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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Aerial Conditioning
Mar 06 @ 8:30AM
The CB Dance Collective offers weekly aerial conditioning classes to help you hone your skills. Climbing, pulling, flipping…
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Open Aerial Dance
Mar 06 @ 9:15AM
Supervised aerial practice sessions with NO INSTRUCTION! Practice and perfect the skills you’ve learned in class sessions at…
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Gentlemen of the Road
Mar 06 @ 10:00AM
Tickets are on sale for the Gentlemen of the Road Salida Stopover. Featuring Mumford & Sons, Jenny Lewis, Jeff the…
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Kids Cook!
Mar 06 @ 4:00PM
Mountain Roots Food Project would like you to know that registration is now open for the winter and spring sessions of Kids Cook!,…
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First Fridays Art & Music Walk
Mar 06 @ 5:00PM
Join us for Gunnison's First Fridays Art Walk & Music this Friday, March 6th from 5-8pm. Gunnison Gallery is featuring…
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First Fridays Art Walk
Mar 06 @ 5:00PM
Main Gallery: Artists of the West Elks The Artists of the West Elks (AWE) is a non-profit organization of regional artists that…
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First Fridays Family Film
Mar 06 @ 6:30PM
It's time again to come get comfortable upstairs at the Old Rock, and enjoy a family-friendly film!  This month,…
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Brain Injury Awareness Month
Mar 07 @ 9:00AM
Join the Sanctuary Studio in March for Brain Injury Awareness month. We will have a donation jar out on the counter and ALL of…
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Pet Wellness Fair
Mar 07 @ 10:00AM
The Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League would like to invite pets and their human friends to the Pet Wellness Fair on Saturday,…
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Yoga For Happy Hips Workshops
Mar 07 @ 11:00AM
Please join Lindsey in an in-depth study of hip health. Everyone will benefit from a new perspective on an ancient subject no…
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