The Black Experience In Story County

February 28, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 02/28/2014
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The Barred Owls start things off with their calls as they begin Spring courtship and nesting according to the Phenology Calendar.

Ames Choral Society Director Steven Hoifeldt and performers, who describe the upcoming Cabaret Show, "Greeced Lightening" which be performed on February 28 and March 2 at the Octagon Art Center in Ames.

KHOI producer and DJ Ron Latson (pictured above) introduces some members of the area who are black,

Nitten Gadia describes a community space he and the Makers' Club plan to develop in downtown Ames where people can come and carry out their own projects. Nitten is looking for others interested in this project.

League of Women Voters Forum

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

Heart of Iowa program originally broadcast 02/26/2014
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The League of Women Voters held a forum about the bond issue for a proposed Ames Convention Center which will be on the ballot on March 4. In addition to the "Heart of Iowa" program which included a condensation of the questions following the presentation, we will broadcast the full program of 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Broadcast Studio Update

February 19, 2014 - 8:00am -- ron

This week we will finish building our large sound isolating window to the front room, acquiring sound isolating doors, finishing sheetrock on the ceilings of the two smaller recording studios and finalizing heat/AC design and installation. Then comes sheetrock finishing, electrical and lighting, sound absorbing materiaal for ceilings and walls, paint and carpet. A lot to do yet, but things are falling into place. We are looking forward to great progress this weekend.

The NAACP and Percussion

February 19, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 02/19/2014
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Our guest today was Edna Clinton talking with us about the NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization with over 100 years of striving for racial justice. Paul Hertz brought us an interview and preview of the percussion concert at Mary Ellen Tye Recital Hall at 7:30 PM, Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Hosts: Devita Harden and Susan Franzen
Reporter and Production Assistant: Paul Kurtz

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