Beyond the Headlines

Friday 2pm-3pm

KUNR's weekly hour-long, local news & information magazine, Beyond the Headlines takes an in depth look at stories involving the people and communities of Reno and the surrounding areas.

Hosted by Danna O'Connor and Esther Ciammachilli with news segments from Will Stone and Michelle Bliss, Beyond the Headlines features local profiles, University of Nevada news, health information, arts interviews and regional features.

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Arts and Culture
1:40 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Reno Philharmonic Performs Mahler This Weekend

The Reno Philharmonic performs Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony this weekend, featuring Soprano Jessica Rivera and Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O'Connor, and the Reno Philharmonic Chorus.  Danna O'Connor chats with conductor Laura Jackson about the season finale, Saturday the 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday at 4:00pm at the Pioneer Center.  www.renophil.com

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Arts and Culture
1:03 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos Tonight and Sunday

The Reno Chamber Orchestra and solo pianist Robert Levin perform all five of Beethoven's Piano Concertos at 7:30pm tonight and 2:00pm Sunday at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Tickets at www.renochamberorchestra.org.  Danna O'Connor chats with Scott Faulkner, Executive Director of the RCO.

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Communication Disorder
10:01 am
Mon March 30, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Aphasia

Dr. Tami Brancamp is an associate professor of speech pathology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She’s been a practicing speech pathologist for twenty years and serves as the clinical supervisor for the Aphasia Communication Clinic held at the Claude I. Howard Speech and Hearing Center on the university campus.

Today on the UNR Health Watch, a discussion about diagnosis and treatment of the communication disorder known as aphasia with Dr. Tami Brancamp. She’s a speech pathologist and associate professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll, director of public affairs for the School of Medicine and Division of Health Sciences. 

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"Beyond the Headlines"
1:02 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Nevada Chamber Opera Performs This Weekend

The Nevada Chamber Opera performs scenes from three of Mozart's most often performed operas this Friday, March 27th,  Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th at Nightingale Concert Hall.  "Mozart Mania" features the University Symphony Orchestra.  Danna O'Connor chats with Dr. Albert Lee, Director of the Nevada Chamber Opera.  Details and tickets at www.unr.edu/music.

  

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Underage Recruitment
4:55 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

AD Doug Knuth on recruiting of underage athletes

UNR Athletic Director Doug Knuth.

NBA superstar LeBron James recently made a public statement asking colleges and universities to stop trying to recruit his 10-year-old son. He says his son, LeBron Jr., has been receiving phone calls and even scholarship offers. University of Nevada, Reno Athletic Director Doug Knuth sat down with Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli to answer some questions regarding the NCAA's policy  on recruitment.

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Arts and Culture
4:06 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Poetry Out Loud Saturday

Nevada students compete for cash and scholarships at the 10th Annual Poetry Out Loud Program.  It's Saturday, the 14th from noon to 3pm at the Siena Hotel.  Danna O'Connor chats with Larry DeVincenzi about the Nevada Arts Council program.

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Arts and Culture
3:56 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Reno Chamber Orchestra This Weekend

Guest Conductor Tomasz Golka joins the RCO for Haydn's Symphony No. 39, "Venetian Games" by Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski, Schubert's Symphony No. 4 and Tchaikovsky's "Rococo Variations" featuring cellist Xiaolai Zhou.  Concerts are Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Details at www.renochamberorchestra.org 

Danna O'Connor chats with Golka and Scott Faulkner, with the RCO.

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What is a Hospitalist
10:46 am
Mon March 9, 2015

UNR Health Watch: The Role Of A 'Hospitalist' In Healthcare

Dr. Kirk Bronander is an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Hospital and serves as the Medical Director of Simulation for the School of Medicine.

Today on the UNR health watch, we talk about the role of a hospitalist and what you should know if you need to be admitted in a hospital for treatment. Our guest is Dr. Kirk Bronander, an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Hospital and serves as the Medical Director of Simulation for the School of Medicine. Joining him and leading this discussion is Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.  

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Arts and Culture
2:35 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Intergalactic Nemesis At UNR

UNR's Performing Arts Series presents "The Intergalactic Nemesis:  Target Earth" on Thursday, March 12th at 7:30pm in Nightingale Concert Hall.  It's a live action graphic novel with actors, sound effects and music, along with 1200 panels of graphic art projected on stage.  It's fun for all ages!  Chris Money, Director of the Performing Arts Series chats with Danna O'Connor about the event.  www.unr.edu/pas

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"Beyond the Headlines"
2:24 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Pianist Art Lande At Steinway Piano Gallery Tonight

Jazz great Art Lande performs with Peter Epstein, Hans Halt and Andy Heglund at 7:30pm, March 6th at the Steinway Piano Gallery, 500 East Moana Lane.  Danna O'Connor gets the details from bassist Hans Halt.

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