OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Rachel Jacobson, founder and Director of the non-profit independent theatre “Film Streams”
Frances & Jim Swanson
Omaha's Story, Becoming a citizen
Frances Smyth Swanson tells her husband, Jim Swanson, about how she became a U.S. citizen.
Rachel Rosenberg & Abe Sass
Omaha's Story, Experiences in Auschwitz
Rachel Rosenberg talks with close friend Abe Sass about her experiences in a concentration camp in Auschwitz.
WBGO program explores historic Monk/Coltrane recordings
By Chris Cooke
Airto Moreira to perform opening night
Omaha, Nebraska – KIOS-FM, in collaboration with KSUI/WSUI in Iowa City and KCCK-FM of Cedar Rapids, will broadcast the opening night of the Iowa City Jazz Festival on Friday, June 29 from 5-10pm.
The festival broadcast will be co-hosted by Mike Jacobs of KIOS, Joan Kjaer of KSUI/WSUI and Bob Stewart of KCCK.
The evening starts with the United Jazz Ensemble at 5pm. At 6:30pm Ray Anderson and the University of Iowa Jazz Faculty Ensemble follow.
Seth Fries & Dave Whitaker
Omaha's Story, Overcoming Illiteracy
Literacy Center for the Midlands tutor Dave Whitaker talks with one of his students, Seth Fries, about the challenges of overcoming illiteracy.
Lush Life explores the legendary artistic legacy of Duke Ellington's co-composer
Omaha, Nebraska – Many jazz fans know that Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington's celebrated co-composer who wrote such celebrated gems "Take the A-Train" and "Passion Flower".
A radio documentary, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life acquaints jazz fans with much more of the life and music of the landmark American songwriter and Ellington confidant.