Advocate Safehouse Project

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, January 20th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. Sopris Liquor and Wine carries local and imported spirits, beer, and wine. For a list of today's events like Lunafest benefiting Advocate Safe House Project follow the headline...

Decades ago, David Romtvedt was fortunate to have married into a longtime Wyoming Basque ranching family. Since then David has embraced the rich Basque culture. He has learned the language, the music, and the ranching traditions of the Basques while also producing poems, essays and novels. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of Wyoming and he served as that state's Poet Laureate from 2003-2011. David joined Express Yourself before he heads over to Elko, Nevada for the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, where he will perform with his daughter Caitlin.

Meta Sarmiento is a Filipino poet and rapper from Guam. He is a National Poetry Slam semifinalist with Slam Nuba from Denver, a TEDx speaker and winner of the Spoken Word for the World 2015 where he was flown to Paris to perform during the UN Climate Negotiations. He is a born teacher and an old soul, and he is capable of motivating ghetto kids and old hippies alike. Meta appeared on Express Yourself to tell us how he does it.

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This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the historic Women’s March. Once again people will be demonstrating across the country and the world. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh and Raleigh Burleigh spoke with organizers in Denver and Carbondale about the movement.

Five Point Film Festival

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, January 19th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. Sopris Liquor and Wine carries local and imported spirits, beer, and wine. For a list of today's events like Five Point Film Festival On the Road to Aspen at the Wheeler follow the headline...

Beth Broome and Dr. Sam Johnson talk about equine dentistry and answer one cat question...

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett join KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh this week to talk about pay inequality, SANE program finds a home in Glenwood Springs, and what's happening with the Carbondale post office. You can find all the stories here.

St. Regis Aspen Resort

The St. Regis Aspen Resort will soon be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as a single-asset real estate investment trust. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with CEO of Aspen REIT Stephane De Baets to learn more about this type of offering, unprecedented in the United States.The St. Regis Aspen Resort is expected to be tradable on the New York Stock Exchange in early February starting at $20 per share with the ticker symbol AJAX.

Colorado State University Rare Plant Guide / Bernadette Kuhn

A researcher at Gunnison's Western State Colorado University was granted $75,000 from the US Fish & Wildlife Service to study a rare plant that grows on only 85 acres outside of the town and into Saguache County. KBUT's Chad Reich reports from Hartman Rocks, a recreation area outside of Gunnison, where most of the plant can be found.

The AZYEP News Team interviews Carbondale Middle School Principals, Jennifer Lamont and Assistant Principal, Heather Fox about education and the 2017-2018 school year.

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Otis Taylor: Trance Blues & Fantasizing About Being Black

Otis Taylor has created an entirely original genre of blues called Trance Blues. Here he talks about that and his new CD, Fantasizing About Being Black.

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From Here to Eternity

With two published books, including this new one, From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death, and with hundreds of thousands of views on her You Tube channel Ask a Mortician, Caitlin Doughty is the Doyenne of Death. Here she talks about some interesting funeral practices around the world on Express Yourself.

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KDNK Founder Lee Swidler on Valley Voices

Lee Swidler (aka Manny Goldberg), with the help of other Carbondalians and KOTO in Telluride , brought KDNK to the airwaves in April, 1983. Manny...er...Lee now lives in Costa Rica but was in the areathis week for a "Carbondale fix". Here, he talks about the origins of KDNK, the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program, and more. Thanks, Lee!

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