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Celebrities, authors, and book lovers reveal the novels that have affected their lives in a two-hour celebration of reading, hosted by Meredith Vieira.

Watch the kickoff episode of "The Great American Read" Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm, then cast your vote to decide America’s best-loved novel.

RMPBS is celebrating this special summer of reading by installing Little Free Library locations around the state, hosting a "Book Bingo Reading Challenge" for the chance to win a Kindle with all 100 books on the #GreatReadPBS list, and more.

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This week on Rocky Mountain PBS...

Nature: The World's Most Wanted Animal
Wednesday, May 23 at 7pm
Meet the pangolin, the almost unheard-of and yet most-trafficked animal in the world. Learn more about these scaly yet endearing mammals whose basic biology remains a mystery.

NOVA Wonders: Can We Make Life?
Wednesday, May 23 at 8pm
A revolution in gene editing enables scientists to create and edit DNA like never before. Along with treating genetic diseases, might we bring long-extinct animals back to life?

Southern Colorado KIDS Fun Fest - June 2
Come celebrate the start of summer in Colorado Springs with RMPBS. Family activities include meeting PBS KIDS characters and opening the Uncle Wilber Fountain.

Insight with John Ferrugia: Impact NEW!
Thursday, May 24 at 7pm
"Insight" looks back on our 2017-2018 investigations to see how people across Colorado are making an impact on issues that matter.

Colorado Experience: Mountain Biking
Thursday, May 24 at 7:30pm
Discover Colorado's incredible contribution to this energizing and popular sport.

Colorado School of Public Health
Sponsor Content
Celebrating 10 years of improving health in our state and across the planet. Together, we are charting new paths for a healthier future.

Arts District: Colorado Spotlight #2 NEW!
Friday, May 25 at 8:30pm
Revisit The Kirkland Museum’s new home, Grand Junction's Rockestra, DU's “A Rap on Race,” and rising rents for artists in Colorado Springs.

Great Performances: The Opera House
Friday, May 25 at 9pm
Explore the rich history of the Met Opera’s Lincoln Center home and the cultural life of 1950s-60s New York City.

Summer of Adventure
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Give your kids a summer to remember with Denver Public Library’s Summer of Adventure program. Sign up beginning June 1 at any Denver Public Library location.

2018 National Memorial Day Concert
Sunday, May 27 at 7pm
The "National Memorial Day Concert" is an American tradition that honors the military service of all our men and women in uniform.

Tesoro Indian Market & Powwow
Sponsor Content
American Indian art, culture, and dance. Saturday June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd, 10am – 4pm at The Fort in Morrison, CO.

Independent Lens: Served Like a Girl
Monday, May 28 at 9pm
Follow a group of diverse female veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Rocky Mountain PBS News Articles

University of Denver Settles Equal Pay Lawsuit

The University of Denver will pay $2.66 million and increase the salaries of female law professors to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Bipartisan Sex Trafficking Bill Stalls in Senate Committee

A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing human trafficking training for law enforcement and schools around the state has stalled in a Colorado Senate committee.


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