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11:28 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Magic Beans: Women's Bean Project Empowers for 25 years

Sure, they started with a simple ten-bean soup, but in the last 25 years, the Women's Bean Project has empowered more than 800 women through enterprise.  Tamra Ryan, CEO of the project visited KUVO’s morning show “First Take with Lando and Chavis” to explain how their transitional employment program changes destinies. "When there is an opportunity to change one woman's life, you change her family's life," Ryan said.

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I-News Network
2:02 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Community Forum to Focus on Disparities in Higher Education

The Colorado Black Round Table will host Saturday a community forum on higher education issues facing African Americans as part of its Losing Ground education project.

About a dozen higher education officials will talk about their concerns about and opportunities within the college systems in Colorado. The panel includes the new black president of Community College of Denver, Everette Freeman, and long-time college basketball coach Lonnie Porter.

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High School / Collegiate Series
11:05 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Tuesday: CSU Jazz Ensemble I plays at KUVO

You'll want to tune in to KUVO/KVJZ on Tuesday, March 11 at 7pm when Peter Sommer brings his CSU Jazz Ensemble I into KUVO for this month's High School / Collegiate Series. Geoff Anderson hosts as these young musicians play live on the air from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.

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Women's History Month
10:26 am
Mon March 10, 2014

International Sweethearts of Rhythm

From NPR:     John McDonough  March 22, 2011

As part of our observance of Women's History Month, KUVO presents this 2011 report from NPR about a group of women that broke many barriers, while creating beautiful music. Also, see Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world. 

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9:55 am
Mon March 10, 2014

New Orleans Jazz band preserves music of the Old South

Lead in text: 
In case you missed this report yesterday on CBS' Sunday Morning program--
New Orleans is synonymous with jazz, and if there's one band that's synonymous with both, it would have to be the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. With the sounds of Mardi Gras still echoing in the streets, Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" heads to New Orleans to trace the remarkable history of the band.

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