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First Draft
4:29 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

First Draft - John Freeman

John Freeman
Credit Deborah Treisman

John Freeman is a writer and literary critic. He has written author profiles and book reviews for more than two hundred newspapers worldwide, was the onetime president of the National Book Critics Circle, and was the editor of Granta. His new book called How to Read a Novelist, includes 55 profiles of some of the very best novelists of our time.

Aspen to Central America
10:25 am
Mon May 19, 2014

On the Road: Numero Quattro

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Xalpa – Oaxaca.

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Non-Profit in the Spotlight
9:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 3

In the art world, scoring a residency is a big deal. The Carbondale Clay Center accepts four artists every year to come work at their studios in Carbondale. Alex Knipe was a resident in 2006, and after taking some time to earn her MFA and study in Turkey on a Fulbright research grant, she finds herself back in Carbondale. Knipe discusses how the center's residency changed her life, professionally and creatively, and Executive Director, Jill Oberman, shares the importance of residencies for emerging artists. 

Learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center and their residency program on their website:  www.carbondaleclay.org

History
6:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Ute Exhibit In Aspen Reopens With New Artifacts

The Aspen Historical Society's Seasons of the Nuche: Transitions of the Ute People exhibit is being extended. It follows the tribe from when its members hunted in the Aspen area to today.
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The Aspen Historical Society, this month, reopened its exhibit focusing on the area’s previous dwellers, the Ute Indians. The popular exhibit features new artifacts from around Colorado. The idea is to educate people about the tribe’s history from hunting on the Western Slope to being forced out of the area and onto reservations. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen takes us on a tour.

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APR Local News
6:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Affordable Housing Rent Can Go Up Every Year

Credit Courtesy Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority

Renting employee housing in the Aspen area has a major perk. It’s more affordable than “free market” housing-- making it possible for more local workers to live in town. But one of the catches is that rent can go up regularly.

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