For Jazz Appreciation Month, KIOS presents the SFJazz Center Opening Night Concert on Wednesday April 17th at 8:00PM. San Francisco has been a jazz hot spot for decades and now the city is home to the first stand-alone building built specifically for jazz. It's the new 700 seat SFJazz Center.
CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Ira Byock, Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College “Dying Well: Getting ‘The Best Care Possible’ Through the End of Life”
The music of Miles Davis, so firmly entrenched in the instrumental heart and soul of jazz music, has also been embellished with lyrics in several instances. Vocalist Giacomo Gates' latest release gathers a variety of these selections and serves them with his inimitable stylings and superb musical accompaniment.
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Massimiliano Tomba, Senior Researcher in Political Philosophy in the Department of Political and Juridical Sciences and International Studies at the University of Padua “Redemption, Messianic Time and Historical Transformation: Walter Benjamin’s Political Theology”
OMAHA PRESS CLUB – “Mayoral Primary Debate” Jim Suttle, Incumbent Mayor of Omaha; Dan Welch, former Omaha City Council President; Jean Stothert, current Omaha City Councilwoman; Dave Nabity, Omaha businessman; Brad Ashford, member of the Nebraska Unicameral
FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: The House I Live In. Panel: Marilyn Asher, Director of the Nebraska Corrections Youth Facility; Douglas County District Court Judge Marlon Polk; Rodney Prince, Omaha resident and drug war veteran; Jannette Taylor, founder of Impact One Community Connection Moderator: Willie Barney, Founder and President of the Empowerment Network and Omaha 360
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – THE 2012 SUSAN AND DAN SEMRAD LECTURE IN NON-WESTERN THOUGHT – Olúfémi Táiwò, Professor of Philosophy and the University Core, and Director of Global African Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University “What’s Modernity Got to Do with It?”