Green Box Arts Festival turns a tiny Colorado town into an 'arts oasis'

Passion for Peonies: Generations rally for La Resolana farm

Two-story mural brings Central American street art to Colorado Springs

History, culture, wildlife showcased in San Luis Valley’s Rio Grande Natural Area

Artist Annie Hong honors grief with a newly painted mural in Colorado Springs

In a small village in southern Colorado, architect Ronald Rael makes an earthy return

Drought and newcomers threaten Southern Colorado's traditional water systems

A Colorado Springs newspaper highlights new heroes

Indigenous womxn lead march in downtown Colorado Springs

Colorado has a complex land and ethnic history. One student is looking at the correlations.

El Movimiento Sigue

New 'cultural tax' funds Manitou Springs arts and nonprofits

Memories of Los Rincones

Flying Pig Farm grows community with seed swap

‘Chicano art is American art’: Actor Cheech Marin’s personal collection on display in Colorado | PBS NewsHour Canvas Arts

Take the Statue Down Supporters Call for Removal of Columbus Monument

Street Art Energizes Knob Hill Urban Arts District | Springs Magazine

Iconic Colorado Springs singer recalls collaboration with Duke Ellington

Affordable housing trailblazer returns to services she helped create

One year later, Ladyfingers Letterpress reflects on COVID-19 impacts

Medic recalls anniversary of Wounded Knee 1973

 

Livelong activist shares legacy through Artivism

 

How kimchi became a lifeline during the pandemic | PBS NewsHour Canvas Arts

 

Actor Cheech Marin brings his personal collection of Chicano art to Colorado Springs

 

Brazen Bee: A Colorado business that was meant to 'bee'

 

Colorado Experience: Lost & Preserved in Colorado Springs

 

Iconic historic structures reflect Colorado Springs’ 150-year history

 

Colorado Springs City Councilmember Avila Pairs Passion with Voice

 

‘Light Intersection' electrifies Denver Theatre District

CBCA - 35th Anniversary

Colorado Springs votes 9-0 to honor Indigenous Peoples' Day

 

Land Rights Council Celebrates Life of Jeff Goldstein

 

MCA: Nari Ward

 

Lumonics in Thornton

 

What's Left Records fosters local scene amid music crisis

Nonprofit rehabilitates illegal dump site into community wonderland

 

Air Force veteran becomes first Black president of Rotary Club of Colorado Springs

Capturing Essence: Jasmine Dillavou

The Color of Hope: Artworks featured by inmates of healing arts program

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center welcomes new Director

New mural in Colorado addresses violence against Indigenous women, girls, and Two Spirit individuals | PBS NewsHour Canvas Arts

 

Shelly's Story


Colorado Springs Superintendent has eyes on equity
 

Open Mic Colorado

Culture Break

Actor Cheech Marin gives a tour of his personal collection of Chicano art, on exhibit at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center | Watch/read here.

Medic and pilot Roque Madrid recalls anniversary of the indigenous occupation of Wounded Knee 1973 | Watch/read here

Indigenous womxn lead march in downtown Colorado Springs. Watch/read here

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Land Rights Council Celebrates Life of Jeff Goldstein

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

Memories of Los Rincones. Watch/read here

Southeast Express changes narrative of Colorado Springs community | Watch/read here

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Colorado has a complex land and ethnic history. One student is looking at the correlations. Read here

El Movimiento Sigue empowers youth identity in Pueblo | Watch/read here

New 'cultural tax' funds Manitou Springs arts and nonprofits. | Watch/read here

Flying Pig Farm grows community with seed swap. | Watch/read here

Peggy Shivers recalls collaboration with Duke Ellington. | Watch/read here

Take the Statue Down Supporters Call for Removal of Columbus Monument. | Watch/read here

Affordable housing trailblazer returns to services she helped create. | Watch/read here

Lifelong activist shares message through Artivism | Watch/read here

One year later, Ladyfingers Letterpress reflects on COVID-19 impacts | Watch/read here

Wounded Knee, 1973. (Not for broadcast)

A side-hustle blossoms into a beloved Colorado company video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS & PBS NewsHour Pick-up here

Street art energizes Knob Hill Urban Arts District

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

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What's Left Records fosters local scene amid music crisis

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

Capturing Essence: Jasmine Dillavou

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

The Color of Hope video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center welcomes new Director

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

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Shelly's Story

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

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Colorado Springs Superintendent has eyes on equity

video + article for Rocky Mountain PBS

Co-production, Videography and Editing by Alexis Kikoen; additional videography by Rob Barnett.

Additional videography by Clay Haskel

Additional videography by Gabe Macalintal

Additional videography by Gabe Macalintal

Additional Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Essay on The Ramones and essay on Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center publication Front Row Center, 2018

 

Susan Peiffer, Pikes Peak Poet Laureate profile for Springs Magazine, 2017

 

Jeremy Van Hoy, Philharmonic Musician profile for Springs Magazine, 2016

 

Blindworm Guitars profile for Springs Magazine, 2016

 

Special Collections of Colorado College profile for Colorado Collective Magazine, 2015

 

Gallery of Contemporary Art profile for Colorado Collective Magazine, 2015

 

Mountain Fold Books profile for Colorado Collective Magazine, 2015

 

Feature on SXSW for Colorado Collective Magazine, March 2014

"East Peak Fire Tests the Mettle of Huerfano County Volunteer Firefighters," KRCC NPR Colorado Springs, 2014

“How baby sign language is giving my toddler a sense of confidence and independence,” Offbeat Families, 2013

“Touring with a Baby” series for Offbeat Families, 2012-2013

“Let’s get real: Making babies,” essay, Offbeat Families, 2012

 

"State of Acequias" article and photos in Taos Green Guide Magazine, Spring 2008

 

"Climate Change: Projections for the Southwest," article in Taos Green Guide Magazine, Spring 2008

 

"Acequias: Sharing Water in Times of Drought," article and photos in La Sierra Newspaper, March 2008

 

"Las Posadas de San Francisco," Article and photos in La Sierra, December 2007

 

"Fresh Food for Fall: Documentation of Horno Bread baking," newspaper article and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado, November 2007

 

Documentation of cultural sheep slaughter, newspaper article and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado, November 2007

 

"Tuberculosis Cases Surge Along Mexican-U.S. Border," newspaper article in Caminos de Southern Colorado,  August 2007

 

"Life is a Ditch: Acequias of Northern New Mexico," newspaper articles and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado, June 2007

 

"Navajo Nation Power Plant Dealt Setback," newspaper article and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado, May 2007

 

"Unrest in Mexican City Far From Resolved," newspaper article and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado February 2007

 

"Thanksgiving at Navajo Nation," newspaper article and photos in Caminos de Southern Colorado, December 2006

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