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2:14 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Durham Museum Lecture, 2/10/14

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 1 – “The Path to Gettysburg: January – July, 1863”

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2:10 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

An Interview with Dr. Lonnie Smith

Dr. Lonnie Smith will perform in Omaha this weekend.

The good doctor of all things Hammond B-3 will bring his trio to the 1200 club at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Friday night February 7th. Showtime is at 8pm. For more information you may visit http://www.omahaperformingarts.org/

The endlessly creative and dynamic Hammond B-3 organist, now 71, continues to entertain audiences worldwide. His current trio includes Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar and Jonathan Blake, drums.

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1:21 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Omaha Press Club, 2/3/14

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Don Kleine, Douglas County Attorney

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12:53 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Jazz From Studio One: February 2014

FEBRUARY  6: SOME OF THE BEST JAZZ FROM 2004:We go back a decade and listen to some of the fine recordings from 2004. The show includes music from Stefon Harris, Diana Krall, Gary Burton and more!
                       

FEBRUARY 20: PART TWO OF JAZZ FROM 2004: More of some of the notable jazz recordings of 2004 including music from Giacomo Gates, Winard Harper and Roseanna Vitro.

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2:15 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: Steve Davis / For Real / Positone Records

Here's a release that is going to write it's own review, a session so inspired and intuitively right-there that it all bubbles to the surface propelled by the buoyant trombone sound of Steve Davis. This quintet session is Davis's seventeenth album as leader and a gem among a steady succession of strong recordings.

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4:21 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

The Beatles In America - 1964

When The Beatles arrived in the United States in February 1964, no one could have anticipated the tremendous impact the band would have on the development of American popular music and pop culture. The Beatles in America - 1964 takes listeners back to when The Beatles and America first got to know one another. This lively two-hour documentary features rarely heard archival audio, concert recordings, and new interviews with fans and reporters who were swept into The Beatles frenzy.

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3:44 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, 1/27/14

GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCHEON LECTURE – Goeff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large at Fortune Magazine “Leading Ahead of What’s Next”

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12:22 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Last Call Review: Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Electro Acoustic Orchestra: The Space Between/Delmark

Creativity, innovation, and artistry help define the rich body of work that cornetist Rob Mazurek has released. Mazurek's relentless exploration of the frontiers of jazz in recent years has put him at the forefront of adventuresome music. In a career spanning over 25 years, Mazurek has written nearly 200 original compositions. His latest work may be his most ambitious yet. Mazurek has returned with his Exploding Star Electro Acoustic Ensemble on one of the most profound discs in recent memory, The Space Between(Delmark Records).

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11:15 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

"The reason we've lived this long is because we never married. We never had husbands to worry us to death!"
Credit Omaha Community Playhouse

 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years is a touching, biographical, story that chronicles Bessie and Sadie's Delany’s struggles and triumphs over race and gender challenges. Veteran actors and real-life sisters Camille Metoyer Moten and Lanette Metoyer Moore sat down to give us an inside look at the play and how it parallels their own lives growing up in civil rights-era Omaha.  

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2:30 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Nebraska Broadcasters Association Convention Lecture, 1/20/14

NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION LECTURE – Herman Cain, former Chief Executive Officer of Godfather’s Pizza, former President of the National Restaurant Association, former member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, , and former Republican candidate for President of the United States “The Power of Broadcasting: To Inform, Entertain and Inspire”

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