RMPBS

"Aretha! Queen of Soul" Tonight on RMPBS

Aug 17, 2018

Rocky Mountain PBS will air the remembrance special, "Aretha! Queen of Soul" tonight Friday, August 17, at 8:30 pm.  This program will include archival footage from Aretha Franklin's storied career, and interviews that will evoke the memory of the "Queen of Soul."  

A Capitol Fourth on RMPBS

Jul 3, 2018

America’s favorite Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and our troops watching around the world on the American Forces Network.

The Jazz Ambassadors on RMPBS | May 4

May 1, 2018
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The Cold War and civil rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning in 1955, when America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and their racially diverse band members faced a painful dilemma: How could they represent a country that still practiced Jim Crow segregation?

Premieres May 4th at 10 p.m.
 

 

Voz de la Clave on RMPBS

Mar 31, 2018

Voz de la Clave is a documentary about a class at the University of Colorado Denver that specializes in Latin and Salsa music performance and focuses on the impact of the music style and the impact it has on he students themselves. The video is a student project. Faculty Supervisor is James Phelan.

Airing on Rocky Mountain PBS on Thursday, April 5 at 7pm and Sunday, April 8 at 5pm.
 

Women's History Month Celebrates: Dolores Huerta

Mar 24, 2018
Photo Courtesy of IMP Awards

Many words have been associated with Dolores Huerta, Activist, Feminist, Icon, Rebel, Civil Rights Hero, Passionate, Advocate, Pioneer, but only one set of words makes her very happy whenever she hears them…

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