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 June 10, 2016
Nicki Bluhm tells us why she'll never write a protest song. And the Mike & Ruthy Band stopped by before their gig at Steve's to play a couple songs and tell us a story about Pete Seeger.
Express Yourself June 3, 2016
The 8th annual Aspen Fringe Festival arrives next week. David Ledingham, the co-Artistic Director, tells us about it. And local artist Dick Carter has had a thriving art career for nearly 50 years. His first downvalley show opens tonight at the Launchpad. Here he talks about mandalas, mentoring, and the downvalley art scene.
Express Yourself May 27, 2016
Bo Persiko, local teacher and therapist, about Islam and the new class he's teaching at CMC. And the New West Guitar Group talk about their decade-long career in chamber jazz and playing a Tears for Fears and a Dave Brubeck cover before their gig at Steve's.
Express Yourself May 20, 2016
Music Promoter Josh Behrman about this year's Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival. And Lisa Dancing Light about her new song "The Song of Love," her long career in music in the Roaring Fork Valley, and her gig at the CRMS Barn.
Express Yourself May 13, 2016
Bonedale Ballet about their new production, Dancers and Dinosaurs. Meg Madorin and Laura Anne Samuelson, in residency at the Dance Initiative, about the piece they are building with Co-Motion, which debuts at the Launchpad on June 3 and 4. And Walter Gallacher with Bob and Mary Noone about their many years of producing the Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz.
Express Yourself May 6, 2016
Danedelion Days with Stacy Stein & Sue Grey. Molly Lord about her upcoming workshop in Carbondale matching archetypes and music. And a couple songs by Chimney Choir, in town to rock the Thunder River Theatre during the Colorado Creative Industries Summit.
Express Yourself April 29, 2016
Three of the local artists involved with the new Launchpad exhibition join the show: Greg Tonozzi, Dean Bowlby and Andrea Kemp. And the Three Bad Jacks play a few tunes before their gig at the Loyal Brothers Lounge.
Express Yourself April 22, 2016
The cast of Uncle Vanya about the Sopris Theatre Company's new production of the classic from Anton Chekhov. And folksinger Tom Paxton sings a few songs and tells a few stories.
Express Yourself April 15, 2016
Dancers Dancing director Maurine Taufer joins the show to explain the 24th edition of this seminal Glenwood celebration of dance. She brought along two of the young dancers, Addison Luetke and Madeleine Binion. And the local jazz fusion band Natural Transfusion played a couple tunes live in the studio before their gig tonight at Steve's Guitars.
Express Yourself April 8, 2016
Sarah Wood, Executive Director of 5Point Film, and Hilary Oliver, new filmmaker who debuts her first film at this year's Festival. And Alya Howe with Stefano da Fe about the upcoming salon at Justice Snow's.