Special Coverage

From the Aspen Music Festival and school to all the events at the Aspen Institute, you will find Aspen Public Radio delivering special coverage as it happens.

Featured speakers: Dan Price, Kelly Evans

Dan Price is the CEO of Seattle-based Gravity Payments. He now earns his company's minimum wage, which he recently set at $70,000. In an age of super-salaries for top executives and growing income inequality, Price says his decision was values based, but that he also expects it to boost Gravity's bottom line. Could the Gravity story be on the front end of a culture shift?

Money and Politics

21 hours ago

Featured Speakers: Theodore B. Olson, David Boies, James Bennet

Facing the 2016 election and anticipating well over $1 billion raised to fund campaign coffers, is this the way to run a democracy? Ted Olson defended Citizens United; David Boies (no role in the suit) hotly debates it.

Featured speakers: Katie Couric, Ted Sarandos

Is "netflix-ing" the way of our future? Wall Street sure thinks so.

Featured speakers: Kathryn Sullivan, Andrew Revkin

 While the basics of greenhouse-driven global warming are clear, translating these into specific local and regional impacts remains challenging — including how warm it will get and what will happen to regional weather patterns, particularly precipitation. 

Featured speakers: Ben Rhodes, Jeffery Goldberg

Benjamin J. Rhodes and Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent for The Atlantic, discuss the worldview of President Obama, focusing on Cuba, the Iran talks, and the continuing crisis across the broader Middle East.

Featured Speakers: Francis Collins, Judy Woodruff

Precision medicine is the opposite of one-size-fits-all therapy. An emerging approach to preventing or treating diseases, it factors in individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle in order to custom-tailor treatment. 

Featured Speakers: Seema Yasmin, Chris Underhill// Sometimes the mind seems to have been left behind. Despite tremendous progress in other branches of medicine, mental health services fail millions who need them, the pharmaceutical armamentarium is inadequate, stigma remains a tremendous impediment to care, and the power of early intervention has not been adequately harnessed. 

Featured scholar: Sam Kargbo. // Nowhere has the tight embrace of global and domestic health been more visible than in the Ebola epidemic, which sprinted through West Africa and then landed on US and European shores. 

Listen Live!

Jun 23, 2015

Today, beginning at 3:30, Aspen Public Radio will be offering a live broadcast of The McCloskey Speaker Series' presentation of former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

A Grand Ol' Aspen Party

May 22, 2015

Aspen Public Radio is excited to announce our second annual barn dance, A Grand Ol' Aspen Party; an evening filled with BBQ, local brews, dancing, and live music. Join the APR staff and fellow radio lovers on Friday, August 28th at 5:30 pm at the historic Holden/Marolt Barn in Aspen. Ticket price includes a BBQ dinner, first drink, dance lessons, and a night full of live music and dancing - it's sure to be a boot-kickin' good time! So get out those cowboy boots and dust off your hat, this event is for the grand ol' Coloradan in us all!

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