First Take with Lando and Chavis - playlist

Weekdays, 6 to 9 am

Every weekday morning, tune in for music and news with First Take hosts Carlos Lando and Steve Chavis.

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Jazz on Film
9:53 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Good Night And Good Luck - Truth, Justice and Jazz


The film looks at Edward R. Murrow and his confrontation with Senator Joe McCarthy, who was famous for his public claims to know who in elected office and in the public eye were communists and commie-sympathizers.  Set in the late 1950s, this was a time of great concern over the rise of the Soviet Union and Communist China. It was also the start of television news and Murrow was (and probably still is) the gold standard for what role a news organization could play in the public dialogue of the issues of the day.

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1:12 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Shout out to developers: 5 Pts. is "it"

(originally aired on 7/12/13)Ground was broken on the first residential development of the Five Points Redevelopment Plan this week. The event was just the next step in what has been a strong summer for urban development launches in Denver's urban core. (United Way broke ground at Park Ave./23rd and California St. in June.

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10:49 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Next Week on First Take

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr Day

For the week of January 20--

-  Martin Luther King III reads his father’s words about jazz, we’ll talk about the progress of so-called “innovation schools,” and we’ll introduce a new regular feature on First Take, “Jazz on Film.”

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2:32 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Summer school for principals

Summer school for principals is just par for the course - a new, intense course of principal training. This week, Denver Public Schools is using its part of a $75 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to prepare new administrators for the "principal pipeline."

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