It’s been a great summer for Blues in the Pikes Peak Region and it’s getting even better this weekend as Muddy Waters’ son Big Bill Morganfeld and His Band stop by the Whole Foods Market. The BBQ will feature Lasater Grasslands Beef from eastern Colorado and all proceeds from the BB sales will go to KRCC.

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If you’ve ever driven down Cascade Avenue between Uintah and Cache La Poudre on a sunny Spring day, you may have seen Colorado College students balancing on a narrow line strung between two trees. It’s a sport and it’s called “slacklining” and it lives somewhere in the nebulous realm between tightrope walking, rock climbing and…. [...]

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“Don’t Take My Baby Away” by The Haunted Windchimes

Well, to those in the know, Pueblo has always been cool. But The Haunted Windchimes just reminded us all. They’re one of our favorite bands around here at [...]

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OK, Big Something subscribers. We don’t ask much of you. Many of you Big Something subscribers are already KRCC Members, which is all we could ever ask for. And we’d guess that many of you will be attending the live taping of Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me on Thursday, May 6.

Here’s Peter Sagal [...]

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Super catchy bummer-core, anyone?

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After many months in production, we are pleased to present the pilot episode of Lost and Found Radio, what will initially be a 1/2 hour, web radio show hosted/produced by Matt Stevens and produced/engineered by Noel Black featuring music that can only be found on the web. (Because we began producing this pilot [...]

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We linked to this song when we did our original post about the Free Music Archive, but it bears repeating:

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Says FMA: “Cryptacize is the new project of Chris Cohen (ex-Deerhoof), Nedelle Torisi (Kill Rock Stars solo artist), and Michael Carreira (YouTube cowbell player extraordinaire).” Says Noel: It’s the Hawaiian Space Twee you’ve always been waiting for.

(download by clicking on the arrow on the right-hand side of the player)

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If you saw our two-part series on artist and Orthodox monk Luke Shaffer, you might want to drop by The Rubbish Gallery off of Bijou Street between Tejon and Cascade this evening beginning at 5 p.m. and going on into the evening. Luke’s work will be on display and for sale in a [...]

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If you’ve lived in Colorado for even a short time, no doubt you’ve heard the town name Buena Vista pronounced in a variety of unusual ways, not the least of which is “Bewna Vista.” After years of uncertainty about the proper pronunciation, Noel Black went to Buena Vista to seek [...]

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We are very pleased to announce that, beginning today and every weekday from here forward, we will be embedding one song (or more) available for free download on The Big Something. The songs will be lovingly hand-picked by Delaney, Noel or one of our KRCC DJs. For the time being, we’ll be choosing [...]

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(We recommend clicking on the arrows in the lower right-hand corner of the slideshow to watch this in full-screen.)

If you’ve ever poked around in the children’s section at the Penrose Public Library downtown then you may have seen a little locked glass cabinet full of lovely, out-of-print children’s books. We had a feeling [...]

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In the short seven months since The Big Something began, we have produced 152 posts, which include over a hundred produced features. We’re proud and hope you’ve been enjoying it. We also hope that The Big Something has, in some small way, changed the way you see the Pikes Peak Region.

Here are KRCC General [...]

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As you may have heard, The Pioneers Museum will remain open to the public for at least another year. Since we work closely with the Pioneers Museum to bring you features on local history and art, we’re thrilled for us and for the entire community.

Beloved local actor, director, flower vendor and drag [...]

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