Arts & Culture

KDNK Membership Drive Event Schedule

February 18, 2010


The theme for the drive is "Growing Community." Local artist Alleghany Meadows has created unique, ceramic "Susti-cups" for sustainable members. These have been crafted from recycled clay, single-fired for energy efficiency and will feature a local glaze.

Opening Broadcast: Live remote from the Village Smithy with Merle and Chameleon, live music from Red Rock Ramblers, Wednesday, February 24 from 8-10 am. Free muffin with membership.

Youth Panel and Live Remote from CRMS, Wednesday, February 24 from 5:30-7 pm (Broadcast 6:00-7:00 pm). Student representatives from five area high schools will discuss the effectiveness of high school in preparing youth for a challenging future, how youth can currently make a difference in the world, and which social issues pose the greatest obstacles in the lives of high school students. The youth panel will explore what's working, what does not and where do we go from here to create schools and communities that lift up and empower youth to embrace the challenges both present and future. Free admission.

House Concert and Salon, live broadcast - "Fostering Local Sound" at the home of Vince and Beth Simonetti in River Valley Ranch, featuring house concert and live broadcast called "Fostering Local Sound," on Friday, February 26 at 6 pm at River Valley Ranch. The show is part of a prime-time series sponsored by the Town of Carbondale and aimed at identifying and fostering local songwriters. The first concert features Jimmy Dykann, John Oates, Cottonwood Acoustic, CRMS high school senior Kelsey Lewis and will be hosted by Steve Skinner. The evening will begin with beer, wine and snacks. The music and broadcast runs from 7-9 pm. Sustainable members only - contact KDNK.

Smokin'Grass Live Remote from the Pour House with live bluegrass music from General Dixie and the Bad Habits, Saturday, February 27 from 8-10 am. Free.

Women's Arm Wrasslin' - Saturday, February 27 at Phat Thai, 9:30 pm. Hosted by the boys in the newsroom, Conrad "OP" Wilson and Mathew "Gaston" Katz. $10.

Energy News Panel and Live Remote Broadcast at Eco-Goddess
with Randy Udall, energy expert, founder of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency; Sarah Gillman - associate editor for High Country News and expert on Western energy issues; and Tresi Houpt - Garfield County Commissioner and member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. At Eco-Goddess in downtown Carbondale Monday, March 1, 5:30-7:30 pm (broadcast from 6-7 pm). Hosted by the KDNK news department. Free.

at Steve's Guitars - Thursday, March 4 from 7:30-9:30 pm. Variety program, music, comedy, skits, and the "C-cheevement Award." Free with Donation.