heart of Iowa program originally broadcast 04/22/2014
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For Earth Day 2012 we heard from Ed Fallon, host of the Fallon Forum, on the road with the The Great Climate March, followed by excerpts from the panel “Agriculture and Climate Change” held on March 30.

    Panel Guests:
  • Susan Guy, Interfaith Power and Light
  • Mike Glover, Moderater
  • Christopher Anderson, ISU Climate Scientist and Agronomist
  • Joan Fumetti, Retired UCC clergy and Foods Resource Bank Staff
  • Matt Russell, Drake Agricultural Law Program and farmer
  • Arlyn Schipper, Grundy County grain farmer

Housing and Talent Factory

April 16, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 04/16/2014
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We celebrated Fair Housing Month with Vanessa Baker Latimer, Housing Coordinator for the Planning and Housing Department of Ames, and Diane Birt, community member representing AMOS. Then we visited with Larry Sloan telling us about upcoming shows at the Talent Factory in Nevada.

Hosts: Devita Harden and Susan Franzen

Ad Hoc VEISHEA and Molly Ivins

April 14, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 04/14/2014
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In the wake of the "official" cancellation of VEISHEA but ongoing "unofficial" (alcohol-related) estivities, we bring in three ISU students who organized an impromptu parade and picnic in the true spirit of the event.

Later in the hour, Greenlee School professor Mark Witherspoon joins us to discuss First Amendment Days.

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