Express Yourself

Symphony in the Valley

Symphony in the Valley performs The Nutracker with some added zest on December 6 at New Hope Church in New Castle at 7pm, then on December 7 at the Ute Theater in Rifle at 7pm, and again at the Ute Theater on December 8 at 2pm. Music Director Kelly Thompson, Manager Amanda Watkins, and President Ruth Mollman joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to preview the event which includes an original arrangement by a local 8th grader.

General Mojo's

Dune Butler of Seattle psyche-rock band General Mojo's joins Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about their upcoming show at Steve's Guitar's on Wednesday, December 11.

Thunder River Theatre Company

 

Actress Sonya Meyer and Director Patrick Holloran appeared on Express Yourself to preview Thunder River Theatre Company’s upcoming production of The Doyle and Debbie Show which opens on December 6 and continues through December 21. Barbara "Babs" Frota co-hosts this interview with Raleigh Burleigh.

Carbondale Arts

The annual Deck the Walls Artisan Market at The Launchpad opens on November 22 and continues through December. Staci Dickerson of Carbondale Arts dropped by to share details about this year's offerings.

Epic Yellowstone: Return of the Predators

Ecologist Delia Malone stopped by Express Yourself to preview the Howl Yes! Film Series at CMC Spring Valley on November 22 at 6pm. Advocating for wolf reintroduction in Colorado, Delia responds to doubts raised by local rancher Bill Fales on a recent episode of For Land's Sake.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

On Monday, November 11, local nonprofits Bridging Bionics Foundation and Pathfinders announced a new collaboration called "Redefining Transitions: Building Resiliency." This program partners professional counseling with advanced physical therapy for individuals with spinal cord injuries or neurological mobility impairments as well as their caregivers. Representing Bridging Bionics, Jamie Ramge and Nate White, joined by Laura Irmen for Pathfinders, gave details on Express Yourself.

CAFCI

Sondie Reiff, Frank Sgambati and Larry Bogatz dropped by Express Yourself representing the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative. CAFCI hosts a community assembly on November 21 at the Third Street Center at 4pm, featuring food, music and speechifying.

Babs Frota

Local singer-songwriter Jill Cohn graced KDNK with a brand new single from her latest album Balanced on the Rail. She is interviewed by Gavin Dahl and KDNK volunteer Barbara "Babs" Frota.

Aspen Community Theatre

Aspen Community Theatre's 2019 fall musical is 9 to 5, featuring the music of Dolly Parton. Jeannie Walla spoke with Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself about this production, taking place on November 8, 9, 10 and 14, 15, 16 at the Aspen District Theatre.

Aspen Art Museum

Senior Curator at the Aspen Art Museum Max Weintraub stopped by Express Yourself to give insight into the Abraham Cruzvillegas exhibition Hi, how are you, Gonzo? Andrea Aust and Pheobe Meyers, representing the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, shared about their corresponding community activation.

Marbin


Marbin is a progressive jazz-rock band from Chicago. The band's founders Danny Markovitch and Dani Rabin shared stories about their music and touring before playing at Steve's Guitars on November 1.

Trees, Water & People

Trees, Water & People is an international, Colorado-based nonprofit that has been addressing the roots of migration with climate vulnerable communities for 21 years. Executive Director Sebastian Africano and Vice President of the Board of Directors Jon Becker stopped by KDNK ahead of their presentation at Rocky Mountain Institute on November 1st at 5pm to share about the organization's projects.

CoMotion

 

Megan Janssen and Meagan Shapiro stopped by Express Yourself to talk about CoMotion's production of Returning, an exploration into the layers of self and many facets of journeying away and returning home. The show is on November 8 and 9 at The Launchpad at 7pm with an interactive demo for families on November 9 at 3pm.

Polly Letofsky


In 1999, Polly Letofsky decided to be the first woman to walk around the world. It was a five year journey that took her across 22 countries walking an average of 16 miles per day and raising $250,000 for breast cancer awareness. Polly shares about this experience and her book, 3 M.P.H., at Basalt Regional Library on Saturday, October 25, at 5pm.

WALLS

If walls could talk what might they say? Alya Howe seeks to answer that question with WALLS, her new multi-media show at The Wheeler Opera House on Sunday, October 27th at 7.30pm.

