The One and Only Lyle Lovett on eTown – 4.21.1996

Lyle Lovett

Over the years, we here at eTown have had the pleasure of welcoming the one and only Lyle Lovett to the eTown stage 4 times. One of which was the 2nd show that we ever produced all the way back in 1991! Today we were digging into the ‪‎eTown Archive‬ and stumbled upon this portrait of Lyle from more →

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Today in eTown History – Jack Johnson (January 21, 2002)

Jack Johnson / Alana Davis - eTown

Exactly 14 years ago today, January 21st of 2002, we welcomed two young, soulful singer/songwriters who at the time were just starting to achieve national recognition. Jack Johnson, who has teamed with G. Love & Special Sauce and Ben Harper throughout the years, brought his soulful, sultry, funky, bluesy, folky, hip-hoppy sound to Boulder! Joining more →

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Even Greener Solar Power On The Way

Even Greener Solar Energy On the Way - eTown

Europe wants to reduce its needs for raw materials and raise the level of recycling of resources in the solar power industry. If this project is successful, greenhouse gas emissions from solar panel manufacture will fall by 25 to 30 per cent. “Our aim is that the solar cell industry should utilize materials that would more →

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eTown at the 2008 Democratic National Convention (Denver)

eTown at the 2008 Democratic National Convention

As we enter a new election year, we felt it appropriate to revisit one of the larger shows we’ve ever put on throughout our 24 year history at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado back in 2008! Taped at the Temple Buell Theater in downtown Denver in conjunction with DNC, Nick & Helen Forster host more →

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Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

Climate Change Answers - eTown

The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. Predictions about the fate of the planet carry endless caveats and asterisks. We get it. So we’ve put together a list of quick answers to often-asked questions about climate change. This should give you a running start on understanding the problem. How much is the planet more →

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String Cheese Incident & Jake Shimabukuro on eTown (2005)!

String Cheese Incident - eTown

It certainly is fun digging back into our Archives here at eTown. Today we revisit a lively taping from August of 2005 featuring Colorado’s own, String Cheese Incident. Touring in support of their brand new album (at the time) One Step Closer, SCI brought their unique blend of bluegrass, salsa, afro-pop, rock and jazz to the more →

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eTown Archive Holiday Special

Happy Holidays from eTown

Just in time for the Holiday season, we here at eTown have dug deep into our archives and unearthed every Holiday song that has been played on eTown over our 24 years as a program! Join our hosts Nick & Helen Forster as we journey through excerpts from years past. This special holiday show features more →

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5 Things You Need To Know About The Paris Climate Deal

5 Things You Need To Know About the Paris Climate Deal

The UN climate talks in Paris have ended with an agreement between 195 countries to tackle global warming. The climate deal is at once both historic, important – and inadequate. From whether it is enough to avoid dangerous climate change to unexpected wins for vulnerable nations, here are five things to help understand what was more →

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eTown Archive – Little Feat & Janis Ian (1994)!

Little Feat - eTown

This week we are throwing it back to this absolutely incredible show featuring the legendary American rock band Little Feat as well as equally legendary singer/songwriter Janis Ian! Sit back and enjoy this gem from the eTown archives and if you feel inclined leave a comment below to tell us what you thought about the show!

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10 Tips For A Sustainable Thanksgiving

Sustainable Thanksgiving - eTown

Preparing a sustainable meal can be a selfish endeavor; I guarantee you that it will be more fun, tastier and make for a good conversation at your table. However, it’s also about our global community; you’ll help to prevent the emission of greenhouse gas emissions, the slaughter of animals living under inhumane conditions, meet local more →

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eTown ‘After Midnight’ with J.J. Cale (2002)!

J.J. Cale - eTown Archive

It goes without saying that the late J.J. Cale was one of the most influential songwriters of our time. Over a career that spanned more than a dozen albums of his own, beginning with Naturally in 1972, Cale cultivated a quiet anonymity, doing few interviews, rarely performing live, and keeping his picture off his album covers more →

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How To Live and Farm Inside an Old Volcano

How to Live and Farm Inside an Old Volcano - eTown

via TreeHugger – Pululahua in Ecuador is the only inhabited and cultivated volcano in the world. While Pululhua Volcano – not far from Ecuador’s capital city, Quito – hasn’t erupted in 2,500 years, it left behind a doozy of a legacy: A giant caldera full of fertile soil and a wealth of fog that keeps vegetation more →

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Energy Life Hacks: Simple Fix, Big Difference

Energy Life Hacks: Simple Fix

via Energy.Gov You can lower your water heating costs by using and wasting less hot water in your home. To conserve hot water, you can fix leaks, install low-flow fixtures, and purchase an energy-efficient dishwasher and clothes washer. FIX LEAKS You can significantly reduce hot water use by simply repairing leaks in fixtures — faucets more →

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10 Food Preservation Tips in 60 Seconds

Food Preservation / Food Waste

via Life Hacker Nobody likes to waste food. Thankfully, you can make your food last longer just by storing properly. Here are 10 tips, in 60-second video form, keep your food fresh. x Keep bananas fresh longer by wrapping the stems in plastic wrap: The reason is pretty straightforward: bananas release ethylene gas, which more →

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