Music
4:28 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, April 9

Marvel at a slew of new releases on Tuesday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org) including Brass Bed, Meat Puppets, Wavves, Blaudzen, Hymn For Her, Futurebirds and Devendra Banhart. Also: some My Morning Jacket, The Beatles and Pedal Steel Transmission.

  

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Music
4:17 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, April 8

Monday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon CST on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org) spins the new tune by The Civil Wars w/ T. Bone Burnett, Dayna Kurtz, The Revelers, Justin Townes Earle and Steve Earle. Also: classic Canned Heat, Little Sonny Jones, Audrey Bryant, Johnny 'Hammond' Smith, The Animals, Led Zeppelin, Stephen Stills and Boz Scaggs.

  

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Shots - Health News
4:15 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Genetically Modified Rat Is Promising Model For Alzheimer's

Scientists hope a new genetically modified rat will help them find Alzheimer's drugs that work on humans.
Ryumin Alexander ITAR-TASS/Landov

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 6:34 pm

A rat with some human genes could provide a better way to test Alzheimer's drugs.

The genetically modified rat is the first rodent model to exhibit the full range of brain changes found in Alzheimer's, researchers report in The Journal of Neuroscience.

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The Salt
4:14 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Vermont Bests The Nation In Local Chow

A Vermont farm stand. The state excels at getting the produce to the people.
David Sucsy iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Sure, it's a tiny state, but Vermont is powerful when it comes to shopping at farmers markets, ordering up veggies from a CSA, and developing distribution systems for local products.

That's why the Green Mountain State topped the 2013 Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index, a ranking of all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on their commitment to local food.

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Music
4:12 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, April 4

A true rennaisance man, Zachary Richard drops by for a visit on this morning's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon Cebtral Standard on 88.7FM locally orwww.krvs.org). We'll catch up on what he's been up to as well as spinning material from his fine new release, LE FOU.

  

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KRVS Local
4:04 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Stirrin' It Up, March 30

Acclaimed Louisiana Chef John Folse shares Louisiana's culinary and cultural legacy in this fun and informative down-home visit.

 

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World Cafe
4:04 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Grimey's Records On World Cafe

Grimey's is one of Nashville's most hallowed record stores.
StudioMobile flickr

Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 10:44 am

In an attempt to discover the best new local music in Nashville, we headed to Grimey's Records, the mecca for indie music in town. It was opened by Mike Grimes in 1999, who also manages The Basement, the club in Grimey's basement. And the institution is still growing, recently opening a satellite store next to its already expanded store.

In this segment, co-founder Doyle Davis (who also hosts a local music show, "The Indie Underground Hour" on local station Lightning 100) picks his five best local bands.

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It's All Politics
3:59 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Will The Future GOP Be More Libertarian?

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., shown speaking at a meeting of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on March 19, is promoting libertarian ideas as a way the Republican Party can be more inclusive.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 6:34 pm

Republicans don't often make high-profile speeches at Howard University, one of the country's most prominent historically black schools. But on Wednesday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul will talk to Howard students about how his party can be more inclusive.

Paul believes one answer is libertarianism — and party leaders are starting to think he might be on to something.

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Music
3:47 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

The Flip Side, March 25

Soul and R&B hits and grooves from way back and today.

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Music
3:44 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Rendez Vous des Cajuns, March 30

Live from the Liberty Theater in Eunice, Louisiana, a Grand Ole Opry style Cajun & Zydeco music show in French and English.

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