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12:35 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Seeker meets saint: Mother Teresa's love revolution

Filmmaker and ad writer Christina Stevens had a dream of meeting Mother Teresa, literally.  She eventually did meet the famous nun in Calcutta, India.  The resulting film is now re-told in a book, Love - The Saint and The Seeker (Hay House, 2014).  Stevens visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to talk about some of the things she learned.

Stevens, who traded in her high powered advertising career for more humanitarian pursuits, considers her experience more "transcendent than transformative."  Mother Teresa suggested she volunteer in the orphanage.  

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Wine & Food Pairing
3:48 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Kasu Glazed Duck Breast & Contadi Castaldi Brut

P17 came to the studio to share their recipe for Kasu Glazed Duck Breast with Pear Puree, Braised Bok Choy and Potato Mille Feuille.  And Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine & Spirits selected the perfect complement for this meal: Contadi Castaldi Brut.

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News
11:31 am
Fri December 19, 2014

La Voz: Questa, New Mexico church revived by community

Credit www.saveourchurch.net

The front page story in an upcoming holiday edition of La Voz Colorado depicts a humble community church in Questa, New Mexico, near Taos.  Nearly 175 years old, St. Anthony's Church was nearly destroyed by weather and the Diocese that no longer wanted it.  La Voz writer Ernest Gurule visited First Take with the story of community and faith.

"The locals, all 1800 of them, predominantly Latino and shrinking all the time, said, 'no, we want to rebuild it,'" explained Gurule.  

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Music
9:20 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Ring in the New Year with Jazz Greats

Ring in the New Year right by joining KUVO for NPR's Toast of the Nation Dec. 31 from 7 pm-2 am MST!

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Colorado Experience
5:02 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

CO Experience: Justicia y Libertad

A new public television documentary brings Colorado's Chicano movement up to date.  Julie Speer from Rocky Mountain PBS visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss the project, "Colorado Experience: Justicia y Libertad," which airs Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7:00 p.m. (MST).  Check local listings.

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