KRCC News freelancer Michelle Mercer was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered yesterday, profiling bluegrass and bluegrass festivals here in Colorado. In case you missed it, or want to hear it again, click here to listen online. Bravo, Michelle!

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KRCC presents The 5th ANNUAL BLUES UNDER THE BRIDGE FESTIVAL, featuring the Holmes Brothers, Otis Taylor, Big Sandy and his Fly Rite Boys, Eden Brent, and more…

Location: Under the Colorado Avenue Bridge, Colorado Springs, CO ( map )

Tickets: KRCC member discount tickets $20 at […]

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KRCC’s Delvin Neugebauer reviews new releases from Amor de Días, Daedelus, Hunx and His Punx, My Morning Jacket, Thurston Moore, Sloan and Wild Hares. All the albums reviewed are recent additions to KRCC’s music library. Tune in to any of the Music Mix programs on KRCC to hear selections from these new releases.

Amor de […]

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From NPR’s News Blog:

Turning 40 is a good thing when it’s a news program you’re talking about. It’s a sure sign you must be doing a lot of things right. Read more at NPR.org.

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NPR is reporting that Osama bin Laden has been killed.

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Nine years ago today, KRCC’s Operations Manager, Jocelyn Sandberg, was murdered near KRCC’s building in downtown Colorado Springs. She was a powerful force at KRCC and in the community, and we miss her. A memorial website for Jocelyn still exists at www.zyrcster.com if you would like to spend a moment today thinking about Jocelyn […]

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Bruce: indicted.

On April 8, 2011 By

The Gazette reports “Anti-tax crusader Bruce indicted for tax evasion.” Follow this link for more.

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NPR’s All Songs Considered has this look and listen to a remake of Pink Floyd’s iconic ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album, using an old Nintendo sound chip.

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If James O’Keefe is staging guerrilla theater to expose hypocrisy and hate, a la Sasha Baron Cohen of Borat fame, maybe that’s no big deal. But O’Keefe claims to be acting in the tradition of undercover investigative muckrakers. Bob asks James O’Keefe about misleading editing, distorted quotes, and how much untruth he is entitled […]

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Read Steve Inskeep’s opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal.

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NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard spoke to Rocky Mountain Community Radio member station KSUT earlier today about NPR’s woes, CPB funding and the recent passage of a bill to defund NPR.
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If you truncate the actual number pi, you wind up with 3.14. It makes sense then, that today is Pi Day. NPR celebrates the “Pies of March” with this story.

Kitchen Window: Celebrating the Pies of March

March 8, 2011 | NPR · When you think of food-focused holidays in March, St. Patrick’s […]

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Robert Belfour – Breaking My Heart from PPLD TV on Vimeo.

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Sunday March 13th – 7:30pm

KRCC and the Black Rose Acoustic Society present Mike Marshall, Darol Anger, and Väsen

Location: Armstrong Hall, Colorado College Campus, Colorado Springs, CO
Tickets KRCC member discount tickets available for $15 at the KRCC Studios. Black Rose Acoustic Society member discounts through Black Rose Acoustic […]

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KRCC Operations Manager and weekday afternoon host Mike Procell had been wondering about the etymology of the phrase “pony up.” The Word Detective describes the origin of the phrase as relating to the small horse, and in the late 1700s, specifically as a small amount of money. In question and answer format, […]

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Nine candidates for Colorado Springs’ new Strong Mayor position speak tonight.  KOAA Channel 5 is hosting and airing the forum starting at 7 p.m..  You can learn more at Channel 5’s website.

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News

AP
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The Hollywood mega-producer turned himself in to authorities Friday morning in New York City, where he faces allegations of rape and sexual assault stemming from a 2004 incident.
 

Getty Images
May 25, 2018 | NPR · Having been adversaries and then allies, Catholics and evangelicals once again have differing political agendas.
 

AP
May 25, 2018 | NPR · Nebraska law enforcement recently seized 118 pounds of drugs, which they now say was entirely fentanyl. It’s one of the biggest fentanyl seizures in the U.S. and enough to kill millions of people.
 

Arts & Life

AP
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The Hollywood mega-producer turned himself in to authorities Friday morning in New York City, where he faces allegations of rape and sexual assault stemming from a 2004 incident.
 

Magnolia Pictures
May 24, 2018 | NPR · Kate Novack’s documentary about the legendary fashion figure breezes past any deep or thought-provoking issues, but it, like its subject, has style for days.
 

Oscilloscope
May 24, 2018 | NPR · In Spanish filmmaker Carla Simon’s “intimately visual” autobiographical debut feature, a young girl from Barcelona is sent to live in the country after the death of her mother.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
May 25, 2018 | NPR · This week’s sprint through Friday’s new albums includes an instant classic from rapper Pusha-T, raw guitar rock from Thunderpussy, reggaetón singer J Balvin and more.
 

WXPN
May 24, 2018 | WXPN-FM · Woods found success in Nashville co-writing for artists including Tim McGraw and Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum. It was all just par for the course given his remarkable artistry.
 

Kennedy Center
May 24, 2018 | NPR · Never before have so many Cuban artists performed or have been displayed in a single venue in the U.S.
 

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