Precocious Wonderment

Artists Chris Erickson and Chad Stieg will reveal Precocious Wonderment on First Friday, November 1, at Batch. This pop-up collaboration with interactive installations premiers at 6pm.

Jennetta Howell

 

On Monday, October 21, Thunder River Theatre Company presents the debut of Jennetta Howell’s one-woman cabaret called HOME. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh met with Jennetta Howell on Express Yourself for the details...

Robert Brinker Displays "Mindfunk" at The Art Base

Oct 18, 2019
Abby Gierke

 

Abby Gierke, one of KDNK’s newest volunteers, spoke with local artist Robert Brinker about Mindfunk, his current show at The Art Base. Robert presents an art talk at The Art Base on Thursday, October 24, at 5:15pm.

MinTze Wu

 

The Kreutzer Sonata: In Words and in Music interweaves the narratives of Tolstoy’s novella Kreutzer Sonata with the music of Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, and Beethoven’s monumental masterpiece that inspired the story. This is an excerpt of a new ensemble-piece production by BenFeng Music Studio, of which MinTze Wu is the founder and artistic director. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with MinTze about her upcoming performance of this piece at the Christ Episcopal Church of Aspen on October 18.

Rocky Mountain Scots

The Rocky Mountain Scots return to KDNK with Colorado West Celtic Dancers before parading to the 4th Street Plaza for Carbondale's annual Celtic Fest. Fran Page, executive director for Aspen Dance Connection, joins these groups on Express Yourself to share about their recent visits to local schools.

Songs From The Road Band

 

Songs From The Road Band stopped by KDNK while touring Colorado. Mark Schimick, Sam Wharton, James Schlender and Charles Humphrey III have collectively received top accolades in the bluegrass, Americana, and jazz genres. They performed a few songs on Express Yourself, including from their new album “Waiting On A Ride.”

Teton Gravity Research

On Friday, October 18th, Teton Gravity Research returns to The Wheeler Opera House with their newest film, Winterland. Professional skier Hadley Hammer joined KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about her part in the film.

La Pompe Jazz

The Arts Campus at Willits presents Pumpkin Jazz throughout the month of October. This series begins Saturday, October 5, with La Pompe Jazz performing gypsy jazz at the Ann Korologos Gallery from 5 to 9pm. KDNK's Cody Lee spoke with David Lawrence about La Pompe's new album and the upcoming show.

Carbondale Historical Society

 

Carbondale's longest running tradition is on Saturday, October 5. Sue Gray, board president for the Carbondale Historical Society, stopped by Express Yourself to share details about the parade and Ghost Party…

Thrill the World

Thrill the World, with sponsorship from Alpine Bank, will benefit Family Resource Center of Roaring Fork Schools this year. The main dance, synchronized with others around the world, is on October 26th at 4pm at 4th and Main in Carbondale. You might, however, catch these dancing zombies throughout the month by surprise. The group rehearses on Fridays at 5pm at Coordination & Bonedale Ballet.

Thunder River Theatre Company

 


A Walk in the Woods is about two nuclear arms negotiators, one from Russia and the other from America, who discover friendship in the unlikeliest of circumstances. The production's stars Bob Moore and Wendy Tennis spoke KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself about Thunder River Theatre Company’s season opener. Performances continue through October 12th.

 

Bob Sima is a singer-songwriter, spiritual teacher and musical mystic. Shannon Plummer is a shamanic practitioner, intentional creation coach, artist and singer. They perform at the Third Street Center on Friday, September 27th at 7pm. The event is co-presented by The Spiritual Center and Davi Nikent.

Carbondale Arts


Jack Brendlinger's bronze sculptures are produced with the lost wax technique. With age, his work has become abstract, gravity defying, modern, and filled with whimsical characters. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh joined Jack at The Launchpad to learn more. The show remains on display through October 4.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

 

Local fabric artist Etar’s Transcultural Bonding In Clothing highlights her experiences working with locals in Bolivia, Uzbekistan, Dubai, and many parts of Europe. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh stopped by The Launchpad to speak with Etar about these gifts from her soul. The show remains on display through October 4th.

 

Angela Bruno, executive director of the Carbondale Clay Center, dropped by Express Yourself to talk about Tacos on Plates, their annual fundraiser, on Saturday at 5.

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