Local

Clarinetist Luis Viquez is the Opus guest this time. We hear his Siouxland Arts Live performance from the National Music Museum in Vermillion recorded this past November where he shared a program called Clarinet Classics, Old and New. The program included music inspired by his native Costa Rica as well four pieces inspired by Jellyfish, plus classics from Rossini and Saint-Saens.

Cultural Continuum 1-19-18

Jan 19, 2018

10 O'Clock Blues 12.30.17

Jan 18, 2018

Our last show of 2017 and the repeat will be our first broadcast of 2018. It's not half-bad either. The show after the Christmas Show but before the year-end countdown show is just a normal edition of the TOB and there ain't nothin' wrong with that.

I’m convinced that meeting the parents often happens over a meal so you have something to stick in your mouth—besides your foot.

Des Moines Local History

That it was a government in absentia was not unusual. Several freshly-born northwest Iowa counties were run from afar in the 1860s, if run has any meaning. 

Sioux County's first government declared such jobs as bridge-building and road-construction to be their work and paid themselves royally for their labor, even if there wasn’t any. Government was a hoax, a racket, a fraud, a scam--but if you were part of it, you could pocket some cash.

Ten O'Clock Blues Top 25 of '17

Jan 14, 2018

The 25 best blues albums have been curated and made available for your listening pleasure (as long as you only want to listen to one song from each album and you really only want to listen to the top 12 or so). Every year Stumpy Steve puts all the albums into a complex matrix of radio airplay from across the country according to Living Blues Magazine and then he cross checks all that with his own idea of what deserves the top honors. Now we have this. Please listen!

Food For Thought - 1-12 Joe Sepulveda

Jan 12, 2018

Adrian sits down on a live edition of Food For Thought with Chef Joe Sepulveda, the Cordon Bleu trained chef who oversees the kitchen at 1008 Key Club (former 21st Amendment) on Historic 4th Street. They talk about what has changed and stayed the same on the menu as well as re-branding and food philosophy for being a chef in the Midwest.

Cultural Continuum 1-12-18

Jan 12, 2018
Visit Sioux City

Three theatrical presentations in addition to a presentation about an old theater also it's the last week to have the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center turn your old Christmas tree into mulch.

The Exchange 011018 

Coming up on the Exchange, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds delivers her first state of the state address. Reynolds made it plain she wants to lower taxes and deal with issues like Medicaid privatization.

Ode: Food, insecure

Jan 10, 2018
Patti Strong
Ally Karsyn

My mom grew up eating lard sandwiches. No meat or cheese. Just lard on bread.

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