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Dorothy Donegan

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today.

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A brilliant virtuoso, Dorothy Donegan constantly switched between boogie-woogie, bop, stride, Art Tatum-style swing, and classical music, sometimes in the same...

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Linda Briceño & Myles Sloniker - El Sistema Colorado Fundraiser

Latin Grammy-nominee for 2014’s Best New Artist and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Linda Briceño will headline a benefit performance for El Sistema Colorado at Denver’s top jazz club, Dazzle Jazz.

El Sistema Colorado’s mission is to empower children by providing an intensive music program that teaches the importance of teamwork, promotes self-confidence and instills the value of social responsibility. It currently serves nearly 600 low-income students – kindergarten through...

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Denver Lions Club

Mar 21, 2017

The Denver Lions Club is celebrating 100 years of helping those in need with eye exams, eye glasses and eye surgeries.

Denver Lions lead programs to help people see and succeed. An active organization, our members raise money, volunteer and direct sight- and family-focused programs. At weekly lunches, we network and learn about contemporary issues. We welcome anyone who believes in community service, friendship, and the power of connection.

 

47th Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival | Apr 20, 21, 22

Mar 20, 2017

In its 47th year, the largest event of its kind in the nation, the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival brings together internationally recognized artists, jazz lovers, award-winning clinicians, and over 250 college, high school, and middle school big bands, combos, and jazz vocal groups from across the country. Each year, over 8,000 participants enjoy the main stage concerts, after-hours sessions, daytime performances, and the many educational workshop sessions.

storiesonstage.org

Buntport Theater returns with Flash Fiction from around the world.

Stories on Stage presents
Very Short Stories: International
Saturday, April 8 - 1:30 & 7:30pm
Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center
Tickets here!

Vinyl Vault: The Crusaders |Chain Reaction

Mar 20, 2017

This week on the Vinyl Vault it’s the 1975 album from The Crusaders, “Chain Reaction.” One of the more popular and well known Crusaders albums, the record is solid throughout with the classic front line of Wilton Felder on sax and Wayne Henderson on trombone creating that classic Crusaders sound. Joe Sample, Stix Hooper and Larry Carlton round out the band. This one is a mid-70s fusion/funk/soul classic. Check out the Vinyl Vault with Night Beat host Geoff Anderson on Tuesday at 8:30pm on KUVO/kuvo.org.

Hazel Miller

Mar 20, 2017

Hazel Miller was greatly influenced by Nancy Wilson and especially Aretha Franklin. After performing around Louisville and mixing blues and jazz with gospel and soul, people began to take notice.

"March is Women’s History month and in celebration of the contribution that women have made to all forms of music and culture, Dazzle has put together a show of some of the great musicians who perform in the jazz realm in Denver.

The Drowning Girls | Mar 17 - May 21

Mar 19, 2017

Bessie, Alice and Margaret have two things in common: they are married to George Joseph Smith, and they are dead. Surfacing from the bathtubs they were drowned in, the three breathless brides gather evidence against their womanizing, murderous husband by reliving the shocking events leading up to their demise. Reflecting on the misconceptions of love, married life, and the not so happily ever after, The Drowning Girls is both a breathtaking fantasia and a social critique, full of rich images, a myriad of characters, and lyrical language.

Abbey Lincoln

Mar 19, 2017

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today.

MAS | Now thru Mar 26

Mar 18, 2017

A true story about the Tucson Unified School District’s decision to end its Mexican American Studies program and the community’s battle to hold onto their history, identity and humanity. We continue to fight for the right to tell our stories and our history.

Written by Milta Ortiz
Directed by Anthony J Garcia

Mack Avenue Records

On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 21st and 22nd, Hammond B-3 organ master (and trumpeter and vocalist) Joey DeFrancesco brings the week to a close with his The People band at 6 and 8 p.m. on both nights.

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