THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014
RING IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH MUSIC AND STORIES FROM CPR
Seasonal specials continue this month, including listener-generated countdowns, annual holiday programs and more.
Join in the merriment and vote for your favorite carols as CPR Classical’s sixth annual Carol Countdown
gets underway. David Rutherford
will host the three-hour special broadcast of the top selections on Dec. 17. Other festive classical offerings will include “A Colorado Choral Christmas,” and a broadcast of Handel’s “Messiah” from the Colorado Bach Ensemble
. See “A Classical Colorado Christmas
” for the full schedule.
is also asking listeners to rank the top 100 albums of 2014. Cast your vote
by Dec. 17 and then tune in on New Year’s Day to hear the results—a playlist of the best new music of the year.
In addition to these musical highlights, stay tuned for holiday features all month long on CPR News
, including the Arts Bureau
’s behind-the-scenes look at producing The Nutcracker
, a gallery of Colorado holiday photos from the Denver Public Library archive and an end-of-year retrospective of the best of film, books, music and art from “Colorado Matters
.” CPR News will also broadcast popular national programs like “Hanukkah Lights
” and “Tinsel Tales
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ADVENTURES IN DIPLOMACY AT 'COLORADO MATTERS AT THE TATTERED'
Get a glimpse into the life of an American diplomat on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. as “Colorado Matters” host Ryan Warner interviews Christopher Hill, dean of the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. They’ll discuss his new memoir “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy,” which chronicles Christopher’s 30-year career as a diplomat, including experiences on the front line of major crises in Bosnia and Kosovo, as well as his service in Iraq.
The conversation takes place at the Tattered Cover Bookstore on Colfax. Limited seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. For details, visit www.cprnews.org
Learn about other books in the “Colorado Matters at the Tattered
” monthly interview series, which features interviews with Colorado authors, and authors who write about Western issues.
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