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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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This month we’re bringing a special fall arts show to the airwaves, highlighting all kinds of creativity in the region.

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In the midst of putting together a segment focused on the music scene of Colorado Springs we became aware of a collective of musicians and artists who call themselves The Kings of Space. The group is made up of musicians from Southern Colorado bands Briffaut, The Grant Sabin Band, We Are Not a [...]

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Israel’s recurring wars with its Arab neighbors have resulted in a weapons industry that keeps coming up with new technologies, which can then be sold abroad.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Even when monkeys were near death, an Ebola treatment called ZMapp was able to save them. The drug has been used in a few people, but the limited supply has been exhausted.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · At issue are serious allegations of corruption, but the trial has also unveiled some scandalous details of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s personal life.
 

Arts & Life

August 29, 2014 | NPR · Novelist and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen writes with passion about the state he loves. His book, Bad Monkey, is an offbeat murder mystery set in Key West. Originally broadcast June 13, 2013.
 

August 29, 2014 | NPR · The 68-year-old film director hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco for his book Carsick. He says hitchhiking is “the worst beauty regimen ever.” Originally broadcast June 10.
 

August 29, 2014 | NPR · Pierce Brosnan has left James Bond behind, but he struggles for his footing in an action thriller he himself fought hard to bring to the screen.
 

Music

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Take a deep breath, in black & white. Alice Boman’s fragile singing, mixed with ethereal images from the Swedish countryside, make for a small, laptop vacation.
 

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August 29, 2014 | KCRW · This week’s episode of Metropolis, curated by KCRW’s Jason Bentley, features a variety of Basement Jaxx-related material, plus new music from Kelela, SBTRKT and more.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · This week’s puzzler for careful listeners is from guest Quizmaster Mark Reznicek, drummer for the Fort Worth rock band Toadies. Hear the fills (or intro) and match it to the song.
 

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