Climate Change Lobby and School of Rock

July 11, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 07/11/2014
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Ames residents Stephen Biggs and Deb Fink of the Citizen's Climate Lobby (CCL) give the details of their proposal for a free-market approach to regulation of greenhouse gases emissions from fuels. Then, co-host Greta Anderson shares a montage of impressions and interviews of the 2014 School of Rock in Ames, a two-week summer intensive project in which teenagers learn to work together in bands and perform onstage, under the tutelage of long-time local rockers Al and Melita Biela of Ames Music Studios.

Grassroots Radio Conference

July 9, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 07/16/2014
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Co-hosts Ursula Ruedenberg and Greta Anderson discuss the Grassroots Radio Conference coming to Ames this August. Our special guest by phone is Peter Bochan, an award-winning New York City DJ who will be coming to the event (KHOI airs his show "All Mixed Up", which seamlessly blends old and new music of different genres with topical commentary and movie clips, 10-12 am Fridays!). Another future conference attendee we speak to is Mary Francis, who is starting a station in Norman, Oklahoma. Viveca Dillard does sports, and Pat Schlarbaum starts the hour with a preview of butterfly season.

July 4

July 3, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Heart of Iowa program originally broadcast 07/03/2014
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Interviews with Nate Logsden about the musical lineup, with BeJae Fleming, one of the local artists who will perform, and Carol Horowitz, who is producing a Chatauqua-style show at Bandshell Park. Music by the Sierra Leone Refugees All-Star Band and BeJae Fleming.

Ames History, 4th of July, Ella Bartlett

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

KHOI reporter Tom Beell interviews Terry Adams of the longstanding Adams family of Ames. Terry describes how life was in Ames when it was a small town.

Originally broadcast 06/23/2014
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Ames Hugh School Junior Ella Bartlett reads her award-winning flash-fiction piece, "Vertebrate." Ella won the prestigious national medal in scholastic arts and writing.

Nate Logsdon of Maximum Ames describes the music that will be on the stages during the downtown street festival July fourth and fifth on Main street and Douglas Avenue. Various local musicians will perform with headliners: Sierra Leone All Star Refugee Band, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, and Buckwheat Zydeco.

Historic District, Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Marimba Festival

June 20, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 06/20/2014
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Kay Puttock interviews Jason Cantonwine and Shelly Jasperine Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, this month's featured organization for KHOI's Community Service Appreciation series.

Paul Hertz interviews Mathew Coley, producer of the Heartland Marimba Festival & Workshop happening in Ames June 25 - June 28. Coley will also be performing at the festival.

Sharon Wirth from the Old Town Historic District Association describes the historic district in downtown Ames and the people who built it and lived there. Sharon described their upcoming< Old Town Neighborhood Home and Garden Tour, part of the Ames sesquicentennial celebrations and also in honor of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Ames Historic District, Sunday June 22 from 1:30 - 4:30PM. Tickets can be purchased at Ames History Center, 416 Douglas, or Unity Church, 226 Ninth Street.


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