River runner, folk singer Katie Lee to play CRMS Barn | PostIndependent.com

River runner, folk singer Katie Lee to play CRMS Barn

CARBONDALE – Katie Lee brings her songs, slides and recollections of Glen Canyon to the Colorado Rocky Mountain School Barn at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.Lee presents as part of the Association of Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Region Conference. Admission is $10 at the door.The third woman to run all the rapids of the Grand Canyon, Lee has spent a lifetime chronicling and advocating for rivers, canyon country and the people who inhabit them. She first encountered Glen Canyon in the 1950s and went on to make more than 20 trips on that section of the Colorado River, guiding, photographing and exploring many of its side canyons.”(Lee is) a joyful raconteur, a woman with grit, grace and humor,” said naturalist and writer Terry Tempest Williams, in a press statement. “Lee is the desert’s lover. Her voice is a torch in the wilderness.”Lee’s memoir, “All My Rivers Are Gone: A Journey of Exploration Through Glen Canyon,” documents the people and the heart of that submerged landscape. She has been actively involved in the movement to drain Lake Powell and restore Glen Canyon to its pre-dam state.For more information, call Judy Fox-Perry at 963-9114 or jfoxperry@crms.org.She knows the Grand Who: Katie Lee What: songs, slides and recollections of Glen Canyon When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Colorado Rocky Mountain School Barn, Carbondale How much: $10 Information: Judy Fox-Perry at 963-9114 or jfoxperry@crms.org

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