West Elk Word: 2011 Archives

December 24, 2011 - The West Elk Word talks with Monica Mesa, local yoga instructor, studio owner and the muscle behind Yoga Rocks The Butte, a slopeside yoga festival coming to town from February 10 - 12.

December 17, 2011 - The West Elk Word talks with Brent Laney and Kat Hassebroek about their underground theatre production "Driving Fuzzy Bunnies." MD Grant McFarren also looks at the self-titled record from electronic music producer SBTRKT.

December 10, 2011 - The West Elk Word is talking with Briana Rose Wiles who is organizing the Gunnison Valley Swap-It: A Barter Bazaar. MD Grant McFarren also takes a look at the new Black Keys record El Camino.

December 3, 2011 - The West Elk Word is talking with the Early Childhood Council, the National Brotherhood of Skiers and is reviewing new music from a member of the Punch Brothers.

November 26, 2011 - This week, the West Elk Word talks with the new VP of sales and marketing of CBMR Scott Clarkson and Grant McFarren looks at an avant jazz collaboration.

November 12, 2011 - The West Elk Word talks to Celebrate the Beat, a dance collective that is presenting "Dancing Through New Orleans" this Thursday at the CB Community School. Music Director Grant McFarren also looks at the Beach Boys record "Smile."

November 5, 2011 - The West Elk Word talks with Ann Johnston of the Crested Butte Land Trust about a few projects they are working on. Grant McFarren looks at the new Tom Waits record. And we hear from Ryan Stringfellow in the GM Corner.

October 21, 2011 The West Elk Word talks with Julie Robinson of Gunnison Valley Habitat for Humanity, and we sit down with General Manager Ryan Stringfellow in the GM Corner.

October 7, 2011 - Roxana Alvarez talks with Larry Meredith and Debra Reich about the upcoming ballot initiatives focusing on new libraries in Gunnison County. Grant McFarren reviews the new DJ Shadow record, and we talk with Kraddy who is performing Wednesday night at the Eldo.

September 30, 2011 - The West Elk Word talks with Paonia resident Paolo Bacilupi who will be in CB and Gunnison this week to talk about his new book "The Windup Girl." We also talk to Holly Conn and Rose Tocke, two of many founders of the Mountain Roots Food Project. Grant McFarren also reviews some pretty good new blues rock, new on the KBUT shelves.

September 23, 2011 - We hear 2 cool interviews this week. The West Elk Word talks with Michael Brody of the upcoming Crested Butte Film Festival and Roxanna Alvarez talks with Rujeko Dumbutsheno who will be showcasing African dance in Crested Butte this upcoming Wednesday.

September 16, 2011 - 
Vinotok 101 on the West Elk Word as one of the founders, Marcie Telander talks with Roxana Alvarez at the KBUT studios. Music Director Grant McFarren also shines light on new music on the KBUT shelves. Its your public affairs program, only on KBUT.

September 13, 2011 - The West Elk Word is a community-focused program on KBUT. This week, we hear an interview between Cally Carswell of High Country News and Ariana Brocious of KVNF (Paonia) about new regulations on natural gas emissions at drilling sites. This and more this week on the West Elk Word.


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Yogalates - Dance Movement Therapy
Oct 23 @ 12:00PM
Yogalates - Dance Movement Therapy (Ages 13 - Adult) Mondays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  September 22 - December 1. Thursdays, 12:00…
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Andy Warhol Portraits in Acryclic
Oct 23 @ 7:00PM
Andy Warhol Portraits in Acrylic Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. October 23 – November 13. 4 weeks. Is there someone…
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Dance Fusion
Oct 23 @ 7:15PM
Dance Fusion (Ages 13 - Adult) Thursdays, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. September 25 - December 4. In this creative, up-beat dance class,…
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Yogalates - Dance Movement Therapy
Oct 23 @ 8:15PM
Yogalates - Dance Movement Therapy (Ages 13 - Adult) Mondays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  September 22 - December 1. Thursdays, 12:00…
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Aerial Conditioning
Oct 24 @ 8:30AM
The Crested Butte Dance Collective offers weekly Aerial classes to the Center this summer to help you hone your skills at your own…
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Open Aerial Dance
Oct 24 @ 9:15AM
The Crested Butte Dance Collective brings Aerial classes to the Center this summer to help you hone your skills at your own pace. …
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All-American Band welcome
Oct 24 @ 12:00PM
On Friday, October 24th, Gunnison High School student Nathan Barrett will be inducted into this year's All-American…
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Bike Racks & Benches
Oct 24 @ 12:00PM
The Crested Butte Parks and Recreation Department wants to notify the public that bike racks and benches throughout town will be…
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Parks Lost & Found
Oct 24 @ 12:00PM
The Crested Butte Parks Department will be emptying the Lost and Found bins located at Rainbow and Yelenick Pavilions on Friday…
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Snow Sports Swap
Oct 24 @ 6:00PM
The Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation and Crested Butte Nordic have joined forces to host this years Snow Sports Swap!…
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