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 Weekend Arts Roundup: Dulcimer music, a flashback to the 1960s and more | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 422

This weekend's arts happenings around Colorado include a dulcimer festival in Littleton and an exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia from...

 Arvada trolley car and Breckenridge gold dredge boat make 2015 endangered list | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 428

Colorado Preservation Inc. says Denver Tramway Co. Streetcar No. 4, which was part of a broad Denver-metro area rail system, is worth...

 Yonder Mountain String Band co-founder goes solo — and on tour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1272

Mandolinist and songwriter Jeff Austin reminisces about his years with one of the country's most acclaimed bluegrass ensembles, his...

 DeVotchKa's Nick Urata breathes musical life into the film 'Paddington' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1150

The Colorado musician scores the story of a beloved bear who craves marmalade sandwiches.

 'Groupthink' in Colorado Springs and Boulder: Is it a problem? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 408

Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein studied residents in each city for his new book, "Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups...

 Flood recovery, Aspen chalets, other efforts noted in preservation awards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 564

A woman who studies trees used by American Indians, the state's Department of Transportation and more are this year's History Colorado Hart...

 How Colorado's mountains are named | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 620

Ever wanted to name a mountain or lake? It's unlikely you'll succeed, but here's how to do it.

 Colorado Children's Chorale learns 14 national anthems for international ski races | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 164

As the official choir-in-residence for the Alpine World Ski Championships in the Vail Valley, the Colorado Children's Chorale will perform...

 Dawn Wall climber Tommy Caldwell 'not immediately looking' for new challenge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1208

Along with climbing partner Kevin Jorgensen, Tommy Caldwell of Estes Park captured the world's attention on an epic Yosemite National Park...

 Lack of affordable housing problematic for cities, study finds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 748

Cities in Adams County are giving more aid and taking in less in sales tax revenue because of the rising price of housing.

 Mountain bike champ Rebecca Rusch takes 'no pain, no gain' to extremes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1076

In her memoir "Rusch to Glory," the endurance racer and four-time Leadville 100 winner recounts her most memorable adventures.

 Trial delayed for anti-gang activist accused of attempted member | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 541

Terrance Roberts, the former gang leader turned anti-violence activist, is accused of shooting Hassan Jones five times at a peace rally in...

 In 'The Unquiet Dead,' human rights lawyer Ausma Zehanat Khan pens a mystery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2728

As part of our Colorado Matters at the Tattered series, she speaks about blending elements of a traditional whodunit with her expertise on...

 Weekend Arts Roundup: Month of Photography, a food and theater pairing and more | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 366

This weekend's arts happenings around Colorado include a biennial celebration of fine art photography in Denver and a food, cocktail and...

 Colorado poverty legislation follows party lines, for the most part | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 471

As lawmakers get ready to debate Democratic bills aimed at aiding the poor, Republicans argue that growing the economy is the key to...


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