Jordan Campbell of Ramro Global, dedicated to crisis reporting and worldwide humanitarian action, shared stories and photos last week at the Sherbino in Ridgway from his trip to the Donbas region of Ukraine, under siege by the Russian military. Kate Redmond speaks with him about the conflict and the importance of geopolitical reporting.
Taya Jae had the opportunity to interview Activist and Musician Michael Franti before his sold out show in Aspen. Tune in to hear this intimate conversation from the Belly Up's green room about multi-generational music, what Michael loves about Adele and the healing power of music.
Nichole Fox of Give a Dam, based in Durango, teaches people of all ages about the guardians of our waterways, beavers. Gavin Dahl asks her to describe the interactive Nature Theater activity she is leading at North Fork Community Fair in Paonia Town Park on Saturday at 3pm. Plus, ahead of Father’s Day, the nonprofit Hilltop Family Resource Center’s fatherhood navigator John Schmitz tells us about Fatherhood Appreciation Day at Riverbottom Park tomorrow at noon.
After a canceled 2020 and a scaled back 2021, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival is back in full force this weekend. The 49th annual festival runs today through Sunday with 12,000 attendees daily. But the festivities were already underway a few days before the official start as throngs filled the Telluride Town Park Campground. KOTO's Matt Hoisch spoke with campers about what they're excited for and how it feels to be back.
A film festival highlighting diverse perspectives on disability is coming to Lake City this Sunday at the Mountaineer Theater. For KVNF, Laura Palmisano brings us details on the event. It starts at 5:30pm with a BBQ followed by live music. The first film shows at 6:30pm. Tickets are available online.
Local Motion: All Points Transit and Region 10 explain their partnership and share resources for older adultsThis week Gavin Dahl is joined by Eva Veitch, director of community living services at the nonprofit Region 10, and Sarah Curtis, executive director at All Points Transit. They talk about a wide range of programs supporting older adults and providing transportation solutions across several area counties. Plus, All Points Transit has a Brews and Bites event coming up in July at Big B's Delicious Orchards, and their annual Oktoberfest event at the new Montrose amphitheater.
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