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Local Motion
Published weekly after Wednesday 6:00 pm broadcast

In-depth local public affairs reporting and interviews from around the KVNF listening area.

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Latest Episodes
  • For decades the town of Paonia struggled to maintain its complex water system. In February 2019 the town ran completely dry in what state and federal agencies called a "perfect storm." Following the water crisis, a number of Paonia citizens decided to take matters into their own hands.
  • Join seven directors, filmmakers and subjects as they talk about the documentary films featured in this years Mountainfilm on Tour. Featuring interviews with Maxime Moulin with his film Flow (with Sam Favret), Alex Cullen and Manny Almonte with Wood Hood, Whit Hasset with I Am Salmon, Daniel Lombroso with American Scar, Jason Whalen and Loon with Loon, Darcy Hennessey Turenne with The Ocean Solution, and Josh Izenberg and Brett Marty with Eco-Hack!
  • Taya Jae is joined by actors Elisa McKee, Scott Pollak and Dave Olson to discuss the plot of The Lady In The Van, the highlights of working on this production and what the audience can look forward to. Lesley Hallenborg gives us the details and Lisa Rediger previews February's show, My Funny Valentine on Route 66.
  • Today, a conversation about death in three parts. We visit a young woman who hosts dinners to discuss death long before it’s facing us, we talk about death cafes and the death positivity movement, and learn about end of life planning and why more people are considering green burials. Tune in as we explore how to change the conversation and how we greet with curiosity this inevitable and unavoidable aspect of life.
  • Western Colorado is fortunate to be surrounded by a variety of talented musicians. Today on the show we highlight some of those local voices both in conversation and song. Tune in to hear Bracken Creek, David Starr, Hillery McCalister, Bill O'Brien, Ben Bentele and Mama Lingua.
  • Author Craig Childs joins Taya Jae on Local Motion to share how he navigates ancestral lands, the lessons geology has taught him about the passage of time and to preview the 14th annual Dark Night performance.
  • Take the Sage: A Solstice Variety Show is a collaboration between The Paradise Theatre, Christy Eller, Paonia Players, and Seems Legit Productions. The show will feature Ruby Joyful, The Madrigal Singers, Paonia Improv, Single Single Double, Merrily Talbot, Cosmic Gale Force, DJ Art Beller and many more.
  • Dr. Nathan Perry, assistant professor of economics at Colorado Mesa University, spoke with KVNF's Lisa Young about how Mesa, Montrose and Delta counties fared during the third quarter of 2022.
  • Every birth experience is different. Some are joyful, even spiritual occasions. Others result in emergency situations or even tragedy. This week on Local Motion, four mothers share their birth stories.
  • This month Montrose based theater company, Magic Circle Players, kicks off their second show of the season with a production of Amadeus. Actors Janel Culver, Mark Smith, Everett Gregory and Kenny Easton join Taya Jae to discuss their highlights from the show. We also hear from Magic Circle Players PR representative Lesley Hallenborg.