Ames http://iowapublicradio.org en Trio Settecento Italian Baroque in Ames http://iowapublicradio.org/post/trio-settecento-italian-baroque-ames <p>Join us Saturday at 7AM or Sunday at 6PM to hear selections from the Ames concert by one of today's leading Baroque ensembles, Trio Settecento. Violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine, cellist/ gambist John Mark Rozendaal, and harpsichordist David Schrader perform music of the Italian Baroque as guests of Ames Town and Gown. The broadcast is part of our University Concert series.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:09:41 +0000 Barney Sherman 36945 at http://iowapublicradio.org Trio Settecento Italian Baroque in Ames Fern Kupfer: Leaving Long Island http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fern-kupfer-leaving-long-island-0 <p>Fern Kupfer’s latest book is a memoir that transports readers to Long Island in the 1950s. Charity Nebbe talks with the Ames author as she reflects on past experiences in her life, including the period she discovered she was BRCA positive, a genetic marker for cancer.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:17:18 +0000 Charity Nebbe 35003 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fern Kupfer: Leaving Long Island After 50 Years, Suburban Restaurant is Closing http://iowapublicradio.org/post/after-50-years-suburban-restaurant-closing <p>A popular Central Iowa restaurant is closing this weekend.&nbsp; <em>(Saturday night; November 16<sup>th</sup>)</em>&nbsp; Iowa Public Radio’s Dean Borg reports the Suburban Restaurant, along U-S Highway Sixty-Nine north of Ames, is what its loyal customers say is an icon of “home-style dining.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:52:36 +0000 Dean Borg 32181 at http://iowapublicradio.org After 50 Years, Suburban Restaurant is Closing News Buzz: Ames Shooting http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-ames-shooting <p>Story County's county attorney decided that the use of deadly force in this week's shooting of a chase suspect was justified.&nbsp; Nevertheless, the chase resulted in the death of a young man and raises many questions.</p><p>Host Ben Kieffer discusses the facts of the deadly high-speed chase in Ames with IPR's Joyce Russell.&nbsp; Also, ISU and Ames Laboratory engineers have recently developed real-time, 3-D conferencing technology.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:32:13 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 31853 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Ames Shooting Guitarist Jorge Caballero in Ames http://iowapublicradio.org/post/guitarist-jorge-caballero-ames <p>Tune in Saturday at 7pm or Sunday at 6pm to hear guitarist Jorge Caballero in recital in Ames. He's the youngest musician (and only guitarist) to win the prestigious Naumburg International Competition; the New York Times called him a "superb young guitarist" with a rare combination of "a deft, powerful technique and a soft-spoken interpretive persona." His concert was sponsored by Ames Town &amp; Gown and is broadcast as part of IPR's University Concert series.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:20:12 +0000 Barney Sherman 27555 at http://iowapublicradio.org Guitarist Jorge Caballero in Ames College Towns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/college-towns <p>Recently Ames was ranked as the second best college town in the US by the American Institute of Economic Research's 2013 College Destination Index.&nbsp;&nbsp; Iowa City came in close behind at fourth place. &nbsp; What goes into making a great college town?&nbsp; On "River to River" we talk about the attributes and special challenges of these communities.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:46:20 +0000 Ben Kieffer 17691 at http://iowapublicradio.org College Towns Fern Kupfer: Leaving Long Island http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fern-kupfer-leaving-long-island <p>Fern Kupfer’s latest book is a memoir that transports readers to Long Island in the 1950s. Charity Nebbe talks with the Ames author as she reflects<span class="userContent"> on past experiences in her life, including the period she discovered she was BRCA positive, a genetic marker for cancer.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:14:57 +0000 Charity Nebbe 13913 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fern Kupfer: Leaving Long Island In-person voting still has appeal http://iowapublicradio.org/post/person-voting-still-has-appeal <p></p><p>Nearly one-third of Story County voters requested ballots for early voting. But as Iowa Public Radio’s Amy Mayer reports, many people remain loyal to in-person voting <u>on</u> Election Day.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:03:35 +0000 Amy Mayer 10371 at http://iowapublicradio.org In-person voting still has appeal At State Fair, Candidates Fight for 4th District http://iowapublicradio.org/post/state-fair-candidates-fight-4th-district <p></p><p>One of the country’s toughest congressional races is here in Iowa. It’s between Steve King, a Republican incumbent and the state’s former First Lady Christie Vilsack - a political newcomer. Iowa’s losing a seat in the House after the election due to redistricting. Now ultra-conservative King is facing a more moderate electorate as he runs in the newly drawn 4<sup>th</sup> district.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 00:51:52 +0000 Clay Masters 6559 at http://iowapublicradio.org At State Fair, Candidates Fight for 4th District Summer Series: College Towns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/summer-series-college-towns <p>A town that is home to a college or university is always changing.&nbsp; There are always new students, new faculty, new staff, and the population ebbs and flows from semester to semester.&nbsp; On today&#39;s &quot;Talk of Iowa&quot; we continue our summer series on Iowa towns and cities with a look at college towns.&nbsp; The pros, the cons, the economics and the history.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:46:52 +0000 Charity Nebbe 5130 at http://iowapublicradio.org Summer Series: College Towns