Express Yourself

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.

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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.

Glenwood Canyon Brewpub

 

Glenwood Canyon Brewpub hosts Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 21, directly behind the Brewpub along Blake Avenue between 7th and 8th streets from noon ‘til 8pm with live polka music, specialty beers and a kids' zone sponsored by Renew Roaring Fork. Raleigh Burleigh spoke with MC Jenetta Howell to learn more about what to expect.

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Aspen Film Executive Director Susan Wrubel spoke with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself about the upcoming 40th Anniversary Filmfest, a week of film screenings and panel discussions beginning on September 23rd. Films show at the Wheeler Opera House, Isis Theatre and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale.

On Friday, September 21, The Launchpad in Carbondale hosts The Salon curated by Alya Howe. Performers include a filmmaker, dancers, and a comedian. Alya stopped by Express Yourself with playwright Cassidy Willey to share details about this and a partnership with Aspen Words, bringing poetry to youth at KDNK.

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.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

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.

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