Life in Colorado
The Curious Theatre Company - Apr 7, 2019

The Curious Theatre Company - Apr 7, 2019

April 7, 2019

In the heart of Denver is The Curious Theatre Company. Founded in 1997, the mantra "No Guts, No Story" has fueled passionate performances over the decades. This week we sit down with managing director Katie Maltais. She tells us about Curious history and their mission to engage the community using modern theater productions.

 

https://www.curioustheatre.org/

Girl Scouts of Colorado - Mar 31, 2019

Girl Scouts of Colorado - Mar 31, 2019

March 31, 2019

Cookie season is over but the Girls Scouts of Colorado are just gearing up for the year. They have new badges and new adventures. We speak with Mission Delivery Manager Emily Speck of Girl Scouts of Colorado. She tell us about the Gold Award the group's focus on STEM.

 

https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/

Aurora Symphony Orchestra - Mar 24, 2019

Aurora Symphony Orchestra - Mar 24, 2019

March 24, 2019

Back in the 1970s a couple of civic minded musicians decided to come together to bring beautiful music the Aurora. What started as a chamber group has grown to a full orchestra performing various modern and classical production for the community to enjoy. This week we are joined by Aurora Symphony Orchestra board chair Dr. Karlotta Davis and ASO musical director and conductor Dr. Norman Gamboa. They share the group's rich history and vision for the future.

 

http://www.aurorasymphony.org/

http://www.normangamboa.com/

Human Trafficking Part 2

Human Trafficking Part 2

March 17, 2019

This week we conclude our look at human trafficking. Founder and CEO of Made for Freedom Dawn Manske shares her expertise as a human trafficking victims advocate. This week we examine solutions and avenues for restoring the dignity of survivors.

 

 

https://madeforfreedom.com/

 

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

Human Trafficking - Mar 10, 2019

Human Trafficking - Mar 10, 2019

March 10, 2019

Human trafficking. It's in the news and in our communities. We speak with the CEO of Made For Freedom, Dawn Manske. She opens our eyes to this global problem and the implications in Colorado. This is a two part presentation. Part one focuses on the statistics and understanding this is not a just a concern elsewhere. The problem is here and now.

 

https://madeforfreedom.com/

Alzheimer Foundation of America - Education American National Tour - Mar 3, 2019

Alzheimer Foundation of America - Education American National Tour - Mar 3, 2019

March 3, 2019

The Alzheimer's Foundation of American is on tour. It's a national tour to educate Americans about the disease and provide resources. Resources for those afflicted and their caregivers. We speak with the CEO of AFA Charles Fuschillo Jr.  about the scope of the tour and the progress made combating this life threatening disease.

International Women’s Day - Feb 24, 2019

International Women’s Day - Feb 24, 2019

February 24, 2019

International Women's Day is on March 8th. A day to spotlight the contributions and acknowledge the inner power of Women. We have a sit down with International Women's Day World Denver Chair Veronica Munoz. We talk about the significance of the day and the impact of this global event.

 

https://worlddenver.org/

 

https://worlddenver.org/International_Women_s_Day

StoryCorps - Feb 17, 2019

StoryCorps - Feb 17, 2019

February 17, 2019

How do you enhance communication and build bridges when everyone has their own side to the story? The folks at StoryCorps have an idea. Let's talk to each other. I know. It sounds just crazy enough to work. This week we sit down with StoryCorps CEO Robin Sparkman. She tells us about the One Small Step Initiative and gives us some excerpt from their Colorado visit.

 

 

https://storycorps.org/

Columbine Poets Society  - Feb 3, 2019

Columbine Poets Society - Feb 3, 2019

February 3, 2019

If you use public transportation you may be familiar with this week's spotlight. Poetry To Go is a product of the works of the Columbine Poets of Colorado. The group started in 1974 and has evolve into a community project for youths and a platform for local poets. Anita Jepson Gilbert speaks with us about the impact of the spoken word.

Hall of Fan Finalist - Meredith Brannon - Jan 20, 2019

Hall of Fan Finalist - Meredith Brannon - Jan 20, 2019

January 20, 2019

As football season starts to wrap up the Denver Broncos are out of Super Bowl contention but the one Broncos fan could still make it to the big game. Meredith Brannon is a super fan. She's followed the team since she was a kid watching the games with her Dad. Now she is one of six finalist in contention to be added the Hall of Fans. She has a health concern that has altered her day to day life but instead of sadness and self pity, she chose to fight like a Bronco.