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Notes 2018 February
K-ZAP On CapRadio
Capital Public Radio has a rousing addition to its music programming. K-ZAP on CapRadio debuted January 20th on CapRadio's News stations, replacing Dinner Party Download, which recently ended production.

Chief Content Officer Joe Barr shares, "K-ZAP on CapRadio leads our locally produced Saturday Night Block Party music programming, which includes Hey, Listen! with Nick Brunner at 8:00 PM and Acid Jazz with Gary Vercelli 10:00 PM. Ending at midnight, these shows complement one another and provide a five-hour sound track for the Saturday evening activities of our audience."

Hosted by veteran Sacramento radio personality Dennis Newhall, the new program showcases 20th and 21st century rock in the spirit of K-ZAP, Sacramento's original rock radio station. K-ZAP on CapRadio appeals to those who remember the renowned station from its heyday; those who listen to its current incarnation online; and those who have never heard of K-ZAP, but will appreciate the show's carefully curated selection of rock as it has evolved over the last five decades.

"For more than twenty years, K-ZAP exposed local audiences to a wide selection of rock music, from deep tracks by old favorites to adventurous music by emerging acts," says Newhall. "Since that time, as the format gave way to heavily restricted hits-only radio, our community has not had an outlet for the vast library of old and new rock music that exists. K-ZAP on CapRadio offers a taste of the original KZAP, blending fresh, exciting new rock releases with the amazing music that has gone before."

K-ZAP on CapRadio airs Saturdays at 7:00 PM right after This American Life on 90.9 Sacramento, 91.3 Stockton/Modesto, 90.5 Tahoe/Reno and 88.1 Quincy.

Politifact CA At Emerge Summit
Poltifact California
Capital Public Radio will present “PolitiFact California By The Pint: Tips and Tricks To Find The Truth In Politics And The News" at this year's Emerge Summit in Sacramento on March 1st. In a political climate that’s more confusing than ever, the PolitiFact CA team will lead an interactive session on the importance of facts and accountability in politics and journalism.

Reporter Chis Nichols, along with Managing Editor Linnea Edmeier and Chief Content Officer Joe Barr walk through our fact-check process. They’ll highlight how we fact-check statements from the Governor, the legislature, candidates, advocacy groups and others and then rate them for accuracy on our Truth-O-Meter. Attendees will leave with tips to make more informed media decisions and understand how the journalistic process works.

This breakout session will be one of 20+ sessions presented at Emerge, the annual young professional's conference put on by Metro Edge, a Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation program. More than 700 attendees will have the opportunity to network, hear from inspirational speakers and attend the breakout sessions through the day.

Know of a young professional who may want to attend the conference? Tickets can be found here.

Benny Goodman Week In Review
He was famous around the world and across generations as the “King of Swing.” But there was a lot more to Benny Goodman than just a royal nickname. Goodman proved that jazz belonged in America’s most prestigious music venue with his historic 1938 Carnegie Hall concert. He was among the first bandleaders to hire racially-integrated groups. He helped introduce the electric guitar to popular audiences. And Goodman expanded the repertoire for classical clarinet when he commissioned works by Bartok, Copland, Milhaud and Hindemith.

But you already know all this, right? That’s because you were listening during Benny Goodman Week last month when we featured special programming designed to inform and inspire with Goodman’s music, historical remembrances, interviews and vignettes sprinkled throughout CapRadio’s News and Music formats.

“Most of us know the name and a lot of us know the music,” explains Paul Conley, managing editor for music and arts. “But I, for one, knew very little about the man and his legacy. With Benny Goodman Week we sought to showcase some of the major contributions BG made to music and to society.”

Our celebration culminated on Friday, January 19 with an extraordinary performance by clarinet virtuoso Ken Peplowski and the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra at the Harris Center in Folsom. Read more about our Benny Goodman week here.

CapRadio Travels: Coming Explorations
July 15 – 26, 2018

Classical Music Host Kevin Doherty will be your host this summer in Scandinavia! You'll venture through the Nordic world of fjords, castles and glaciers in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

Ride the world’s most scenic railway to Bergen, spend an evening at Tivoli Gardens, explore Danish castles and behold a warship rescued 300 years after sinking in the Stockholm harbor. And enjoy the Oslo Opera House, museums in Stockholm and restful nights in four-star hotels.

Earthbound Expeditions                 Read More 

Gaucho and Horse
Chile, Argentina and Uruguay
October 27 – November 7, 2018 
Join Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli on a culturally rich jazz and wine adventure in Santiago, Buenos Aires, the Andes and Mendoza.

If you’ve been dreaming about the exotic, like crossing the world’s biggest river, seeing the tallest mountain in the Americas, or maybe even tango dancing, then CapRadio’s trip next fall to Chile, Argentina and Uruguay is for you.

We’ll go to four jazz events featuring some of South America’s top jazz musicians. We’ll indulge in a private tour of the remarkable Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art and attend numerous private wine tastings with local producers in Chile and Argentina. At the end of each day, we’ll savor restful sleep in four-star hotels.

Earthbound Expeditions                 Read More

Want to know more about traveliing with Capital Public Radio? Click here to sign up to receive email updates about CapRadio Travels.

Capital Public Radio Member Discounts
Crocker Art Museum Classical Concerts February 11

In This Issue

K-ZAP on CapRadio

Politifact CA At Emerge Summit

Benny Goodman Week In Review

CapRadio Travels

Capital Public Radio Member Discounts

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