Western Centuries

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, April 20th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like Western Centuries at Steve's Guitars follow the headline...

5point Film Festival

 


5Point Film Festival celebrates an adventure sports lifestyle. Sometimes these pursuits come with heavy consequences. Bobby Le'Roo, founder and director of Big Heart Big Hands, leads a panel on Saturday about backcountry safety and trauma. The panel is at the True Nature Healing Arts Kiva from 10:20am to noon and is open to the public.

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Tatiana Flowers is the new reporter at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. For this week’s News Brief, she talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about what has shaped her work.

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The Andy Zanca Youth News Team present their best interviews from the spring semester.

KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl speaks to Paul Epstein, the owner of Twist & Shout Records, located on east Colfax in Denver. The 11th annual Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 21st all across the country. The event celebrates independent music stores with special releases and fans lineup outside the door to score rare gems. Twist & Shout Records, widely considered the best record store in Colorado, is celebrating 30 years in business.

5point Film Festival

 


At tonight’s 5Point Film Festival screening, seven high school students will each be awarded a $1500 scholarship towards pursuing a personal dream. Dream project director Tracy Wilson explains the program. Scholarship recipient William Lucket comments on his plans to attend NYU's Tisch School of Arts camp this summer.

The managers of the Central Arizona Project are being accused of gaming the system to draw more water out of the Colorado River instead of conserving as much as possible. The action threatens the trust and cooperation that has existed along the river and has Upper Basin leaders crying foul. H2O Radio Reports.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pitkin County Adult and Family Services Matt McGaugh. Aspen Police Department and Pitkin County Adult and Family Services offers information at Rubey Park from 2 to 5pm on Friday, April 20.

An outside consultant, who studied workplace culture at the state Capitol, found nearly half of the roughly 500 people surveyed had witnessed sexist and/or seriously disrespectful behavior. A third said they had experienced sexual harassment first-hand. And nearly 90 percent of those who say they were harassed didn’t speak out or file a complaint. Many said they feared retaliation from their accusers and others.

Those findings, by the Investigations Law Group, mirror what we’ve discovered in almost six months of reporting on this issue.

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Local artist Sarah Uhl considers herself an activist but not in the usual sense. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Uhl about her work and what she'll be doing at 5Point Film Festival this weekend.​

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