Democrats and Republicans didn’t waste any time choosing new leaders for the upcoming legislative session in Colorado.

It felt almost like a lively and cheerful family reunion when the growing Democratic House majority gathered in the Old State Library Thursday afternoon to promote KC Becker of Boulder to the position of House Speaker.

Thunder River Theatre Company

Here’s your community calendar for Monday, November 12th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine inviting you to visit their newly renovated and expanded 12,000 square foot space on the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like Diva Cabaret performed by Mead Metcalf at Thunder River Theater follow the headline...

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KDNK’s Annual Meeting is on Monday, November 19 at the KDNK Station at 7pm. KDNK Members are asked to elect three board members from a pool of six candidates. News Director Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Scott Levine who is currently on the board and running for re-election.

Singer-Songwriter Erika Ryann will be back in the Roaring Fork Valley for a KDNK benefit concert on Thursday, November 15th. She will be in the spotlight at the Mountain Music Showcase along with Let Them Roar, at The Temporary in Basalt. She talks with station manager Gavin Dahl about recording music in barns, all the bands she has joined lately, and the Gram Parsons record on her turntable at the moment. 

Olivia Pevec invites you to a benefit concert featuring Let Them Roar and Erika Ryann on Thursday night, November 15th in Basalt. The Mountain Music Showcase is a new collaboration between KDNK and The Temporary, providing paid gigs and an intimate setting for Colorado artists. Thanks to Roaring Fork Beer Company and Woody Creek Distillers for supporting our kickoff event! Tickets are available here for only $9 in advance, with net proceeds benefitting community radio. Doors open at 7:30 with music starting at 8.

The Aspen Choral Society has been invited to perform Handel's Messiah at Carnegie Hall on November 25.  Choir Director Paul Dankers stopped by Express Yourself to share the excitement. The Aspen Choral Society will also be performing Messiah at Grace Church in Basalt on December 14, at The Wheeler Opera House on December 15, and at St Stephens in Glenwood Springs on December 16.

Bronco Babble Week 10

Nov 9, 2018

We went from the sublime to the ridiculous in one swell foop to begin the Week 10 Bronco Babble. We were treated to Briscoe's List With a Twist, which has some real potential for future shows. Briscoe, Luke and the Janerator all decided that the Broncos would be doing well to win the Bye Week. In other words, no injuries or penalties or arrests will confound the Broncos this week. Briscoe and Jane will watch other games and Luke is gonna take a nap this week.

Dj Hill

DJ Hill will premier her Homespun Mercies, a compliation of poems written over two decades, at the opening reception for The Red Brick Center for the Arts exhibition More Than Thread on November 15. In addition to making available copies of her book at this reception, DJ Hill's mixed-media piece called "Release," which graces the cover of Homespun Mercies, will be on display. DJ stopped by KDNK's Express Yourself to share about her work.


KDNK’s Annual Meeting is on Monday, November 19 at the KDNK Station at 7pm. KDNK Members are asked to elect three board members from a pool of six candidates. News Director Raleigh Burleigh spoke with KDNK DJ and current board member Jeremy Bennett who is running for re-election.

Author, adventurer, paleontologist, and publisher Christa Sadler's new book The Colorado, features 9 chapters about the relationship between humans and the Colorado River. Sadler comes to Aspen, November 14 at 6PM at the County Commissioners room, and Carbondale, November 15 at the Third Street Center.


Job Posting: KDNK Hiring News Director

KDNK’s mission is to provide public access radio that connects community members to one another and the world. Based in Carbondale, Colorado, KDNK reaches thousands of listeners across nine FM signals and online. We have built a reputation for funky vitality with over 100 volunteer DJs. We are a valued source for news, culture, emergency information, weather, road conditions, ski reports, river reports, lost and found pet reports, and community calendar listings. KDNK seeks an experienced journalist, open to risk-taking and innovation, who will lead editorial decision making and digital content strategy. Are you ready to get to work amplifying local voices and evoking a strong sense of place? As News Director, you will produce daily broadcast news on deadline and lead investigative coverage to make meaningful impact.

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Election Night Wrap-Up: Polis Wins Governor, Crow Wins CD6, Mixed Bag On Amendments

Democrat Jared Polis is the governor-elect. In the 6th Congressional District, Jason Crow takes the win, unseating five-time incumbent Republican Mike Coffman. Ballot measures were met with mixed support: Transportation measures 109 and 110, along with oil and gas well setback measure Proposition 112 failed, while amendments Y and Z, which address partisan gerrymandering, passed.

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Gabrielle Louise

Gabrielle Louise Releases New Single "Industry"

Activist and musician Gabrielle Louise and filmmaker Naropa Sabine stopped by Express Yourself to speak with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh about their music video for Industry , a new single from Gabrielle that tells the story of Paonia’s push to preserve the North Fork Valley.

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