On Sunday September 29th at 7:00PM KIOS will present The Band Radio Special. An in-depth look at one of rock music's most influential groups.
From their roots in rockabilly as the backing band for legend Ronnie Hawkins, to their years playing with Bob Dylan and their own rise to fame, The Band is one of the most celebrated and iconic groups of their time.
FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: Sex + Money A National Search for Human Worth. Panel: Amanda McGill, Nebraska State Senator; Gene Klein, Executive Director of Project Harmony; Anna Brewer, Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Moderator: Lorraine Chang, Women’s Fund of Omaha Board Member
KIOS airs a two-hour highlights show of the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival at 8:00PM Thursday September 5th. The program is produced by WBGO and hosted by Josh Jackson. The show includes a performance by Wayne Shorter with Herbie Hancock celebrating Shorter's 80th birthday. Also in the lineup are the Rez Abbasi Trio, Gregory Porter, Terence Blanchard, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Joshua Redman and the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra.(Photo Credit: Adam Kissick for NPR.)
METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Luisa Palomo, Liberty Elementary School; Lisa Utterback, Principal at Miller Park Elementary; Shari Koch, Director of Multiple Pathways for the Omaha Public Schools Moderator: Velma Crumbley, Retired Principal of Gilder Elementary School “Focus on Women As Leaders in Urban Education”
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.
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”