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Colorado State of MInd
9:42 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Tracking Colorado's Flood Recovery

It's been six months since northern Colorado suffered epic flooding and loss. This Friday, 3/14 at 7:30pm on Rocky Mountain PBS, Colorado State of Mind looks into how the recovery is going, and whether a new infusion of federal money is having an impact. Also on the program, an update on the controversial issue of fracking – what's happening in those local communities where voters decided to put the brakes on the practice? Where is the Colorado Oil and Gas Association suing? Tune in Friday night at 7:30.

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I-News Network
2:02 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Community Forum to Focus on Disparities in Higher Education

The Colorado Black Round Table will host Saturday a community forum on higher education issues facing African Americans as part of its Losing Ground education project.

About a dozen higher education officials will talk about their concerns about and opportunities within the college systems in Colorado. The panel includes the new black president of Community College of Denver, Everette Freeman, and long-time college basketball coach Lonnie Porter.

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Community Cinema
10:46 am
Fri March 7, 2014

The Trials of Muhammed Ali

'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' covers Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn a five-year prison sentence for refusing US military service in Vietnam. Prior to becoming the most recognizable face on earth, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent. 'Trials' zeroes in on the most controversial years of Ali's life, when an emerging sports superhero chooses faith and conscience over fame and fortune.

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Rocky Mountain PBS Shows
7:48 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Looking Back at Folk

The Kingston Trio

Thursday, March 6 at 8:30 on Rocky Mountain PBS, folk legend John Sebastian reflects and remembers the very best of The Folk Years in an all new show,  ​JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS: FOLK REWIND (MY MUSIC). The program remembers archival folk (traditional, pop and folk rock) era classics from the vault and culminates into a crescendo of excitement with a new live reunion of folk singers including Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn of The Byrds, The Chad Mitchell Trio, Chad & Jeremy, Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods and more.

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Great Performances: Sting
10:12 am
Sun March 2, 2014

The Last Ship: a love letter from Sting

Here is the entire video of Sting: The Last Ship.  The program features the 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician performing songs from his new album, The Last Ship, and forthcoming play of the same name in an intimate evening of music and storytelling live at The Public Theater in New York City.

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