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6:56 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: PAT MARTINO TRIO with Randy Gilespie / YOUNG GUNS / High Note 7258

In the not too distant past we have had the pleasure of hearing previously unreleased live recordings from artists such as Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery and Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane. Now comes an album from guitarist Pat Martino's personal collection recorded during the waning days of the “chitlin' circuit” at Club 118 in Louisville, KY. The tracks are culled from different appearances at the club during 1968 and 1969 although the program sounds cohesive, as if it were a one night engagement.

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11:09 am
Tue April 1, 2014

An Interview with Wayne Shorter

Legendary saxophonist Wayne Shorter will visit Omaha in April. He will perform at 7:30pm on April 2 at the Holland Performing Arts Center. 

The celebrated saxophonist, composer, bandleader and sideman in the Miles Davis 1960s quintet will bring his own quartet of pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade to Omaha.

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2:51 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 3/31/14

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Charles Johanningsmeier, Professor of English and holder of the Jefferis Chair of English at the University of Nebraska at Omaha “Willa Cather, Germany, and the Nazi Regime: A Complicated Relationship”

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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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