Legendary Blues Guitarist Tinsley Ellis, Joins Us For A KSUT Session And Concert, This Wednesday

Tinsley Ellis will join us for an in-studio session this Wednesday, May 24 on KSUT at approximately 2:00 PM. Ellis will be in town for a performance of his Grateful Dead - themed show "Blues Is Dead", at 7:30 p.m. at the Henry Strater Theatre.

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The 1996 Coen Brothers movie Fargo was so good, and so original, that when the FX cable network announced it was making a new version for television, I expected it to be awful — especially since the creator of the adaptation was Noah Hawley, a writer-producer who hadn't really done much.

Yesterday evening the world received its first taste of the musical treasures Prince kept locked within his Paisley Park home and creative nexus when a new EP, titled Deliverance was announced and its gospel-and-rock title track released to the wilds. The EP is set for release this Friday on the one-year anniversary of Prince's death.

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With just weeks left in the legislative session, bills are moving through the statehouse at rapid speed. Topics that have recently generated a lot of interest are teen sexting and oil and gas legislation.

Colorado currently has one of the strictest teen sexting laws in the country. If convicted of sending sexual images with a cellphone, youth between the ages of 14 and 18 could face felony child pornography charges and be ordered to register as a sex offender.

Colorado’s $28.6 billion budget is nearing the end of its legislative journey.

Each year, the six-member, bipartisan Joint Budget Committee crafts a balanced budget before sending it to the House and Senate for amendments. The JBC then has to reconcile those changes.

But in most cases, they go back to the original budget they spend months writing.

This year, the the House and Senate have added about 30 amendments to the so-called “long bill”.

On the Navajo Nation, kids with the most severe developmental disabilities attend a school called Saint Michael's Association for Special Education.

Dameon David, 8, is waking up from a nap in his classroom. He has come to the school in northeastern Arizona for four years. He has cerebral palsy, seizures and scoliosis. His mom, Felencia Woodie, picks him up from a bed with Superman sheets.

KSUT's 2017 Member T-shirts have arrived and are going in the mail this week.  If you pledged during our recent Spring drive, or you're a sustainer that requested a t-shirt, you can expect them soon. 

Like what you see? Pledge here to get your very own "Heart" KSUT T-shirt, or call us at 970-563-0255 to make your pledge.

The NPR Dog Bowls are also going into the mail this week.

Musician Timothy B. Schmit (@timothybschmit), who gained fame as a vocalist and bassist for Poco and The Eagles, has released a solo album called “Leap of Faith.” Here & Now‘s Robin Young recently traveled to Schmit’s California home to talk about the new album, his career and life in music.

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On The Eagles’ volatile history

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Condors in the Canyons

Essayist Andrew Gulliford ponders the past, present and future of the ancient bird, now thriving again among northern Arizona's Vermillion Cliffs.

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