After seven years of organizing and getting their fingers in the dirt (literally), West Denver's Re:Vision won a $1.2 million performance-based loan from Denver's Office of Economic Development. Executive Director of Re:Vision Eric Kornacki visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to describe how the grant will help them expand local, healthy food choices for the Westwood neighborhood of 6,000+ households, considered a "food desert."
"There are no grocery stores or corner stores or physical access points where somebody can buy affordable, healthy food," said Kornacki.
It's one of the best opening lines we've ever heard: "Did you hear about the woman who rode a mountain bike across Afghanistan?" She's Breckenridge resident Shannon Galpin.
"I went to Afghanistan in 2008 to work with women and girls, to support the voice of the women of a country that is repeatedly ranked the worst place in the world to be a woman," said Galpin, a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, TedX Mile High presenter, activist, author and mom.
Tune in at 3 pm on Monday for a taste of "Best Jazz 50." Hear a wide range of styles; jazz vocals, Latin jazz tracks, as well as jazz ballads. From artists like Chet Baker, Jo Stafford, Clifford Brown, and Miles Davis. Join us while we listen to some of the best jazz songs around. If you like what you hear, don't forget to support us by pledging to KUVO here. Support KUVO with $10 per month and select Best Jazz 50 as our thank you.
Marcia Ball takes listeners on a joyful, thought-provoking and highly-danceable journey filled with instantly memorable melodies and imaginative imagery. This CD features eleven dazzling new Marcia originals and one stirring cover.
The Shape of Jazz to Come shattered traditional concepts of harmony in jazz, getting rid of not only the piano player but the whole idea of concretely outlined chord changes. Often considered the beginning of avant-garde jazz.