Express Yourself

Ben Timpson

Artist Ben Timpson is debuting Metamorphosis, a series of portraits honoring the memory of murdered and missing native women, at the Art Base. Back in January, KDNK’s Luke Nestler spoke with Ben about this work. Metamorphosis opens on September 13 at the Art Base with a reception and artist talk from 5 to 7pm.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Annie Worley. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Frank King

 

Comedian Frank King presents at Glenwood Springs Branch Library on September 17th for the Post Independent’s annual Longevity Project. The event includes appetizers and drinks at 5pm with a panel discussion at 6pm and Frank King at 7pm. The theme for this year’s Longevity Project is “Striking a Conversation: Mental Health for All Ages.”

Musicians Harper Powell, Gillian Grogan and Natalie Spears stopped by KDNK's studios to preview Ladies in the Round at Steve's Guitars, which also features Olivia Pevec. The show is on September 6th at 8pm.

Pneumatic Arts

Acrobats Blair Aued and Jordan Tribble of Pneumatic Arts spend their summers in the Roaring Fork Valley training and teaching trapeze. During the winters, they perform around the country and the world. Blair and Jordan swung by Express Yourself to share their passion for trapeze and to preview Connected Roots, a short film that premiers online on November 3rd.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Beatriz Soto. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Mona Newton. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Andrew Roberts-Gray and Cate Tallmadge

Artists Julia March Crocetto and Cate Tallmadge both explore the present moment with paint and fabric. The results, touching on triumph and change, are currently on display at The Launchpad. For a glimpse into these works, and Cate's collaboration with artist Andrew Roberts-Gray, we join Raleigh Burleigh from the gallery...

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Mona Newton. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Mona Newton. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

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Orpheus Music and Arts Festival is in its second year this weekend in Glenwood Springs. Ethan Michael and Nick Hanna of Alreach stopped by Express Yourself to play original music and talk about the festival and its origins. Alreach performs on Saturday, August 10 at 3pm in Two Rivers Park.

Our Town One Table is on August 18 in Carbondale at 6pm. Organizers Sondie Reiff and Jamie Wall gave details on Express Yourself.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflected their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. Each week through September, KDNK will air a story from this event. First, we hear from KDNK Public Affairs host Bill Kight.

When one brother is diagnosed with a shattering illness, another brother is forced to face his demons as the family struggles to pick up the pieces and stay together in this powerful portrait of love and what it means to truly care for each other. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with director Ernesto Quintero and Way of Compassion Foundation's Aaron Taylor to learn more.

Kelly Hunt

Aug 2, 2019

Kelly Hunt plays her century-old banjo, named Ira, in a spare but evocative way. But her singing is rich with innuendo due to her superb phrasing. Kelly, from Kansas City, is touring behind the release of her debut CD Even the Sparrow, and that tour brings her to Steve's Guitars Sunday night. KDNK's Luke Nestler spoke with Kelly about her singing and her songwriting and how it came together on her new CD.

Eugenia Bone

 

Eugenia Bone is a journalist, author, chef and mushroom enthusiast. Discovering the joys of mushroom hunting in Colorado led to her involvement with the New York Mycological Society as its former president. Eugenia has written many books on the topic and will present this weekend at the Mushroom and Wild Foods Festival in Eagle and in Paonia on August 6th.

Tony Kamel

Prior to playing a sold-out show at Steve's Guitars, Tony Kamel of Wood & Wire joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about their grammy-nominated album North of Despair.

Evan Zislis

 

Evan Zislis of COVENTURE joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about two upcoming programs: The IDEATION Retreat and Bonedale Business Bootcamp.

Writ Large

Alya Howe and storytellers Brandon Jones and Iliana Rentería Bernal joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about their upcoming performance at The Wheeler Opera House.

 

After 12 years in Aspen, the Hudson Reed Ensemble is moving to Basalt. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with owner and founder Kent Reed about this year's Shakespeare in the Park Productions, taking place at Basalt Regional Library on July 12, 13, 14, 19, and 21 at 7pm.

SOL Theatre Company

 


Stage of Life Theatre Company is rehearsing an original musical written and directed by local youth. Honeybee premiers on Thursday, July 18 at 7pm and continues on July 19 and 20. Brooke MacKay and Jenny Henry stopped by Express Yourself with the details.

Steve Standiford

 


The Mt. Sopris Music Festival celebrates nearly two decades of showcasing local musicians on July 5. This year's line-up includes Miner Keys, Roaring Fork High School Jazz Band, Callin' Old Souls and The Wolf Tones. The festival's creator and curator Steve Standiford gives details about this and other summer music highlights on Express Yourself.

Andy Taylor

 


Artist Andy Taylor shares on Express Yourself about painting landscapes as a meditation. Andy's current exhibition, Open to the Unexpected, is hanging at the Ann Korologos Gallery through July 20th.

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Deva Shantay presents Trusting Your Inner Voice at Coventure on Friday, July 5, at 5:30pm. She stopped by Express Yourself to share about her personal path towards understanding the roots of challenge and ways to honor and share our gifts and passions with the world.

Angel of Hope

 


Diane Orlov is creating a community-wide, collaborative mosaic angel to install at the St. Stephen Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs. This isn't the only vision for her nonprofit, Angel of Hope. Diane, along with Garry Schalla and Raleigh Burleigh, share details on Express Yourself.

Dance Initiative

 


Dance Initiative presents B5, a CoMotion Dance Company production at Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork on Friday June 28 at 8pm and at The New Ute Theater in Rifle at 8pm. Peter Gilbert dropped by to talk about the show with Megan on Express Yourself.

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For a second consecutive year, Marble celebrates its history with a self-guided walking tour that brings characters from the town's rich past to life. Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Alex Menard, representing the museum and Marble Hub, on Express Yourself. The event runs from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, June 29th and concludes with a taco dinner at 5.

Let Them Roar

Let Them Roar created the new single, "I See My Light," to raise funds for sanctuary leaders in Colorado who are taking a stand against being separated from their families. Megan Tackett spoke with the band before debuting that single in Carbondale on Friday, June 21.

 

DJ Diego Felix will be guiding workshops with Carbondale Arts this summer. He spoke with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself about his music and that project.

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Comedian Kevin Nealon, known for his time on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Weeds and films like Happy Gilmore and The Wedding Singer, spoke with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself prior to performing at Belly Up Aspen.

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