Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley are full of creative artists expressing themselves. And there is no shortage of nationally renowned touring acts visiting the many venues here. It all adds up to a crowded entertainment scene. KDNK's Express Yourself program highlights the many cultural offerings available to us. This is the program to listen to if you're curious about the latest theatre production in the local schools or the latest and greatest nationally touring band to visit a local stage. Live music, in-depth interviews and the occasional giggle. Express Yourself is enlightening, entertaining and informative. 4:00 on Friday afternoons.
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Express Yourself May 15, 2015
January Jones is filling in for Luke Nestler. She'll explore the artists of SAW- the Studio for Arts and Works in Carbondale and speak with Amy Kimberly from the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities. Hear in-depth interviews with SAW artists Elliot Marquet and Carla Reed. We’ll also feature highlights from in-studio music performances from Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Frank Martin with Olivia Pevec and Bobby Mason. Plus the weekend Community Calendar.
Express Yourself May 8, 2015
Luke is on a well-deserved vacation for May. Today, Amy Hadden Marsh hosts guests from the Symphony in the Valley, which will delight local audiences with two Mother's Day concerts this weekend. The science ladies from the Aspen Science Center talk about summer programs. And, Stacy Stein talks Dandelion Daze, coming up this weekend.
Express Yourself April 24
Bonedale Ballet has a new show coming up, "Carbondale to the Core." Anthony and Alexandra Jerkunica bring two of their students and stars of the show to the program: Keenan Bell and Izzy Rojo. And John Gorka joins the show ahead of his Steve's Guitars gig to play a couple tunes and talk a little about his life and music.
Express Yourself April 17, 2015
Sarah Wood of 5Point about this year's festival. Baybe Champ of scraper bike fame on the phone. Christina Brusig of the Glenwood Center of the Arts about Dancers Dancing and Summer of Music. Lipbone Redding with a song or two and a couple tales from the road.
Express Yourself April 10, 2015
Cassidy Willey, J.D. Miller, Jimmy Coates and Brad Moore about the Sopris Theatre Company's new production, A Flea in Her Ear. Alya Howe, Olivia Pevec and Michelle Burkey about the next edition of the Poetry Brothel at Justice Snow's. And Josh Behrman of Mountain Groove Productions about the upcoming Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival.
Express Yourself April 3, 2015
Laura Thielen and George Eldred of AspenFilm about the upcoming Shortsfest. Blythe Chapman and Carrie Ach of River Bridge about their fundraiser Imagine 3 at the Gathering Center of the Orchard in Carbondale tomorrow night. And Perry Smith of the New West Guitar Group playing tomorrow night at Steve's Guitars.
Express Yourself March 27, 2015
Auden Schendler about the Merchants of Doubt. Peter Gilbert about the newest performance and workshop by Dance Initiative at the Launchpad. And Mollie O'Brien about her singing and her husband, the guitarist Rich Moore, who play Steve's Guitars tomorrow night.
Express Yourself March 20, 2015
Fred Pulver about organics and getting down and dirty in the garden. Kent Reed of the Hudson Reed Ensemble about Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. And Writ Large at Justice Snow's in Aspen with Alya Howe, Shere Coleman and Matt Haslett.
Express Yourself March 13, 2015
The Wild and Scenic Film Festival comes to the Wheeler next week. Olivia Siegel of ACES talks about it. And we speak with Peter McBride about his new film, "River of Eden," which receives its local debut at the Festival. We also talk with Mario Acosta and Callie Ferguson about the Young Curators of the Roaring Fork show at the Aspen Art Museum. And David Bromberg tells us why he thinks a blues song has to have irony in it. David plays the Wheeler this weekend.
Express Yourself March 6, 2015
Amy Kimberly, Melanie Finan, Jacqui Edgerley and Sadye Harvey about the Fashion Show. Mary Hertert, master dyer about her art and craft. And Valle Musico perform two tangos live in-studio.