Arts en Local Author Bethany Turner <p>Writing fiction using real-life celebrities as primary characters can be tricky, but fun. In this Zine interview, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local author Bethany Turner who chooses to unpack her obsession with pop culture in a series of books featuring Abigail Phelps, a fictional heroine who interacts with today's most recognizable stars.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p> The Abigail Phelps website can be found here: <a href=""></a></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:34:31 +0000 Tom Yoder 12724 at Local Author Bethany Turner Interview with Author Chuck Greaves <p>Start with a wealthy family rooted in the Napa Valley wine country, add murder, the resulting courtroom drama, and what emerges is a novel that engages and entertains. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with a local author Chuck Greaves about his book "The Last Heir", the latest in a series about a wise-cracking Los Angeles lawyer Jack MacTaggart and his legal adventures.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:02:32 +0000 Tom Yoder 11261 at Interview with Author Chuck Greaves Four Generations of Native American Art Collecting <p>Art collection in the Southwest sometimes involves relationships between families that span generations. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Judith Lavender, whose New Mexico family's art collection is closely tied to interactions with Native American families that took place over the span of the last 100 years.</p><p>Judith will be presenting a lecture titled "Heart of Collecting: 50 Years of Collecting Southwestern Native American Art" on Thursday, June 5th, at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center at 7:00pm as part of the 2014 Four Corners Lecture Series.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:33:11 +0000 Tom Yoder 10427 at Four Generations of Native American Art Collecting New Music for May: Highasakite <p>Norway's Highasakite features vocals from Ingrid Helene HÃ¥vik that takes the listener to unexpected places, and delivers a well-spaced, yet clear sound to their adventurous indie pop on the new album "The Silent Treatment". Check out the video for the new single "Since Last Wednesday" below, or click <a href="">HERE</a> for a review.</p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//" width="560"></iframe></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 18:24:13 +0000 Tom Yoder 9011 at New Music for May: Highasakite Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concerts <p>The Mancos Valley Chorus was formed by a few friends and neighbors interested in sharing their love of music with the community. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kriss Larson, Music Director for the Mancos Valley Chorus, about their spring concert schedule and why singing in a choir may be good for your health.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 15:19:30 +0000 Tom Yoder 8721 at Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concerts Montezuma Mixtape - Billy Moffat, Part 1 <p>The Montezuma Mixtape this month features a story from KSJD DJ Billy Moffat as he recounts his experience in the US Army as an 038 - a Tenor Sax Player - in the late 1950s, as told in KSJD's McAfee Story Vault recording studio.</p><p></p><p>Music Playlist:</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:02:55 +0000 Ian J. Mott & Greg Harpel 7963 at Montezuma Mixtape - Billy Moffat, Part 1 Exploring The Creative Process <p>Writing fiction and songwriting are arts that many times require sharing among other writers and musicians to break through into new creative ground. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with author John Wright and musician Marilyn Kroeker about their creative processes, and their involvement in an event on April 23rd at the Cortez Cultural Center that will showcase the challenges and triumphs of creative endeavors.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:27:41 +0000 Tom Yoder 7628 at Exploring The Creative Process Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco: An 18th Century Renaissance Man <p>It can be difficult to comprehend how the American Southwest was mapped in the late 18th century, when Spain was still sending expeditions into what was then uncharted territory. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with author John Kessell about how one Spanish Renaissance man left a legacy of cartography, art, and science during his time exploring the 18th century southwest.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:56:04 +0000 Tom Yoder 6689 at Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco: An 18th Century Renaissance Man Montezuma Mixtape - Alex & Kenny <p>Montezuma Mixtape visits with Alex and Kenny at a fifth grade writing workshop at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School.</p><p>Music Playlist:<br />Disco Biscuits - Jigsaw Earth<br />Damien Jurado - Magic Number<br />The Dragons - Cosmosis<br />Pink Floyd - If<br />Andrew Bird - Logan's Loop<br />Bruce Cockburn - Going to the Country<br />Atlas Sound - Walkabout<br />MGMT - The Youth<br />Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today<br />Spacehog - In The Meantime</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:29 +0000 Greg Harpel & Ian J. Mott 6220 at Montezuma Mixtape - Alex & Kenny HerStory <p>HerStory is a performance that celebrates women who made significant contributions to history but are many times unknown to the general public. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Terri Helm and Midge Kirk, and their portrayal of two women who changed the course of history in the early mining days of Rico, Colorado.</p><p>KSJD would like to issue the following corrections concerning information that was presented about Lizzy Knight in this interview:</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:56:18 +0000 Jeff Pope 5880 at HerStory