Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley are full of creative artists expressing themselves. And there is no shortage of nationally renowned touring acts visiting the many venues here. It all adds up to a crowded entertainment scene. KDNK's Express Yourself program highlights the many cultural offerings available to us. This is the program to listen to if you're curious about the latest theatre production in the local schools or the latest and greatest nationally touring band to visit a local stage. Live music, in-depth interviews and the occasional giggle. Express Yourself is enlightening, entertaining and informative. 4:00 on Friday afternoons.
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Express Yourself September 19, 2014
Comedians at the Loyal Brothers Lounge in Glenwood. Laura Thielen about this year's Filmfest. Jon Anderson, Yes man, about the new supergroup Anderson Ponty band, with Jean Luc Ponty.
Express Yourself September 12, 2014
Deborah Colley and Chris Erickson join the program to tell about the Pop Up Pin Down exhibition coming up September 19 and 26. It's an interesting combination of dance and art assemblages. And Markus James stopped in on his way to the Telluride Blues Festival to play a song on his gourd banjo.
Express Yourself September 5, 2014
Alya Howe and Deb Colley give us an overview of the 2nd Anniversary Salon at Justice Snow's on Sunday. Eric Baumheier and his wife Aja McAdams perform a traditional mbira tune and then Eric talks about his instrument and its context in Zimbabwe. Eric performs at the salon and also at the Grand Opening of True Nature Healing Arts on this First Friday. Eaden and Deva Shantay, proprietors of True Nature, spend the rest of the program describing their healing center and their Grand Opening.
Express Yourself August 22, 2014
Chuck Logan of the Redstone Arts Foundation about the Labor Day weekend arts festival in Redstone. And Dan Rosenthal talking about his new CD Arrows of Love. He also sings a couple tunes with Jamie Birdsey.
Express Yourself August 15, 2014
Amy Krakow wrote 3 childrens books about the Mutt and the Monster, two dogs who suffer sibling rivalry. Now, with the help of Sol Theater and nearly three dozen kids, it's a musical playing next Wednesday and Thursday at the Event Hall of the Third Street Center. And David Jacobs-Strain, the headliner at this years Blues & BBQ, talks about his grounding in the blues and where he's taking it.
Express Yourself August 8, 2014
Lauren Pierce of the Wheeler tells us about some of the films at the upcoming Mountain Summit film festival. And Locust Honey String Band play live before their gig tonight at Steve's Guitars.
Express Yourself August 1, 2014
Fred Donaldson has been playing for 40 years and has gleaned some surprising and important insights into the nature of play in our world. Fred tells us some great stories too. And we hear four or five songs from last weekend's Mountain Fair.
Express Yourself July 18, 2014
Dave Reed of the Wilderness Workshop about the 50th birthday bash for the Maroon Bells. A cornucopia of comics appearing tonight at the Loyal Brothers Lounge in Glenwood Springs. And Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why playing live in the studio before their Steve's Guitars gig.
Express Yourself July 11, 2014
K Rhynus Cesark and Dasa Bausova about the dual art openings tonight in Basalt. The Cowboy Way and Riders in the Sky. A chat with Lynn Goldsmith about an exhibition of rock photos in her gallery in the Midvalley Design Center. A conversation with Ghanaian jazz drummer Paa Kow, who opens the show at Sopris Park on Sunday. And a few assorted music tracks.
Express Yourself July 4, 2014
The Storm King Fire with Jim Hawkins and Daniel Jiron. Your friends and neighbors reading the Declaration of Independence.