OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Betty Davis, Executive Director of the Douglas County Historical Society; and Nano Little, Joslyn Castle Director “Hysterical/Historical: Sometime Naughty, Sometimes Nice Stories of Omaha”
KIOS will air a special concert in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month on Thursday April 10th at 8:00PM.
From Lincoln Center in New York, The Wynton Marsalis Septet will reunite for a performance of In This House, On This Morning. The work was originally issued on Columbia Records in 1994. It takes the form of a Sunday church service in three parts and combines gospel, blues and New Orleans style jazz.
The program is produced by Steve Rathe for the WFMT Radio Network.
Omaha, Nebraska – Downbeat Magazine named Kurt Elling the 2007 Male Vocalist of the Year. Kurt is also a seven-time Grammy award nominee. Having performed and/or recorded with artists like Dave Brubeck, Al Jarreau, Christian McBride and Marian McPartland, Elling's rich baritone voice and vocalese skills have brought this Chicago native worldwide critical acclaim.
OMAHA PRESS CLUB - Thomas Warren, former Omaha Police Chief, and newly-appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Nebraska “The Urban League of Nebraska – The Past, Present, and Future”
DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Peru State College History Professor Sara Brandes Crook, portraying Nebraska settler Barbara Bradway “Nebraska’s Winding Road to Statehood: In the Footsteps of a Female Settler”