Amy Kimberly

Amy Kimberly is Executive Director of Carbondale Arts and hosts Express Yourself on KDNK.

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Mountain Fair Woodsplitting and Pie contests arose in the mid/late 70s, full of intrigue and drama and inspiring rabid devotion. Humorous reports on pie and the 2011 Women's Woodsplitting contest, said to be the most entertaining in the Fair's history, will astonish and delight.

Carbondale Arts


Carbondale Arts

Something about the Carbondale Mountain Fair draws out the best from visiting artists. You hear it time and again on the 22 years of Mountain Fair recordings, ranging from Yonder Mountain String Band in 2000 to the Infamous Stringdusters in 2012.


Amy interviews Dave Watts of The Motet. Carley DeBeque and Alta Otto tell us about the pie contest at Mountain Fair. Brian checks in with Kyle and Kelly Phelps about their show at the Carbondale Clay Center. 

Mountain Fair has been growing and changed a lot throughout the years, I suppose we all have to Grow Up some time.

Listen to all the growing pains Mountain Fair has gone through to get to where she is today!

 In the beginning Mountain Fair was a small festival put together by a few dedicated community members.

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Carbondale Clay Center

Carbondale Clay Center's Pairings event debuts this month. Planet Bluegrass' Craig Ferguson gives us the lowdown on how the Telluride Bluegrass Festival is running this year. Plus Voices and Dandelion Day.

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Express Yourself visits with Symphony in the Valley before its upcoming "Swing" show and more.

DJ Mamabird and Amy Kimberly launch the “Local Libations” series with an interview with Paonia’s Storm Cellar Vineyards.

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DJ Mama Bird interviews bassist Alana Rocklin from STS9, local singer-songwriter Jackson Emmer calls in, and hosts interview artist Jill Scher. Plus updates on all things membership drive!

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Express Yourself checks in with artists Greg Watts and Alice Bedard-Voorhees, whose exhibition “Stone Souls” is opening in the R2 Gallery. Hear from Sue Lavin about Thunder River Theatre’s latest show. And Aspen Film’s Susan Wrubel previews ShortsFest.

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Amy Kimberly speaks with Meskwaki/Dine artist Larry Yazzie about his history of performing Fancy Dance. He also plays music on the flute and drum, live in-studio.

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On Express Yourself, hear about the NESTed Roots show at R2 Gallery, which joins left and right brain forces! Catch Part 2 of DJ Mamabird's interview with Drag Queen Mirage, March virtual First Friday, and more.

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Express Yourself checks in with Amanda Watkins and Symphony in the Valley about upcoming world premieres. Host Amy Kimberly talks with Lara Whitley of CORE about Imagine Climate 2021. And hear Part One of DJ Mamabird's interview with Denver Drag Queen Mirage.

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KDNK welcomes Carbondale Arts and other local arts organizations into the Express Yourself fold! Amy Kimberly updates listeners on artistic happenings around the valley. Light the Night with Love organizer Barb Frota co-hosts and gives a sneak peak into the event.