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3:35 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Metropolitan Community College Lecture, 7/28/14

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Baba Jallow, Assistant Professor of African History, and Director of the African Studies Program at Creighton University “Great Kings and Queens of Africa”

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6:00 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation

WEEK OF: July  27, 2014

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6:00 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Last Call Rotation

Week Of JULY 27, 2014

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10:00 am
Sun July 27, 2014

Jazz Calendar (Updated 7 / 27 / 2014)

Jazz on the Green returns to Midtown Crossing this summer. The free outdoor concert series will run six consecutive Thursdays, from July 10 to August 14, 2014, and is located in the idyllic Turner Park in the heart of Midtown Crossing. Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the permanent stage of The Pavilion at Turner Park. The lawn is open beginning at 5 p.m. every Thursday, except for July 17 when it opens after the United States Navy Parachute Team lands at Turner Park between 5:50 and 6:00pm

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4:55 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

An Interview With Karrin Allyson

Karrin Allyson, a jazz vocalist well known to fans of the genre in Omaha, will perform at the legendary Newport Jazz Festival in August.  It's another accomplishment for the veteran vocal artist who has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, released 14 recordings and entertained audiences worldwide, including in Omaha, for many years.

Jazz in the Afternoon host Chris Cooke recently spoke with Karrin Allyson. Click on the link below to hear their conversation. Recording engineer: Mike Hansen/KIOS.

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1:24 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Omaha Press Club, 7/21/14

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Lieutanant Ken Kanger, head of the Omaha Police Department’s Gang Unit; Janee Pannkuk, Executive Director of Impact One “Gangs in Omaha”

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1:36 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Creighton University Lecture, 7/14/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL MICHAEL G. LAWLER LECTURE – Paul Lakeland, Aloysius P. Kelley S. J. Professor of Catholic Studies, and founding Director of the Center for Catholic Studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut “A Short Voyage for a God: The  Grace of Creative Writing”

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1:22 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

College of Saint Mary Lecture, 7/7/14

COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY GREAT CONVERSATIONS LECTURE – Jenna Blum, author of “The Stormchasers”, “Grand Central”, and “Those Who Save Us”

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10:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

KIOS BLUES CHART JUNE 2014

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5:50 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: Gerald Beckett / The Messenger / Summit Records

Flautist Gerald Beckett has recorded another fine addition to his growing catalogue as a leader. His fifth release, The Messenger, on Summit Records, features his working quintet burning through hard bop pieces by Lee Morgan, "Aniticlimax", and Bud Powell's "Tempus Fugit". He leads the group on quieter works such as the Duke Pearson line" Idle Moments" and Beckett's own "Sunset Place", co-written with Eugene Pilner. There is also a nice Latin tune on the program titled "Lupe's Ride", written by Sharman Duran, the daughter of guitarist Eddie Duran.

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