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On September 27, 2012 By Craig Richardson
On September 27, 2012 By Craig Richardson
Three workers in full protective gear, with gas masks, coveralls, gloves and boots, stand in front of a tanker truck. A CSFD truck is in the background.
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As I was watching the Emmy Awards the other night and saw Giancarlo Esposito and Kerry Washington presenting awards, it reminded me of the time I interviewed the two of them and many more members of the Creative Coalition at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. In the 2008 election cycle, it seemed that [...]Continue Reading →
Colorado College Economics and Business Professor, Lt. Col. Jim Parco (Ret.) presents a micro lecture on the relationship between the perception of the warrior ideal and the argument against the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.Continue Reading →
The late 1970′s and early 1980′s were a time of transition at KRCC. Station-Manager-to-be Mario Valdes was a DJ exploring the alternative realms of punk and new wave which sharply contrasted with some of the station’s other programming, e.g., the Sunday morning German show. Here, we take a look at a representative sample [...]Continue Reading →
Uniformed mailmen stand by their bicycles with fully loaded mail pouches in front. Other bicycles and cars are parked in background. Photo identified on back as “letter carriers starting on delivery”.
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We visited a dress rehearsal of THEATREWORKS’ production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie and spoke with director Anna Brenner about the play.
For a little more background on the director of The Glass Menagerie you can listen to UCCS Theatre Professor Kevin Landis talking shop with Anna Brenner in the interview below:
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All you have to do is be the first person to correctly answer the following question and post it in the comment section below and you’ll be awarded two tickets to the show!
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Local Historian Richard Marold explores the history of Colorado’s beginnings as a full-fledged member of the United States in 1876 and the immediate electoral ramifications that followed in the presidential election that Fall. The election turned out to be one of the most disputed and controversial elections in US history eventually granting [...]
Young children in white with chains of flowers parading through parkland. Note on back reads “Children’s pageant held to celebrate 44th anniversary of the city and 39th anniversary of state.”
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Big Something interns, Jake Brownell and Brian Wray endeavoured upon a course of action to remove the tar of time from the orb of knowing in their four-part series exploring the histories of secret societies in Colorado Springs. In this episode, the Woodmen of the World are exposed, for once and for all.
On September 10, 2012 By Craig Richardson
Double line of men in fancy uniforms standing in front of brick wall. Men standing in back row hold axes on display; men kneeling in front row lean on axe handles. Young boy in front holds enormous axe with “WOW” engraved on it. “Elite Studio” written on lower left of print.
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KRCC Music Director, Vicky Gregor, sat down with guitarist and songwriter Archtop Eddie of Mango Fan Django to discuss the reunion show of RAKU, a reggae band Archtop started in Colorado Springs in 1979. RAKU will perform Sunday, September 10th at the KRCC Fall membership drive open house at 912 N Weber St, more details [...]Continue Reading →
The local, independent music scene in Southern Colorado has a lot of momentum right now. From the Haunted Windchimes’ high profile Prairie Home Companion appearance last October, to the success of the first annual Florence Americana Music Festival in August, local bands and musicians have been gaining exposure and coming together in exciting new ways. [...]Continue Reading →
In this third part of their four part series, Big Something interns Jake Brownell and Brian Wray explore the mysterious history of the goings-on within the Independent Order of Odd Fellows operating in Colorado Springs in the early 1900′s. You can watch Part I which is focused on the Royal Arcanum, HERE. [...]Continue Reading →
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- HSPPR on HSPPR Pet of the Day: Goliath
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- Mark Kissinger on Flooding: Yes, it Does Matter How you Arrange Those Sandbags
- Mark Kissinger on Flood Meeting Scheduled for Mountain Shadows Residents; City to Distribute More Sandbags
- Mark Kissinger on Colorado Springs Mayor Unveils Plan for Homeless Campus
- Mark Kissinger on Colorado Springs Council Approves $10 Million for Mitigation Work
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KRCC presents JOHN PRINE
Saturday, May 4th – Pikes Peak Center
Reserved seating on sale now at all Ticketswest locations, or on line at www.ticketswest.com
2013 MEADOWGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL – featuring Blitzen Trapper, Kristen Hersh, Anais Mitchell, Chauncy Crandall & the Rocket Flies, Sera Cahoone, and many many many many more!
Three days and nights of music at beautiful La Foret in Black Forest – Memorial Day Weekend, May 24th, 25th, and 26th.
Full festival details through www.meadowgrassmusicfestival.org
KRCC Member discount tickets available only at the KRCC Studios – 912 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, or by calling 719-473-4801 or 1-800-748-2727.
7th Annual Blues Under The Bridge – July 20th, 2013
WATERMELON SLIM & THE WORKERS, JOHN HAMMOND, BLUES CARAVAN W/ JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR, THE SLIDE BROTHERS, D.B. REILLY, and THE JUST US LEAGUE
www.BluesUnderTheBridge.com for festival information
KRCC Member tickets on sale for $25. General Public tickets on sale for $35. VIP tickets $91.50. Day of show tickets $40 at the west gate. Tickets available through www.TicketFly.com or at KRCC.
Pre-festival Party Friday July 19th from 5-8pm at the Wyndham Grand Mining Exchange with Watermelon Slim, and Big Jim Adams!
Pikes Peak Center, Saturday October 12th, 2013 8pm
KRCC member pre-show meet and greet opportunity 6:30-7:30pm – pre-show meet and greet tickets available for $40 to members ONLY at the station.
Advance KRCC member tickets on sale now through August 2nd through www.TicketsWest.com. Enter member promo code and click find.
General Public tickets on sale August 2nd, 2013