"Backstage with Jeff & Paige" is the podcast that takes you behind the green curtain with children's musicians, environmental educators, and professional goofballs, Jeff Kagan and Paige Doughty. We're discussing what they're up to, their music and parenting journey, how to talk to kids about climate change, and their creative process of writing edu-taining songs and skits for raising the next generation of environmental stewards.
Jeff and Paige's exciting fun-filled concerts, albums, and nature and science activities are filled with love of the outdoors and ecology, bringing concepts like insect anatomy, energy conservation, and plate tectonics to the whole family. In addition to live events and programming Jeff and Paige offer a low-cost year-round membership that gives grown-ups the tools to connect with kids at home around nature and science.
Courageous Climate Solutions… Look How Far We’ve Come!
Dare to shop nude, give your takeout containers back to the restaurant, or dream up a plan for circular-economy city. You might break a glass jar or two, but you will still save thousands of single-use containers from the landfill. On this episode of Backstage with Jeff and Paige, Paige and Meav sit down with a group of changemakers from Nude Foods Market, Deliver Zero, and The City of Boulder Climate Initiatives to discuss how a circular economy mimics the natural world. What would it take to change the world as it is now? These entrepreneurs have some thoughts. It all begins with taking small steps that make a big difference. To learn more about these organizations and the climate solutions they are offering, visit jeffandpaige.org and click the 'climate action' button.
Episode 4... “Like A Phoenix Rising From The… Introducing Rainbow Socks.”
Introducing "Rainbow Socks" an all-new nonprofit. Jeff and Paige have recently earned non-profit status and are here to tell you about what led them to this decision and the future of their work as a duo in the community. Make a donation to Rainbow Socks and help bring science and nature education and programming to thousands of children through music, theater, and play in 2023 and beyond. Visit rainbowsocks.jeffandpaige.org.
About the show: “Backstage with Jeff and Paige” is a production of Rocky Mountain Music, Inc. This podcast takes you backstage with children’s musicians and environmental educators Jeff & Paige as they share their passion with you for raising the next generation of environmental stewards.
Producers: Meav Emanuel, Paige Doughty, and Jeff Kagan
Host: Meav Emanuel
Producer, Editor, and Sound Engineer: Kyle Donovan
Recorded at Cinder Sound Studio
Episode 3... Ooh Ooh Ah Ah We're Lobbying with Mountain Mamas
Mountain Mamas protect our air, water, climate, and public lands for future generations. In this episode, Paige and Meav sit down with the Colorado State director of Mountain Mamas, Jen Clanahan, to discuss their important work in making environmental activism more accessible and easy to participate in. Jen breaks down the surprising truth behind why Moms have a powerful voice and influential role in environmental change and how to get involved in advocating for the future of our children.
Learn more about Mountain Mamas here.
Episode 2... "Ooh Ah Ah Origins & A Walk Through Our Wardrobe"
In this episode, Jeff and Paige answer a frequently asked question from fans and share the story of their "Ooh Ah Ah" stage trick. They also break down their favorite, funniest, smelliest, and silliest costumes and which characters they enjoy being the most on stage for the kids.
This podcast takes you backstage with children’s musicians and environmental educators Jeff & Paige as they share their passion with you for raising the next generation of environmental stewards.
Minisode: The Real Results of The Jeff & Paige Membership Drive... A Poem, Mr. Farts, and a Vision of a Climate Resilient Community
In this mini-episode of "Backstage with Jeff & Paige", Paige gives the results of the Jeff & Paige Winter Membership Drive in poetry form.
Minisode: Releasing My Inner Bobcat
In this mini-episode of "Backstage with Jeff & Paige", Paige shares a bit about the personal significance behind her performance as the Bobcat during their live shows and how it's inspiring her now more than ever.