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.
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.
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.
Montezuma Mixtape visits with Alex and Kenny at a fifth grade writing workshop at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School.
Music Playlist: Disco Biscuits - Jigsaw Earth Damien Jurado - Magic Number The Dragons - Cosmosis Pink Floyd - If Andrew Bird - Logan's Loop Bruce Cockburn - Going to the Country Atlas Sound - Walkabout MGMT - The Youth Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today Spacehog - In The Meantime
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.
KSJD would like to issue the following corrections concerning information that was presented about Lizzy Knight in this interview:
Three artists will join scientists in Southwest Colorado wilderness areas as part of the Aldo & Leonardo Artist-In-Residence program in September. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Leslie Sobel, a painter, about her art and the influences of science and landscape in her abstract landscapes.