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Art from Ashes: the power of poetry

interview, poetry with Catherine O'Neill-Thorn, PJ After the Columbine High School shooting, Catherine O'Neill-Thorn put her poetry curriculum to work, giving the otherwise traumatized students a voice, a creative outlet.…

Pop-up dance club, word of mouth reveals secret location

interview with "Hostess Heather"  You've got the description: "one-night pop-up dance club exclusively for Denver's young professionals."  You've got the date and time, but you have to RSVP for the…

$15,000 grants for Denver downpayments; classes required

interview with Shelley Marquez Even with a steady job, the leap to home ownership often comes down to the down payment.  Now, $5.65 million will be made available to eligible…

The Contralto and a Tremelo Guitar

Kot, Greg. I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway. Scribner: New York. 2014. The young, wholesome face of Mavis Staples graces the…

Lorraine Gordon

Today, as part of KUVO's observance of Women's History Month, we profile Lorraine Gordon, owner and manager of the Village Vanguard, one of the most storied clubs in jazz, referred…

New releases from (mostly) female bandleaders

Tune in on Monday at noon for the St. Patrick's Day edition of New Music Monday. KUVO Music Director Arturo Gómez will preview the latest releases. This week, in honor…

Breakfast Jazz Gets Its Irish On

With a name like James Joyce, you can understand why JJ has an affinity for the holiday. Tune in Saturday morning from 6 till 8am for Breakfast Jazz with JJ…

Transit in Central Denver: Dist. 10's Jeanne Robb on First Take

interview with Jeanne Robb Denver's District 10 Councilwoman Jeanne Robb visited 1st Take this morning to talk about some of the unique challenges and opportunities facing one of the city's…

The Blues 100: Ed Komara's suggestions for every fan

interview with Edward KomaraThe Blues are all about the stories, and there are many stories out there about the women and men who create this music.  Edward Komara, former Blues archivist…

Minorities invited to Denver's neighborhood movement

interview with Larry Ambrose "Neighborhoods work better when they work together."  So says the subtitle at the website for Denver Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation, a volunteer run not-for-profit coalition of representatives from…

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