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Released August 1, 2020
Juan and Deborah Espinoza — architects of the song of Pueblo — walk Dave Moore through Pueblo’s history dating back 300 years. The song of Pueblo is more than just a song, it’s an anthology of performances of different genres. This episode presents parts of the performance giving you an immersive history lesson you won’t want to miss. From the Ludlow Massacre, to The Great Flood of 1921, to the beginning of the Pueblo Chieftain; you will feel like you were there!! The usual performance is about two hours long; so this condensed version gives you the history behind the songs. It is definitely worth your time. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, performances have been put on hold, but check back on their website for shows in 2021.
Released July 1, 2020
Dave Moore, Jenn de Groot and Matte Refic give you a behind-the-scenes look at the murals of Pueblo. Both are artists who started very young. Though their lives have crossed paths, on this podcast is the first time they are speaking. de Groot a CSU-Pueblo alum has a company called Jaybird Designs. Refic has painted hundreds of murals throughout the streets of Pueblo. Probably the most recognized one: the wall of the Sangre De Cristo Arts & Conference Center and possibly the least-known piece, but the most powerful one, sits inside the Supermax Prison in Florence. They discuss their careers as well as the future of the Arkansas River Levee project. See Pueblo through the eyes of a street artist.
Released June 1, 2020
Dave Moore asks you to lend a hand to the Assistance League of Pueblo along with Madeline Murray and Pat Klomp. It’s an organization run completely by volunteers. Their main program is Operation School Bell. It provides clothes for kids in K-8th grades who wouldn’t normally have new clothes to start the school year, giving them more confidence in the classroom. They receive funding through events like the Dillard’s Holiday Fashion Preview & Luncheon. Also, their thrift store, the Bargin Box is open year-round. The Assistance League of Pueblo is always in need of volunteers and your financial help. Call (719) 544-1528 or learn more here.
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Pueblo’s Podcast Special Edition: Coronavirus in our Community
Released May 1, 2020
This is part three of our Special Edition Coronavirus in our Community Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, Garrision Ortiz, joins Dave Moore on the podcast!
They are discussing SupportingPueblo.com a new online marketing for small businesses during this pandemic. It is truly a community effort, the Pueblo Convention Center, SRDA, the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment all coming together to make sure Pueblo businesses continue to thrive. Find out how your businesses can sign up or how you can support at supportingpueblo.com.
Released April 24, 2020
This is part two of our Special Edition Coronavirus in our Community Dave Moore chats with Kelly Ramos with PAWS for Life — an animal shelter in town. They discuss how their role has changed during the pandemic and how although they usually reach out to the community for help, they are lending a hand to those in need. If you need free pet food you can stop by, find out when at pawspueblo.org or call 543-6464.
Part 3 of this Special Edition of Pueblo’s Podcast Coronavirus in our Community features County Comissioner Garrison Ortiz who’s discussing Pueblo’s new online marketplace for local businesses. Stay tuned.
Released April 17 , 2020
This is part one of our Special Edition Coronavirus in our Community Dave Moore has a conversation with Sarah Joseph with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment. She talks about best practices to keep you and your family safe as well as gives insights as to when our community might be bouncing back. If you have more questions head to the PDPHE website or call Pueblo’s COVID-19 Hotline at 583-4444.
Part 2 of this Special Edition of Pueblo’s Podcast Coronavirus in our Community will feature PAWS for Life.
Released April 1, 2020
Dave Moore and Paulette Stuart take a trip back in time when Mineral Palace was a building not just a park. That’s right! There used to be an actual palace there. The building took a while to design and build, but once it was finally complete it was celebrated with a 4-hour parade through town and a picnic for thousands. However, the celebration didn’t come without consternation between the North and South side.
Released March 1, 2020
Works of art that look better in the dark. Dave Moore and Joe Koncilla from Koncilja And Koncilja law firm shedding some light on a local landmark. As Joe explains how he got the bright idea for Neon Alley and how decades later he keeps it shining. Joe calls it “the greatest assembly of neon art west of Time Square and east of the Las Vegas Strip.”
Joe & Dave will illuminate Pueblo’s past as they share a few stories behind some of the signs. You can check it out near the intersection of Union Avenue and B Street in downtown Pueblo or at puebloneonalley.com.
**PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 Pandemic.**
Released Feb. 1, 2020
Dave Moore is joining the Pueblo Downtown Association’s Mike Carlisle as they plan a variety of celebrations as Pueblo turns 150. Mike & Dave chat about how multiple organizations around town will be hosting celebratory events, offering one-of-a-kind discounts, and selling unique merchandise all in honor of Pueblo’s 150th birthday. Pueblo was incorporated in 1870, at the confluence of the Arkansas and Fountain Rivers, even before Colorado became a state on August 1, 1876. The association encourages any other businesses to host a tribute and share it with the community. 150pueblo.com
Released Jan. 15, 2020
Dave Moore is talking travel through town with CDOT. Michelle Peulen & Dave discuss road projects around town and talk about unexpected bumps in the road that are more than just potholes. (Hint: They are alive!) This episode gives you a look ahead at Pueblo’s highway projects and how CDOT plans to update a road with a decades-old expiration date.
Released Jan. 1, 2020
Dad & daughter duo break the ice in the debut episode. Carly Moore introduces you to the host of the podcast, her dad Dave Moore in a kicking it off episode format so you can get to know the host better. Future episodes will be in an interview format learning more about people and places in Pueblo.
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