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The Voices Of The Mancos Valley Chorus

15 hours ago

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:


Jason Hollinger

SouthWest Colorado Concerts has received a $4,000 grant from the Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Office of Economic Development.


Gail Binkly / KSJD

The much-denounced, recently-vandalized sculpture at the intersection of U.S. highways 550 and 160 in Durango is to be removed sometime after Labor Day, when traffic eases up.


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.

New Mural Appears in Downtown Cortez

Aug 11, 2016
Austin Cope / KSJD

On Sunday, the side of the wall on the Sears building on Market Street in downtown Cortez was blank. On Monday, it was blue and tan, and on Tuesday, the blue was starting to match the color of the sky. Clouds drifted in on Wednesday, and a landscape appeared on Thursday. This is the process of a new mural coming to life in downtown Cortez.


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