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Arts and culture

Author Bethany Turner

Aug 22, 2016
Bethany Turner

Bethany Turner was born and raised in Kentucky, but now lives in Colorado with her husband and two sons. Bethany authored the Abigail Phelps series' "I've Loved These Days", "Scenes from Highland Falls" and "Two Thousand Years" Her first contemporary romance for the CBA market will be released by Revell in 2017. She spoke with Swerve in this interview on his This and That Show on August 13th, 2016.

The Mancos Creative District

Aug 22, 2016

The town of Mancos was recently designated as one of six newly certified creative districts in Colorado. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Joy Horvath Imel, the administrator of the Mancos Creative District, about how the project hopes to create a vibrant and sustainable economic hub that will benefit the artists, businesses, and citizens of the Mancos Valley.

Gary Alter / www.missyraines.com

Missy Raines is one of the most decorated bass players in bluegrass music, and she will bring her new sound described as "Americana bluegrass with jazz roots” to the Sunflower Theatre on Sunday, May 8th, at 7:30pm. Sunflower Theatre Director Kim Welty spoke with Missy about her music and what to expect at her show in Cortez.


Singer Songwriter Amber Cross

Apr 7, 2016
Amber Cross / www.ambercrossmusic.com

Amber Cross is a singer and songwriter who writes from her own life’s struggles and experiences, delivering her stories with unforgettable power and emotion. She will be performing her rootsy bluegrass, country, and honky tonk songs at the Sunflower Theatre on Saturday, April 9th at 7:30pm. KSJD's Don Raney (aka Doc) spoke with her about her music and what the audience can expect at her show.

The Raven Narratives - Lindsay Dozoretz

Mar 2, 2016

Lindsay tells her story about being in an African village and how she learned an important lesson in perspective and what we think we know is true.


In this interview with authors David Feela and John Christian Hopkins, KSJD's Tom Yoder asks them why they write, and how humor plays a critical role in their writing, and in their everyday lives.


Author Pam Houston

Jan 11, 2016
Adam Karsten / https://pamhouston.wordpress.com

Pam Houston is an author, speaker, and teacher who has written several best-selling books like "Cowboys Are My Weakness", and "Contents May Have Shifted". KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Pam about how she finds the inspiration for her work, her love of dogs, and what to expect at her appearance at the Cortez Public Library on Wednesday, January 13th.

Artists of Rico Colorado Gain Steam

Nov 26, 2015
Susan Renee / Creative Commons

ARC, Artists of Rico, provides an exchange of ideas and nurtures a sense of community among the area’s talented artists and craftspeople.  We talk with two leaders from ARC about how making and creating in a small, mountain town; how art can lead community development; and the ARC Pop Up Gallery at the Argentine Grill on Noel Night in Rico.

The Latest Novel From Author Chuck Greaves

Nov 2, 2015
Chuck Greaves

Charles “Lucky” Luciano was a notorious gangster of the 1930s who is considered the father of organized crime in America. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local author Chuck Greaves about his new book "Tom & Lucky and George & Cokey Flo" that tells the story of Luciano and the prostitution trial that sent him to prison in 1936.

Mancos Valley Arts Council

KSJD host Sarah Syverson talks with Marilyn Kroeker with the Mancos Valley Arts Council, and Brian Killigrew from the Mancos School of the West, about the variety of arts that are being created in the Mancos Valley, and the events that will be happening during the Mancos Arts Studio Tour on June 20th.

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