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11:36 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Meet the Meathead: old school butcher

"Meathead" is the best name I've ever heard of for a butchershop.  The "head meathead" is Kevin Klinger, who visited First Take to share the wonders of his craft, which are on display behind a floor-to-ceiling window at The Source market, 3350 Brighton Blvd. in Denver's RiNo neighborhood.

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Arts and Culture
10:13 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Ludlow: El Grito de Las Minas at Su Teatro

2014 marks the centennial anniversary of the infamous Ludlow massacre in southern Colorado.  Su Teatro's Artistic Director Tony Garcia visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to talk about the current production, "Ludlow: El Grito de las Minas (The Cry of the Mines)."

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12:40 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Denver Preschool Program: Beyond Babysitting

One of Denver's best kept secrets, the Denver Preschool Program is a jewel for early childhood education programs that do more then just baby-sit kids. "If we give our kids the right start, if they have the early education they need, they're going to enter kindergarden ready to learn," Jennifer Landrum, CEO of the Denver Preschool Program said.

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Vinyl Vault
11:42 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Paul McCandless on the Vinyl Vault

Tonight at 8:30 on KUVO/KVJZ - Geoff Anderson hosts The Vinyl Vault!

This week's Vinyl Vault selection is from Paul McCandless, woodwind player for the band Oregon. In 1979, McCandless got together with pianist Art Lande and vibes/marimba man Dave Samuels (among others) and recorded "All the Mornings Bring." We'll check out a few tracks on the Vinyl Vault, tonight at 8:30 on KUVO/KVJZ/kuvo.org.

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Arts and Culture
3:31 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Art from Ashes: the power of poetry

After the Columbine High School shooting, Catherine O'Neill-Thorn put her poetry curriculum to work, giving the otherwise traumatized students a voice, a creative outlet.  O'Neill-Thorn now leads Art from Ashes, a 10-year old organization that works directly youth facing difficult life circumstances "through creative expression and personal transformation," including poetry and spoken word performance.

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