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.

Beyond the Headlines features local profiles, University of Nevada news, health information, arts interviews and regional features.

World Premiere From The University Symphony Orchestra

Nov 23, 2015

The UNR Symphony Orchestra is performing a world premier composition by Amanda Harberg at 7:30pm, Tuesday the 24th at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Danna O'Connor chats with the composer and Jason Altieri, Conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra.

NMA Offers Free Admission On Friday

Oct 28, 2015

In honor of Nevada Day, the Nevada Museum of Art will have free admission this Friday from 10am-6pm.  There will also be a panel of experts available between noon and 4pm to identify and describe your native baskets.  Bring as many baskets as you like.  Danna O'Connor chats with the NMA'S Amanda Horn about the event.

Reno Chamber Orchestra With Pianist James Winn

Oct 23, 2015


Reno pianist Dr. James Winn performs his own composition with the Reno Chamber Orchestra Saturday at 7:30pm and and Sunday at 2:00pm at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Danna O'Connor has a preview.

Electric Wagon Train At NMA This Saturday

Oct 21, 2015

The Nevada Museum of Art hosts "Electric Wagon Train" on October 24th from 7:30-11:pm.  It's equal parts steampunk ball and surreal saloon with costumes encouraged.  Entertainment includes San Francisco's Le Cancan Bijoux.  Danna O'Connor chat with Amanda Horn from NMA about the party.

Borodin Quartet Tonight at UNR

Oct 16, 2015

Argenta Concert Series welcomes the famous Borodin String Quartet with a concert at Nightingale Concert Hall tonight at 7:30pm.  Danna O'Connor chats with cellist Dmitri Atapine about the concert.

Reno Little Theater has a free Latin American cultural festival set for tomorrow with food, live music, theater, art and storytelling.  It’s an open house to kick off “La Gente: Latino Theater at RLT.”  

Esther Ciammachilli

Today on the University of Nevada School of Medicine health watch, we’re talking about geriatric medicine and dementia. Our guests are Dr. Alia Tuqan. She’s a practicing geriatrician and assistant professor of internal medicine at the Department of Internal Medicine and Richelle O’Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine. 

The Holland Project: Grounded For Life

Sep 25, 2015

The non-profit Holland Project is an all ages arts and music space for the whole community.  They are currently at 140 Vesta Street and have launched the "Grounded For Life" campaign.  It is chance to purchase the building on Vesta Street and make Holland's home permanent.  Danna O'Connor chats with Director Britt Curtis to find out how you can help.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra opens its 41st season this weekend at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Violinist Noad Bendix-Balgley will perform the famed Brahms Violin Concerto.  Danna O’Connor chats with Chris Morrison Assistant Executive Director of the RCO.  Details

Reno Instagrammys Awards Show Saturday

Sep 18, 2015
Allie McDade

The Pioneer Center rolls out the red carpet Saturday the 19th for the “Reno Instagrammys Awards Show” where we will see the winners of a photography and video competition, created to help people express the unique perspective of Nevada.  Danna O’Connor has a preview with Reno Instagrammys founders, Chelsie Rose Kern and Natalie Handler.  Details at