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 October 23, 2015
Carbondale's Dia Del Muerto celebration with Amy Kimberley, Alejandra Rico, Richard Lyon and Peti Castillo. The new Miracle Worker production at the New Space Theater opens tonight and here are the director and five members of the cast. And Brodie Kinder stopped by before his Steve's gig to say hello and sing a couple tunes.
Express Yourself October 16, 2015
Olivia Pevec gets over her surprise at encountering a traffic jam in Carbondale to tell us about Scavenger Industries, with Marisol Bernal translating into Spanish. Christina Brusig of the Glenwood Center for the Arts Culinary Arts & Brewfest at the Hotel Colorado tomorrow. Peter Gilbert of Dance Initiative about this year's Spectrum Dance Festival. And the Deltaz drop by to play a couple tunes before their gig at the Black Nugget.
Express Yourself October 9, 2015
Carbondale native Hamilton Pevec about his documentary Before the Last Drop and his screening of it next week at the Third Street Center. Sam Kean about his book The Disappearing Spoon, which is the One Town One Book community read this year. And folksinger Sara Thomsen about her music before her gigs in Carbondale and Leadville next week.
Express Yourself October 2, 2015
Lynette O'Kane, Meris Barreto and Wendy Prellwitz talk about their new show, Cross Currents, at the Launchpad, opening tonight. Maura Masters, of the Carbondale Library, talks about a very busy October. And Paul Black talks about the Cohere Harvest Gathering Community Campout near Paonia this weekend. Joining us by phone is one of the performers at the gathering, Xerephine.
Express Yourself September 25, 2015
Ryan Vinciguerra of Slow Groovin Barbecue about this year's Fall Fest in Marble next weekend. And Michelle McAfee, along with David Jacobs-Strain play some tunes and talk music before their gig at Steve's tonight.
Express Yourself September 18, 2015
John Thew and Maggie Mackay of Aspen Film about this year's Filmfest. And Under the Willow play three songs and tell us about the Chicago acoustic scene before their gig at Steve's Guitars tonight.
Express Yourself September 11, 2015
Allyn Harvey and Brook LeVan of Sustainable Settings in-studio with Woody Tasch of Slow Money on the phone about next weekend's Harvest Festival and about fighting the good fight in local and sustainable agriculture. Sarah Wood of 5Point tells us about next Friday's event that includes s'mores and great documentary films from the 2015 Festival. And acclaimed Kirtan Wallah C.C. White charms us with her hearted vision of her art before her show at True Nature's second Sacred Fest tomorrow.
Express Yourself September 4, 2015
Alya Howe of the Salon at Justice Snow's brings two of the artists appearing at the third anniversary show this Sunday in Aspen, Sierra Brown and Chad Stieg who both sing an original song. And we speak with acclaimed dance Molissa Fenley about her art prior to her residency at the Launchpad next week, courtest of Dance Initiative.
Express Yourself August 28, 2015
Chuck Logan with the Redstone Art Foundation about next weekend's Redstone Labor Day Weekend Art Sale. Two of the artists involved, Jeannie Martin and Judy Milne talk about their art. David Holbrooke about his new film about his father, The Diplomat, screening tonight at the Wheeler during the Mountainsummit Film Festival. Author Craig Childs has a part in tonight's Mountainsummit festival and here he speaks with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh.
Express Yourself August 14, 2015
Sondie Rieff and Linda Criswell talk about the Our Town One Table pot luck street dinner on August 22. And a long conversation with Markus James, tomorrow night's headliner at KDNK's Blues & BBQ fundraiser, about his adventures in North Mississippi recording his newest CD, Head for the Hills.