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1:57 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

2014 UNO Great Plains Jazz Festival highlights special to air on KIOS

KIOS kicks off Jazz Appreciation Month in April with highlights of the 2014 UNO Great Plains Jazz Festival with performances from area high school jazz ensembles. This special program airs Tuesday, April 1 at 8:00pm. The festival took place on February 21st at the Strauss Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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3:40 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Creighton University Lecture, 3/24/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Ron Hansen, Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University, and author of “Desperadoes”, “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”, and “Mariette in Ecstasy”

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1:36 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, 3/17/14

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Hedrick Smith, author of “The Russians” and “The Power Game: How Washington Works” “Who Stole the American Dream?”

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1:51 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting, 3/10/14

GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL MEETING LECTURE – Gary Pruitt, Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Press “Free Press vs. National Security: The False Choice”

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4:23 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Creighton University Lecture 3/3/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Elizabeth Larus, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington and author of “Politics and Society in Contemporary China” and “Economic Reform in China – 1979 – 2003” “Social and Economic Problems Facing China’s Fifth Generation of Leaders”

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9:34 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Jazz From Studio One: March 2014

MARCH  6th: WOMEN IN JAZZ FOR WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
We celebrate Women's History Month with an hour of music from some of the top women in jazz today. Cheryl Bentyne, Rene Marie and Gretchen Parlato are a few of the great artists on tonight's program.

MARCH 20th: ALTO SAXOPHONISTS
Charlie Parker, Jackie McLean and Cannonball Adderley will be featured in this hour of music from some of the great alto saxophonists from yesteryear and some of the fine players on today's scene such as Gilad Edelman and Kenny Garrett.

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2:42 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: Mike Dirubbo / Threshold / Ksanti Records

Every now and then you slip a disc into the CD player and immediately become engaged in a thrilling experience. Such is the case with alto saxophonist Mike DiRubbo's new album “Threshold”. Firmly ensconced in the post-bop idiom, this smoking quintet session is full of captivating delights for the listener.

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1:10 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Durham Museum Lecture, 2/24/14

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Mark Scherer, Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 3 – “Lincoln at Gettysburg: Finding Meaning in an Ongoing Tragedy: November – December, 1863”

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4:42 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Last Call CD of the Month: Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio / Follow The Sun / Delmark

Legendary Chicago Drummer & Bandleader Kahil El'Zabar continues to add fine recordings to an already impressive discography of discs firmly in the jazz avant-garde but rooted in straight-ahead jazz. Zabar's latest effort with his longstanding Ritual Trio band, Follow The Sun, continues in that direction. 

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12:53 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Durham Museum Lecture, 2/17/14

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Danielle Battisti, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 2 – “The New York City Draft Riots and the Boundaries of Anti-Slavery Sentiment in the North: August – October, 1863”

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