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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

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Iowa PR

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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.

Twitter:

@IPRTalk

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Eugene Schlaman's "Iowa Bike Towns" Explores History Of RAGBRAI Routes

7/23/2021
Guest host Rick Brewer speaks with the author of the new book "Iowa Bike Towns" Eugene Schlaman.

Duration:00:17:29

Stress, Anxiety And The Challenges Of Re-Entering Society

7/9/2021
Charity Nebbe and her guests talk about coping with re-entry anxiety and other challenges related to the pandemic.

Duration:00:49:31

'Anything Is Achievable': How Justin Phongsavanh Rebuilt His Life After A Shooting Left Him Paralyzed

7/9/2021
Charity Nebbe talks to Justin Phongsavanh about his journey to the 2020 Paralympic Games.

Duration:00:18:29

Count On Shrubs For Summer Blooms

7/9/2021
Host Charity Nebbe talks with Extension horticulturists about adding flowering shrubs to the landscape to eliminate the mid-summer lull.

Duration:00:47:52

The Legacy Of Ted Polumbaum

7/6/2021
Charity Nebbe speaks to Judy Polumbaum about her new book which details her father's career as a photographer — "All Available Light: The Life and Legacy of Photographer Ted Polumbaum"

Duration:00:31:32

How To Build And Maintain Water Gardens

7/6/2021
Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe speaks with horticulture experts Aaron Steil and Jamie Beyer.

Duration:00:49:29

Remembering Matthew D. Rolinger

6/28/2021
Host Charity Nebbe remembers one man who lost his life to methamphetamine use, Matt Rolinger of Waterloo. Nebbe speaks to members of the Rolinger family about the man they loved and what they hope others can learn from their tragic loss.

Duration:00:49:26

Growing Fruit In Iowa

6/25/2021
Host Charity Nebbe talks with an Extension horticulturist about the bounty of fruit that can be grown in the state.

Duration:00:49:30

'Handling The Things We Can't Control': Brandon Taylor On New Collection Filthy Animals

6/25/2021
Following up on his Booker Prize-shortlisted debut novel, writer Brandon Taylor paints characters that are uneasy, often pained and ultimately thrilled to be caught in one another's lives.

Duration:00:31:25

Amid Disparities, Two Doctors Explain Efforts To Bring Affirmative Health Care To LGBTQ Iowa

6/23/2021
LGBTQ Iowans make up nearly 4% of the state. Yet, the population—particularly transgender Iowans—face disparities in receiving necessary health care.

Duration:00:49:32

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