Steve Chavis http://kuvo.org en Women + Film: writer Emily Wachtel in Denver http://kuvo.org/post/women-film-writer-emily-wachtel-denver <p>The July presentation of the Denver Film Society's Women + Film series features a screening of "Lucky Them" starring Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church. &nbsp;Writer and producer Emily Wachtel (pronounced wahk-TELL) is in Denver for the screening on Friday, July 11 (4:40 p.m. and 7:20 p.m.) at the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Ave., Denver, 80206. &nbsp;Wachtel visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis."</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:44:30 +0000 Steve Chavis 8183 at http://kuvo.org Women + Film: writer Emily Wachtel in Denver Eats & Beats: Balistreri Vineyards, fresh for '14! http://kuvo.org/post/eats-beats-balistreri-vineyards-fresh-14 <div>North Denver's winery Balistreri Vineyards hosts the&nbsp;9th Annual KUVO&nbsp;signature event, the New Orleans Rhythm Revue on Saturday, August 9. &nbsp;Julie Balistreri&nbsp;thinks it's a great opportunity to introduce people to their vintage labels, made from Colorado grapes!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>"You'll be able to taste over 15 different wines at the KUVO event," said Julie. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:17:29 +0000 Steve Chavis 8152 at http://kuvo.org Eats & Beats: Balistreri Vineyards, fresh for '14! 5280: Ultimate Backyard BBQ with Kasey Cordell http://kuvo.org/post/5280-ultimate-backyard-bbq-kasey-cordell <p>In the mid-summer heat, who want's to be in the kitchen? &nbsp;Takin' it to the grill, 5280 Magazine’s Kasey Cordell guides us through “The Ultimate Backyard BBQ.”&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Keeping things cool on the plate is the Early Summer Picnic Salad from Z Cuisine's chef is Timothy Payne. &nbsp;"This salad is almost too beautiful to eat in some ways, with a ton of ingredients," said Cordell.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:40:23 +0000 Steve Chavis 8140 at http://kuvo.org 5280: Ultimate Backyard BBQ with Kasey Cordell Community College of Denver prez pledges $50k http://kuvo.org/post/community-college-denver-prez-pledges-50k <div>Community College of Denver considers itself "the leading point of entry to higher education for the City and County of Denver. &nbsp;To that end, the new president of the institution, Dr. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:39:09 +0000 Steve Chavis 8039 at http://kuvo.org Community College of Denver prez pledges $50k Before Brown: Mendez desegregation story in childrens book http://kuvo.org/post/brown-mendez-desegregation-story-childrens-book <p>Seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1954&nbsp;<em>Brown v. Board of Education</em> ruling that outlawed school segregation, the State of California wrestled with the question in the Mendez v. Westminster case. &nbsp;Author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh&nbsp;tells the story the eyes of a child in <em>Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez &amp; Her Family's Fight for Desegregation</em>.</p><p></p><p>"I was immediately fascinated by the Mendez case. &nbsp;In some of my books, I try to talk about social justice," said Tonatiuh, interviewed from his native Mexico.</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:47:32 +0000 Steve Chavis 7125 at http://kuvo.org Before Brown: Mendez desegregation story in childrens book