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10:55 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Jazz CD of the Month: Chick Corea / The Vigil / Stretch Records

Our CD of the Month at KIOS is from legendary pianist and bandleader Chick Corea. His latest release, The Vigil, features a new lineup of players along with the keyboard legend in an energetic program that recalls Corea's legendary group Return To Forever.

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1:34 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, 8/26/13

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, former President of the City Court of Tehran, and a Professor of Law at the University of Tehran “True Islam: Human Rights, Faith, and Women”

10:41 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Fort Calhoun Station to test siren alert system

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant plans to test its siren alert system on Tuesday.

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10:39 am
Mon August 26, 2013

2012 Detroit Jazz Festival Highlights To Air August 29-30 On KIOS

For the 11th consecutive year KIOS will air highlights of the Detroit Jazz Festival prior to Labor Day Weekend.  Highlights of  the 2012 gathering will air on the afternoons of Thursday August 29th and Friday August 30th at 2:00PM. The programs are hosted by Ed Love of WDET and Linda Yohn of WEMU.

The artist lineup includes Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Poncho Sanchez, Fred Hersch, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many more!

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10:22 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Special Edition of Piano Jazz honors Marian McPartland Friday and Saturday on KIOS

KIOS will honor Marian McPartland, jazz pianist and longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz with a one-hour special edition of Piano Jazz Friday at 2:00PM. The program will re-air on Saturday at 7:00PM.

The tribute will be hosted by Marian's longtime friend Murray Horowitz and will feature Marian's compositions and collaborations with Sarah Vaughan, Karrin Allyson, Elvis Costello and many more.

Marian McPartland died on Tuesday at her home in Port Washington, N.Y. She was 95.

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1:22 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Creighton University Lecture, 8/19/13

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Alpha Sigma Nu Annual Lecture – Betsy Fischer Martin, Senior Executive Producer of NBC’s Meet the Press, and Managing Editor for NBC News’ Political Programming “Meeting the Press: Headlines and History from the Longest Running Television Program”

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1:57 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 8/12/13

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Douglas Blackmon, author of “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black American from the Civil War to World War II”, and Chairman of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center Forum “Slavery by Another Name”

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1:20 am
Sun August 11, 2013

Last Call Review: Frank Rosaly / Cicada Music / Delmark Records

Certainly one of the most potent dates in recent years by some of the today's top Chicago avant-garde players. Frank Rosaly leads this group of top notch instrumentalists in a program of dense rhythm and unusual musical conversations.

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5:15 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Remembering George Duke

Jazz legend George Duke, a visionary keyboardist, producer, composer and arranger, died in Los Angeles on Monday. He was 67.

In a career spanning nearly 50 years, the Grammy-winning artist collaborated with Don Ellis, Frank Zappa, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, and many others.

As a child, George Duke watched a performance by Duke Ellington that inspired a his own trajectory as world-renowned keyboard artist. He released more than 40 albums and was a successful producer and bandleader, hitting gold with a megahit 1977 record, Reach For It .

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1:12 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Omaha Press Club, 8/5/13

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Omaha Chief of Police Todd Schmaderer “First Year as Chief of Police”