KRVS Local
5:00 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Apres Midi July 16: Neil Gaiman's "Wolves in the Walls" at UL Lafyette

First segment--Classical

Second segment--Interview with Brady McKellar and Elsa Dimitriades of Wanderlust Theatre about their puppetry in Cody Daigle's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's "Wolves in the Walls"  that will open on Thursday July 26th in Burke Hall Theatre   (and local events calendar)

KRVS Local
4:47 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Apres Midi July 17: "The Rehearsal" directed by Lauren Green Whyte

First segment--Interview Allen Clements about his documentary "We Are Cajun"

Second segment--Classical music

Third segment--Interview with Lauren Green Whyte and the local events calendar

4:35 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Dimanche Matin, July 15

Lots of traditional and contemporary Cajun French favorites. Includes a weekly segment with A.J. LeBlanc on Acadian genealogy.  

Kitchen Window
4:29 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Just Add Water: The Miracle Of Seaweed

T. Susan Chang for NPR

Originally published on Thu July 19, 2012 6:41 am

A while back, a craze hit my kids' school. It seemed as though everyone in the lunchroom was bringing in those little green packs of seaweed from Trader Joe's — roasted, salted nori, sometimes flavored with wasabi. (Most of these kids like yogurt and olives, too.) Granted, our town has an idiosyncratic population, and many of the parents are health-minded. It was the kids, though, who couldn't get enough of them.

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Shots - Health Blog
4:16 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada No Quick Fix For Brazil's Epidemic

Researchers with HIV medication at a public research lab at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, or Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro.
Jason Beaubien NPR

Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration gave the first green light on a drug to prevent HIV transmission.

Many experts say the drug will help hasten the end of the AIDS pandemic. But experts in Brazil say the drug alone isn't the answer.

One of the drug trials the FDA considered was done at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation Research Institute, also known as Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro.

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Movie Reviews
4:03 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

At His Zenith, An Unlikely Rock Star Bows Out

James Murphy, frontman for the now-disbanded LCD Soundsystem, kneels on the Madison Square Garden stage. Shut Up and Play the Hits documents the band's final show at the landmark New York venue.
Oscilloscope Pictures

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 12:34 pm

"This is our last song." You've probably heard words to that effect any number of times at concerts over the years, but when James Murphy said them on April 2, 2011, from the stage at Madison Square Garden, it was a little different.

This wasn't the last song before the encore. It wasn't the last song of the night, or the last song of the tour. This was to be the last song, period, that Murphy's band — the danceable indie-rock outfit LCD Soundsystem — would play together. Ever.

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All Songs Considered Blog
4:03 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Vote For The Albums Everyone Can Love, For July 17


Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 10:06 am

The deeper we get into our search for the albums everyone can love, the more intriguing our findings become. For example, last week's poll, shows us that a solid majority of you don't care for the Guns N' Roses album Appetite For Destruction, even though it was a huge record when it first dropped in 1987.

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The Two-Way
3:58 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Human Rights Watch Says Chávez's Government Intimidates Opponents

Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 4:01 pm

A report (pdf) released today by Human Rights Watch accuses the government of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela of consolidating power in the executive branch and using that power to intimidate his opponents.

"The accumulation of power in the executive, the removal of institutional safeguards, and the erosion of human rights guarantees have given the Chávez government free rein to intimidate, censor, and punish Venezuelans who 'offend' the president or obstruct his political aims," the report found.

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AIDS: A Turning Point
3:52 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

New Drug Focuses Attention On AIDS Prevention

Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 4:16 pm

Following the FDA approval of Truvada — the once-a-day pill that can drastically lower a person's risk of contracting HIV — Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. They examine the status of HIV prevention efforts in the U.S. today — what progress has been made and the challenges that still ahead. El-Sadr has worked on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment since 1981.

3:48 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Le Reveil, July 15

Louie Michot honors the roots of Traditional Cajun French Music with all of the original Masters from South Louisiana.