For Jazz Appreciation Month, KIOS presents the SFJazz Center Opening Night Concert on Wednesday April 17th at 8:00PM. San Francisco has been a jazz hot spot for decades and now the city is home to the first stand-alone building built specifically for jazz. It's the new 700 seat SFJazz Center.
CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Ira Byock, Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College “Dying Well: Getting ‘The Best Care Possible’ Through the End of Life”
The music of Miles Davis, so firmly entrenched in the instrumental heart and soul of jazz music, has also been embellished with lyrics in several instances. Vocalist Giacomo Gates' latest release gathers a variety of these selections and serves them with his inimitable stylings and superb musical accompaniment.
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Massimiliano Tomba, Senior Researcher in Political Philosophy in the Department of Political and Juridical Sciences and International Studies at the University of Padua “Redemption, Messianic Time and Historical Transformation: Walter Benjamin’s Political Theology”