Women's History Month

New Music Monday
12:08 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

New releases from (mostly) female bandleaders

The new release from saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom

Tune in on Monday at noon for the St. Patrick's Day edition of New Music Monday. KUVO Music Director Arturo Gómez will preview the latest releases. This week, in honor of Women’s History Month, New Music Monday is made up of mostly female bandleaders.

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Women's History Month
2:37 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Female vocalists who've made their mark

Luciana Souza

  This weekend, more Women's History Month programming is on tap as we note the accomplishments of several female vocalists. We also encourage you to explore Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world.

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Women's History Month
1:03 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Esperanza Spalding

As part of our observance of Women's History Month, KUVO spotlights Esperanza Spalding, a young musician with a big future ahead of her. We also encourage you to explore Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world. 

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Women's History Month
10:26 am
Mon March 10, 2014

International Sweethearts of Rhythm

From NPR:     John McDonough  March 22, 2011

As part of our observance of Women's History Month, KUVO presents this 2011 report from NPR about a group of women that broke many barriers, while creating beautiful music. Also, see Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world. 

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Women's History Month
10:20 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Zora Neale Hurston

In Jazz Age Harlem, the rise of black culture produced talents like Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington. But this ‘Black Renaissance’ wasn’t limited to men. A largely unsung group of black women were a driving force in the movement. They wrote poetry, managed literary journals, and held salons that nurtured Harlem's great social revolution of the 1920s. 

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