First Take

Jazz on Film
1:49 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Jazz on Film: "Make It Funky" doc celebrates New Orleans music

(Editor's note: As we anticipate the "New Orleans Rhythm Revue" performing at the KUVO signature fundraising event "Live at the Vineyards" on Aug. 9, 2014, we're falling in love with the funky side of New Orleans music.  We hope this review has the same affect on you!)

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Eats & Beats
11:18 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Live at the Vineyards: Jax Fish House chef Sheila

Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar has been a part of KUVO's signature  fundraising event "Live at the Vineyards" for several years.  Executive chef Sheila Lucero visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis"  with the story of Jax and a preview of their contribution to the feast at Balistreri Vineyards on August 9!

The 2014 wine tasting and gourmet feast  is built around the musical theme "a New Orleans Rhythm Revue," which calls for New Orleans flavor!  

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News
2:26 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

LGBT financial issues: a failure to communicate

Credit www.wellsfargo.com/lgbt

A Wells Fargo study finds LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) financial issues are similar to America at large: couples find it difficult to talk about money.  Kyle Young, an accredited domestic partnership advisor, discussed the study on "First Take with Lando and Chavis."

"Whether you're in a formal relationship or not, money tends to be a topic most of us avoid," said Young.    According to the Wells Fargo survey, "just 37 percent of those surveyed who are in same-sex partnerships say new marriage laws have prompted new conversations about money."

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Jazz on Film
1:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Jazz on Film: Bill Cosby, Jazz Fanatic

In the early 1960s, a young comic stepped up to the microphone in a Greenwich Village nightclub and instead of offering a predictable run of non-stop jokes a la Rodney Dangerfield he told stories and riffed on personal and social experiences. In another club across town jazz artists did away with traditional head-melody / chorus / head-style of playing and began improvising freely (think Coltrane's "My Favorite Things"). They also performed completely original and free-flowing compositions.

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Arts and Culture
1:44 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Women + Film: writer Emily Wachtel in Denver

The July presentation of the Denver Film Society's Women + Film series features a screening of "Lucky Them" starring Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church.  Writer and producer Emily Wachtel (pronounced wahk-TELL) is in Denver for the screening on Friday, July 11 (4:40 p.m. and 7:20 p.m.) at the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Ave., Denver, 80206.  Wachtel visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis."

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