Women's History Month

Female vocalists who've made their mark

Mar 14, 2014

  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.

Esperanza Spalding

Mar 12, 2014

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. 

International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Mar 10, 2014

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. 

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Mar 7, 2014

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. 

Ladies Who Drum

Mar 5, 2014

As part of our observance of Women's History Month, and the Women and Girls Lead initiative, KUVO offers profiles of three ladies who drum. 

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