APR Local News http://aspenpublicradio.org en Audio Canvas: Anne Pasternak http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/audio-canvas-anne-pasternak <p>This summer, &nbsp;the Anderson Ranch Arts Center is hosting a symposium series - new to the Ranch.&nbsp;<em>Making The Change They Want To See</em>&nbsp;is a symposium taking place August 13th and 14th. Curated&nbsp;by Anne Pasternak, President and Artistic Director of Creative Time in New York City, the symposium is bringing in nine artists who work to combat social injustice. The artists will share how they have used art as a platform for creating change. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 22078 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Audio Canvas: Anne Pasternak Interview: Sen. Mark Udall http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/interview-sen-mark-udall <p></p><p>U.S. Senator for Colorado Mark Udall is locked in a fierce race to keep his seat this fall. &nbsp;His major opponent is Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner. &nbsp;Udall was in aspen over the weekend (7/25 - 7/27) meeting with voters and raising money for what has become a national contest. &nbsp;It&nbsp;is one of seven Senate seats that could decide which party controls the chamber after election day; 11/4/14. &nbsp;The Senator stopped at Aspen Public Radio's studios on Saturday (7/26) and spoke with APR's Roger Adams. &nbsp; The radio edit and longer unedited interview are below.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:46:49 +0000 Roger Adams 22206 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Interview: Sen. Mark Udall Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-huts-vets-part-4 <p>Paul Anderson, Adam McCabe, Dr. Jerry Alpern, and Janice Nark are all involved with the non-profit Huts for Vets. We discuss the two new programs Huts for Vets is taking on. The first is a partnership with Western State University in Gunnison, Colorado, which aims to help veterans enter college life by building relationships with other enrolled veterans. The second program is a women's hut trip, where the focus will be on issues women face overseas and when they come home. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 20846 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 4 Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-25th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp;</p><p>On today’s show we discuss the week’s top news stories in the valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle.</p><p>On this week’s show we discuss Aspen’s future as an international hub for skiing and mountaineering.</p><p>Also, some push back from developers over what’s next for the former Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt and three men received fines this week for trying to illegally build a mountain bike trail.</p><p>This week, the Glenwood Post Independent ran a story in Spanish.&nbsp; Its not the first time and today we talk with Editor Randy Essex about what a bilingual news service looks like.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we consider "the selfie" - the most personal of art forms is not without its pitfalls. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 22121 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 Christie, Governors On Immigrant Kids, Republican Image http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/christie-governors-immigrant-kids-republican-image <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 115%;">A handful of Republican governors spoke on a panel at the Aspen Institute last night to a packed house. That included New Jersey governor and 2016 presidential hopeful Chris Christie. Improving government was the top theme of the night--- and some trash talk about the Democratic Party.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:48:50 +0000 Elise Thatcher 22079 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Christie, Governors On Immigrant Kids, Republican Image