Solar-powered KRUU-FM station manager James Moore and AROUND TOWN host Melinda Arndt interview Fairfield Super 8's Ketan Shah about the million dollar renovations to the motel and enjoy a walking tour of the facilities.
Our regular 4pm segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile.
Click "Read more" below for headline links and this week's three tiers: a colonel of truth? Big data, bigger brother and pet peeves.
James Moore talks with Tracy McCormick about her work in radio and with recording artists like Rob Larkin who she signed to the Spectra label.
Interview with Bill Teeple
We have a double dose of Italy planned on Wednesday live from the Hy-Vee Club room.
James Beard award-winning author, Alan Tardi, joins us via Skype to discuss Piemontese cuisine, and his experiences after a decade of living in the Italian countryside. Alan left his career as a chef in New York City, closing his fabulous Tuscan-style restaurant, Follonico, and moving to the Langhe Valley in Piemonte in 2003, a region known for its amazing grapes.
With Laurie Baumann's assistance, we'll prepare a couple of typical Piemontese delights. Join us at 7:00 pm for a delicious and informative hour.
Swami Tyagananda is a Hindu monk of the Ramakrishna Order. He is currently the head of the Vedanta Society in Boston and the Hindu Chaplain for Harvard and MIT.
Doug Rauch is the former President of Trader Joe's. His current work is with Urban Food Initiative, a non-profit solution to the issue of “food waste” and hunger/obesity by bringing high quality, nutritious food at affordable prices to the underserved in our inner cities.
In this succinct and refreshing discussion, KRUU host Keith DeBoer chats with award winnning songwriter Maya de Vitry about her musical passion and her band, The Stray Birds. Maya waxes philosophic on the band's motivations for performance, creating "space" in their music and the inspiration behind her award winning songs: Sparrow, Harlem and others.
Interview with John Huff