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Mountain Village: Mountain Village talk show-"Uptown"-premieres today, online and on Mountain Village TV


Mountain Village talk show – "Uptown" – premieres today, online and on Mountain Village TV

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, Colo. – February 29, 2012 – Mountain Village is thrilled to announce its new monthly talk show – "Uptown" – premiering today, Wednesday, February 29, on the World Wide Web and Mountain Village cable.

“"Uptown" is the destination that promises to provide its audience with topical news and events in a lively tone and manner. Viewers can count on interviews with newsmakers, local politicians, community and business leaders, and organizers of entertainment and sporting events,” explained Nichole Zangara Riley, Mountain Village’s community relations manager.

For February's "Uptown", host Stanya Gorraiz interviewed Scott Barretto and John McGill of StraightOut Media and Marketing, producer of Telluride Gay Ski Week, and Telluride AIDS Benefit Fashion Show Director Katy Parnello and Board Member Ron Gilmer.

“Gorraiz brings a fresh perspective as host of "Uptown", and for her first episode she certainly keeps the buzz going for these two signature Mountain Village events and organizations,” said Zangara Riley.

To watch "Uptown", tune in to Mountain Village Cable Channel 15 or visit or Uptown will be available as part of the town’s online Video-On-Demand library regularly.

"Uptown" is a Mountain Village and Telluride TV Production, and is filmed at an assortment of hot spots around the Town of Mountain Village. For episode ideas, please email Zangara Riley at




Mountain Village Media Contact:

Nichole Zangara Riley

 (970) 369-6430 | (970) 729-2179 | | | |



Mountain Village, situated in the heart of the breathtaking San Juan Mountains, was incorporated in 1995 as a home rule municipality.  Its founders envisioned a European-style ski-in/ski-out, pedestrian-friendly destination resort that would complement the historic mining town of Telluride. A three-stage gondola transportation system connects the Town of Mountain Village with the Town of Telluride. Situated at 9,500 feet, Mountain Village is comparably a world apart from other resorts: it is innately spectacular, beautifully orchestrated and planned, and overflowing with style, charm and sophistication. For more information, please visit us on the Web at