Carrie Saldo

Arts District
3:03 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Who's welcome at the NCIPA Pow-wow? You are

Credit Nikki Hartman, NCIPA volunteer

The notion that Pow-wows are only for Native Americans would be like saying rodeos are just for cowboys.  For more than two decades the Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association has struggled to overcome a number of misconceptions about this celebratory and reverent event. Joie Dennis’ Fort Collins living room is lined with Native American artwork and artifacts.

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Arts District
12:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Over A Lifetime, Art Is Where You Make It. Even A Hotel Lobby

Credit Carrie Saldo

Longtime Denver artist Jess DuBois has created an ad-hoc studio in the lobby of the Ramada Inn on East Colfax in Denver.  A charcoal pencil, an easel, and few clip lights. DuBois is in that lobby thanks to a burst water pipe. That and a subsequent mold problem pushed him out of his longtime studio in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood.

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Arts District
1:08 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Art at 1,500 feet in the air: nature photographer Evan Anderman

Credit evananderman.com

Evan Anderman is the son of a geologist, and growing up he observed the Rocky Mountain landscape with a different understanding than most. Years later, as an aerial photographer he still sees it differently – from thousands of feet in the air. KUVO arts reporter Carrie Saldo took to the skies with Anderman as he searched for a more subjective beauty in Colorado. 

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Arts District
3:13 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Breck's new cultural CEO: a bold future

Credit Summit Daily

Meet Breckenridge’s first Cultural CEO, Robb Woulfe – charged with overseeing and expanding arts and culture in the town. He’s not afraid to take some risks in his new pursuit.  “It needs to be bold, it needs to be big, it needs to be flashy,” said Woulfe of the programming he wants to launch in Breckenridge. “I am a big fan of spectacle and I think that takes its shape in a lot of different things.”  Since the 1960s when Breckenridge opened its mountain and saw both its year-round and seasonal populations surge, it has also seen a steady increase in arts related activities.

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Arts and Culture
11:38 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Competition fierce at Breckenridge Snow Sculpture Championships

  In Colorado, snow is temporary. But that doesn't stop Jeff Stoller, a decades-long competitor at the 24th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championship in Breckenridge.  "We do it just to see if we can pull it off," he said. KUVO arts correspondent Carrie Saldo covered the sculpting competition last weekend, but sculptures will be on display until Feb. 2.  Her video report appears Thursday nights at 6:30 on Arts District on Rocky Mountain PBS.

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