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.

 

A new online tool called Nevada Instant Atlas is offering healthcare data that's broken down for each Nevada county. The database provides snapshots on how different counties compare on everything from their healthcare workforce to how many of their residents have health insurance.

To learn more, Anne McMillin interviewed Tabor Griswold, a research analyst for the University of Nevada School of Medicine, which created the database. 

Madeline Eastman and the Carson City Symphony

Feb 26, 2016

Jazz vocalist Madeline Eastman performs this Sunday with the Carson City Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, at 4pm at the Carson City Community Center.  Danna chats with both of them about the concert.

University Galleries Valentine's Art Auction Tonight

Feb 12, 2016

Danna chats with Paul Baker Prindle, Director of University Galleries at UNR.  The Valentine's Art Auction is the major fundraiser for the gallery and it's happening tonight 2/12 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Student Galleries South in the Jot Travis Building. 

University Galleries Valentine's Art Auction Tonight

Feb 12, 2016

Danna chats with Paul Baker Prindle, Director of University Galleries at UNR.  The Valentine's Art Auction is the major fundraiser for the gallery and it's happening tonight 2/12 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Student Galleries South in the Jot Travis Building. 

Artown And Whitney Peak Present "Paper Bird"

Jan 27, 2016

Artown has a new live music series coming to the Heritage restaurant at the Whitney Peak Hotel.  The first concert is this Friday, the 29th and features the music of "Paper Bird."

Danna O'Connor chats with Beth MacMillin from Artown and Nikki Gross, Manager of Whitney Peak.

Reno Philharmonic Classix Three

Jan 15, 2016

Classix Three features Reno Phil principal violist Dustin Budish performing the Walton Viola Concerto.  The concerts are Sunday at 4pm and Tuesday at 7:30pm.  Tickets at www.renophil.com.

Danna O'Connor chats with Dustin about the concert.

La Gente: Latino Theater at RLT

Jan 11, 2016

For over 80 years, the Reno Little Theater has been entertaining our community with high quality plays.  This year, it is offering La Gente: Latino Theater at RLT.  The first play in the series, is Mi Vida Gitana, a modern cross-cultural Romeo and Juliet story about a Texas boy who loses his dad to the war in Iraq and is sent to Spain to live with his mom.  There he is thrown into the Spanish Romani culture.  Danna O'Connor caught up with the series curator, Tami Castillo Shelton to learn more.

Nevada Chamber Music Festival 12-26 Through 12-31

Dec 23, 2015

The Reno Chamber Orchestra hosts the 12th annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival the last week of December.  There are 11 concerts in six days featuring some of the best musicians in the world.  Opening night is Saturday, December 26th at 7pm at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Danna O'Connor chats with Chris Morrison, Executive Director of the RCO.

Our Nevada: Baby Animals

Dec 11, 2015

Boabab Press, the publishing arm of Sundance Books and Music, has a new kid's book featuring some of the baby animals found in Nevada.  Danna O'Connor chats with the authors Jerri Conrad and Patrick Turner.  They will be signing the book on Tuesday, December 15, from 6:30-8:00pm at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue.  www.sundancebookstore.com

AVA Ballet Theater Presents the Nutcracker This Week

Dec 8, 2015

AVA Ballet theater and the Reno Phil bring the Nutcracker to life December 11-13th at the Pioneer Center.  Tickets at www.pioneercenter.com.

Danna O'Connor chats with Artistic Director Alexander Van Alstyne about the performance.

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