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4:29 pm
Sun March 29, 2015

New Music Monday: Women's History Month Edition

We close out March-Women's History Month spotlighting three new releases that have women as leaders. The honey-toned vocalist Cassandra Wilson is back with a tribute to Billie Holiday one of several to be issued throughout 2015, the centennial of her birth. On Coming Forth by Day, Ms. Wilson decided to focus on the lyrics of Billie's most poignant songs and sing them from the heart. Since debuting in 1997, pianist Lisa Hilton continues to rise up on the scale of musicians deserving of wider recognition, her latest Horizons features Aurora's own, Rudy Royston on drums.

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11:40 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Cancer: Emperor of Maladies - local hope (part 1)

The community gathered recently at Rocky Mountain PBS studios for an advance screening of the new Ken Burns-produced documentary series Cancer - Emperor of All Maladies.
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Rocky Mountain PBS hosted a preview screening of Ken Burns-produced film,  “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” a three part documentary based on the book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, airing March 30-April 1, 2015. At the event, Steve Chavis from the KUVO morning show "First Take with Lando and Chavis" captured a few local stories of hope.

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2:05 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Cesar Chavez Day march and events in Denver

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This Saturday, March 28, 2015 marks the 14th annual Cesar Chavez Day March.  A founder of the sponsoring Cesar E. Chavez Peace and Justice Committee of Denver, Dr. Ramon Del Castillo visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to preview the events and share his despedida (farewell poem).

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Music
11:38 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes--March 26th

Jazz Notes 3-26-2015  

If you like the Hammond B-3 organ, then this week’s for you. For four straight nights, you can camp out at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln, and catch the B-3 sounds first from Tony Monaco on Saturday (at 7 and 9 p.m.) and Sunday (at 6 and 8 p.m.) and then from Dr. Lonnie Smith on Monday and Tuesday (at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.). A Columbus, Ohio native, Monaco found a teacher and mentor in the legendary Jimmy Smith; and like Smith, Monaco fires up all of the keys on the Hammond B-3.

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Live Music
8:45 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Join the Nation for Jazz Night in America! | Every Wed. 7 PM & Sat. 10 PM MT

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Join the nation for Jazz Night in America, NPR's live broadcast featuring hand-picked performances from across the country.

These live webcasts weave live music with the colorful stories of the artists behind them.

With a season of 26 signature concert video-casts from clubs and festivals around the country, on-demand video and audio performances, and interviews from today's great jazz artists, Jazz Night in America is sharing jazz like it never has before.

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