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June 16, 2023: Being a Black artist in Colorado; ‘Crickets’ descend on Rio Blanco County

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51min 12sec
Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
A panel discussion about race and the arts inside Cleo Parker Robinson Dance’s theater on Juneteenth. June 19, 2021.

Black singers and musicians in Colorado reflect on a culture that stereotypes and often dismisses and devalues their talent. Then, pesky bugs pour through Rangely. Also, Gov. Polis irks local governments... again. Plus, recovery ten years after the Black Forest wildfire. And how to sync up salary and well-being.