art en Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>It’s been a busy summer in the Roaring Fork Valley so far. For some communities, it’s an important economic boost.<br /><br />The U.S. Justice Department fines Citigroup for misconduct that helped fuel the recession. We talk to Colorado’s US Attorney, who was part of the investigation.</p><p>Colorado names Carbondale a creative district candidate. Turns out, much of the town’s economy is centered around ingenuity.</p><p>We’ll head to a shooting range near Basalt, where a group of women are learning to cast...and blast.</p><p>And, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this year. We’ll introduce you to a group of women who fought to protect the Maroon Bells/Snowmass area.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:25:43 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 21722 at Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014 Aspen Native Returns with "Beautiful" Film <p>After a series of festival screenings for her new film, Aspen native Naomi McDougall Jones has returned home to screen her new project “Imagine I’m Beautiful” to a hometown audience on Saturday at the Wheeler Opera House. Aspen Public Radio’s Rob St. Mary spoke to McDougall Jones about the film recently. She says she wanted to bring the film to Aspen at her earliest opportunity not only because she’s from here, but because the community helped to make the film possible.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:24:39 +0000 Rob St. Mary 19585 at Aspen Native Returns with "Beautiful" Film Carbondale Installs New Public Art This Week <p>Carbondale will get several new pieces of public art this week. The sculptures from around the country will dot busy intersections and sidewalks. It’s the 12th year of the <em>Art Around Town</em> exhibition and, once erected, the sculptures stay in place for a full year. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen spoke with Sue Edelstein, a member of the Town-appointed Public Arts Commission. She says 60 artists submitted work and thirteen pieces were chosen.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:08:34 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19388 at Carbondale Installs New Public Art This Week Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 2 <p>Jill Oberman, Executive Director, Alex Knipe, ceramicist and teacher, and Diane Keanie, Founding Director, all of the Carbondale Clay Center, discuss the importance of art. The Center is an important institution in the Carbondale art scene. The center offers classes, residencies, a gallery space, private lessons, and drop-in workshops for all ages and ability levels. The center is open to everyone and aims to help foster creativity and get people excited to get their hands dirty.&nbsp;</p><p>Visit <a href=""> </a>to learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center's programs and how you can get your hands muddy.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 17536 at Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 2 CrossCurrents - Red Brick Center for the Arts <p>Angie Callen is the Executive Director of Aspen's Red Brick Center for the Arts (Aspen Public Radio's landlord). Angie talks about all the changes to the facility and the programs, including what's coming this summer.<br /><br /><a href=""></a></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 17471 at CrossCurrents - Red Brick Center for the Arts