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Poetry in the West

Joey Lovato
Joey Lovato
Daniel Rothberg
Daniel Rothberg
Gabby Birenbaum
Gabby Birenbaum
Jacob Solis
Jacob Solis

Nevada’s poet laureate, continuing crisis on the Colorado River and our new D.C. reporter.

This week host Joey Lovato sits down with Gailmarie Pahmeier, the first Nevada poet laureate in more than 50 years. They talk about poetry, Pahmeier’s role and a statewide project she’s working on with the Nevada Arts Council. After that, environmental reporter Daniel Rothberg talks about the ongoing water crisis facing Nevada as negotiations for water conservation continue for states in the Colorado River Basin. At the end of the show, The Indy’s new D.C. reporter, Gabby Birenbaum, introduces herself and talks about the upcoming year as power shifts on Capitol Hill.

Hosts

Joey Lovato - @Joey_Lovato_

Jacob Solis - @jacobsolisnv

0:40 - Poet Laureate

Gailmarie Pahmeier - nvartscouncil.org

14:40 - Colorado River negotiations

Daniel Rothberg - @danielrothberg

23:35 - New D.C. reporter

Gabby Birenbaum - @birenbomb

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