In the Studio
10:45 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Let the music begin! City Park Jazz

Hazel Miller performing at City Park

It is the "unofficial" start of summer. City Park Jazz presents the first concert of the season with the Hazel Miller Band. Bring your friends and family, a picnic (no glass please), and a chair or blanket. Stop by the KUVO booth and say hello. Make it a summer tradition and meet us at City Park on Sunday, from 6 to 8 pm.

Ricky Rodriguez will be joining Susan Gatschet Reese today at 2:30 pm, to talk about the remarkable line up of bands that you can hear for free this summer.

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10:05 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Cleo Parker Robinson reflects on her friendship with Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Joanne Davidson of the Denver Post spoke to Cleo Parker Robinson about her first meeting with Maya Angelou, and the friendship that blossomed after working together on "Lush Life."  Read the column here.

2:01 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

RIP Maya Angelou @86. 1928-2014

Read about Maya's extraordinary accomplishments and amazingly multifaceted life here:   maya-angelou-poet-activist-and-singular-storyteller-dies-at-86

Eats & Beats
9:54 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Eats & Beats: Plants in your Pizza

Pizza Colorado-style is LOADED.  So a great way to get our youngest residents started on the load-it-up pizza may be to visit the Denver Botanic Gardens "Seedling" early childhood education sessions.  Director of Education Matthew Cole visited with  Carlos and Steve on "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to describe how they use the love of pizza to motivate young gardeners.

Classes are held throughout the summer at Denver Botanic Gardens.

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10:43 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Herb Jeffries Dead: Jazz Singer & Actor Dies At 100. Has a Denver Memorial!

Herb Jeffries Dead: Jazz Singer And Actor Known As 'The Bronze Buckaroo' Dies At 100 Here in Denver, "The Bronze Buckaroo" has a star on the Walk of Fame along the entrance walk at The Black American West Museum and Heritage Center.  Herb Jeffries  was born in Detroit to a racially mixed couple, referring to himself in a 2004 interview with The Oklahoman as "an Italian-looking mongrel with a percentage of Ethiopian blood, which enabled me to get work with Black orchestras."  He sang with the Earl "Fatha" Hines  and Duke Ellingto

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