The North Fork Valley has been designatedas a Certified Creative District by the state of Colorado. Ali Lightfoot speaks with Susie Kaldis who is the executive director of the North Fork creative coalition about what this designation means for the valley.
Ali Lightfoot speaks with Annette Pretorius and pianist, Susan Ellinger about the classical series they have developed at The Blue Sage Center for the Arts. Hear music from Susan Ellinger, along with principal players from the Grand Junction Symphony in a performance of piano concertos arranged for string quartet and piano.
"North Fork Valley" is a new book published by Arcadia that chronicles the beginnings of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford. The authors, Kathy Addams McKee – a fourth Generation native of the valley and Claudia Sutliff King, a lifetime resident, compiled pictures and history of the North Fork Valley from the 1880’s through present day. Here, the authors talk about area's rich heritage and history.
Local writer, Christy Aschwanden, speaks with 10 year old Pass the Mic reporter, Leaf Michelsen, about the year she spent practicing the art of living in one place, never venturing more than 100 miles from home.