Iowa http://kcur.org en Greg Brown: Midwestern Folk Staple http://kcur.org/post/greg-brown-midwestern-folk-staple <p>Critic Josh Kun once called singer-songwriter Greg Brown, "A Midwestern existentialist hobo with a quick-draw heart, a bloodied heart, and bourbon on his breath." If there's one thing Kun left out, it's Brown's growling tones, which have gotten deeper and more soulful after nearly 50 years of performing.</p><p></p><p>On Friday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we sit down with musician Greg Brown and discuss his long career and continued success as a Midwestern folk staple.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:52:42 +0000 Steve Kraske & Cody Newill 50575 at http://kcur.org Greg Brown: Midwestern Folk Staple What Will The Farmer Of The Future Look Like? http://kcur.org/post/what-will-farmer-future-look <p>For this Thursday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>we&#39;ve teamed up with Iowa Public Radio&#39;s <a href="http://news.iowapublicradio.org/programs/talk-iowa"><em>Talk of Iowa</em></a> and <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org">Harvest Public Media</a> to produce a talk show on the challenges facing young farmers today.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 12:38:39 +0000 Andrea Silenzi, Jabulani Leffall & Charlie Upchurch 18229 at http://kcur.org What Will The Farmer Of The Future Look Like? The Media Critics: Happy News Year! http://kcur.org/post/media-critics-happy-news-year <p>It&rsquo;s easy to lose interest in political campaigns, but it&rsquo;s the <strong>news media&rsquo;s responsibility</strong> to <strong>make it interesting</strong> &ndash; and <strong>get it right</strong>. Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:17:54 +0000 Stephen Steigman 10059 at http://kcur.org The Media Critics: Happy News Year!