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 July 17, 2015
Jessica Hope Lopez, slam poet, mother and activist about her art and her appearance at the Carbondale Mountain Fair. And Johnny Elkins, of the LA band Ivory Deville, also appearing at next weekend's Mountain Fair.
Express Yourself July 3, 2015
A few citizens of Carbondale read the Declaration of Independence. KDNK's Mary LaLa speaks with Rench of Gangstagrass. And guitarist extraordinaire Dean Magraw talks about his music and plays a killer version of Amazing Grace.
Express Yourself June 26, 2015
Olivia Pevec & Rochelle Norwood about the Y'Art Sale benefiting local artist Ro Mead. Steve Standiford about the 14th annual Mt. Sopris Music Fest this weekend spotlighting local bands. And KDNK's Walter Gallacher with artist Timothy Flood, whose piece resides in front of the Carbondale Library.
Express Yourself June 19, 2015
Marianne Virgili of the Glenwood Chamber about this year's Strawberry Days in Glenwood Springs, the 118th version. And we preview the live music at this years Carbondale Mountain Fair.
Express Yourself June 12, 2015
Valle Musico performs 4 pieces, including two Piazzolla tangos, from the Broadcast Learning Center. And KDNK's Walter Gallacher speaks with artist Ede Erickson, one of the featured artists in Carbondale's newly installed Art Around Town pieces.
Express Yourself June 5, 2015
Martiy Silverstein describes the new Summer of Music series in Carbondale. It's the second Sunday of June, July and August in Sopris Park. Every show starts at 4. It's family friendly fun on summer Sunday Afternoons. Charr Graham tells us about her new book of local history focusing this time on Carbondale and available locally.
Express Yourself May 22, 2015
Local author Charr Graham talks with Valley Voices host Amy Hadden Marsh (sitting in for Luke Nestler) about Graham's new Carbondale-centric book, Memoirs of a River: Up the Crystal 2, and musical guests Frank Martin and Olivia Pevec sing just because...
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.