Arts

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www.annehillerman.com

Anne Hillerman, daughter of best-selling mystery writer Tony Hillerman, continues her father's popular book series with her books based on the adventures of characters Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito as they solve mysteries set in the American Southwest. KSJD's Gail Binkly spoke with Hillerman about her transition from journalist to fiction writer, and how she creates new stories based on her father's books.


The Voices Of The Mancos Valley Chorus

Dec 2, 2016

The Mancos Valley Chorus brings together the singing voices of local community members each spring and fall to present concerts that delight audiences. KSJD's Tom Yoder (who is also a member of the Mancos Valley Chorus) heard from some of the chorus members about their history with the chorus and why they choose to sing with the group each year, and produced this profile:


Janet Lever-Wood / www.blueglyphclayarts.com

Artist Janet Lever-Wood creates functional pottery and sculpture that is inspired by the landscapes and archaeology of the Southwest. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Janet about her work, the ways that time and place shape her art, and upcoming exhibits she will be showing at the Bluff Arts Festival and Olio's in Mancos.

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.

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