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Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Location:

Ames, IA

Networks:

Iowa PR

Description:

Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Twitter:

@IPRTalk

Language:

English

Contact:

2111 Grand Avenue, Suite 100 Des Moines, IA 50312 866 780 9100


Episodes

Summer Books For Kids, Young Adults, And The Young At Heart

6/18/2021
Summer reading recommendations from some of Iowa’s leading independent booksellers: children, and young adults edition.

Duration:00:49:38

2021 Summer Book Guide: Adult Readers

6/17/2021
Summer reading recommendations from some of Iowa’s leading independent booksellers.

Duration:00:49:38

“Kindred” Reads And Feels Incredibly Relevant Right Now

6/16/2021
In this June meeting of the Talk of Iowa Book Club, host Charity Nebbe and three expert readers talk about the classic sci-fi novel “Kindred” by Octavia Butler.

Duration:00:51:39

Understanding The History Of Black Travel

6/15/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with author and historian Gretchen Sorin about her book "Driving While Black."

Duration:00:31:28

Collecting Pandemic Stories From Latinx Iowans

6/15/2021
An oral history partnership has an Iowa State student collecting the stories of Latino/a Iowa and their experience of the pandemic.

Duration:00:18:01

Concert Preview - "Juneteenth: The Movement"

6/14/2021
"Two-hour concert to showcase musical and spoken word performers: Andre Davis, Emmett Phillips, Entre Luche, James Tutson, Rae Fehring, Spayce, Rated G, Tina Haase Findlay and Young Old Soul."

Duration:00:48:27

What To Do About Tree Stress

6/11/2021
On this week's horticulture day, host Charity Nebbe discusses how trees become stressed and what you can do about it.

Duration:00:48:23

Finding And Reusing Old Building Materials

6/8/2021
Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe speaks with home-improvement expert Bill McAnally.

Duration:00:49:09

Benjamin Percy On His Latest Novel "The Ninth Metal"

6/8/2021
Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe speaks with writer Benjamin Percy about his latest novel "The Ninth Metal."

Duration:00:31:27

Short Film "Over And Under" Creates Awareness Of Animal Collision Issues

6/8/2021
Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe speaks with Kelly Rundle and Mary Kay Solberg about the new short film "Over and Under: Wildlife Crossings"

Duration:00:17:53

Native Iowan Transitions From A Career In Politics To Writing In Hollywood

6/4/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Iowa native Romen Borsellino.

Duration:00:17:48

Tropical Beauties Thrive In An Iowa Summer

6/4/2021
Host Charity Nebbe talks with horticulturists about the tropical plants that thrive outdoors through the Iowa summer.

Duration:00:48:36

The Magnitude Of Loss

6/3/2021
Host Charity Nebbe and her guests put the number of Iowa lives lost to COVID-19 into perspective.

Duration:00:49:06

Out Of Step With Modern Culture

6/2/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with journalist Chloe Angyel author of “Turning Pointe: How a New Generation of Dancers is Saving Ballet from Itself.”

Duration:00:31:08

Iowans Reflect On One-Year Anniversary of George Floyd's Murder

6/2/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Black Iowans about their reflections one year after the murder of George Floyd.

Duration:00:48:41

IPR's Kassidy Arena Helps Teach Young Journalists

5/28/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with IPR's Kassidy Arena about her volunteer project through Report For America.

Duration:00:17:51

Our Love Affair With Roses

5/28/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, Laura Iles and Aaron Steil about the plants and trees in the lives of listeners.

Duration:00:49:12

Donika Kelly On Her New Poetry Collection "The Renunciations"

5/27/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Donika Kelly about her new poetry collection titled "The Renunciations"

Duration:00:18:11

Documentary "Getting That Note Out" Tells The Story Of Etheleen Morehead Wright

5/27/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with filmmaker Francesca Soans about her latest documentary "Getting That Note Out"

Duration:00:25:09

Inspiring Graduation Stories

5/25/2021
Host Charity Nebbe speaks with several guests about how they overcame obstacles to achieve their educational goals.

Duration:00:49:11