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Miss Nevada and Miss Nevada Teen 2014

Congratulations to Miss South Las Vegas USA Nia Sanchez and Miss Summerlin Teen USA Alexa Taylor were crowned Miss Nevada USA 2014 and Miss Nevada Teen USA 2014. Miss Nevada USA 2013 Chelsea Caswell and Miss Nevada Teen USA 2013 Amanda Jenkins crowned their successors during the pageant held at the UNLV’s Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on Sunday, Jan. 12. As Miss Nevada USA 2014, 23-year-old Sanchez hopes to bring awareness to women’s and children’s [ ... ]

Shakira Drops New Track With Rihanna

Shakira and Rihanna are heating up the winter season with their new track Can’t Remember To Forget You.  The Voice judge told Glamour magazine of the song, “Working with [Rihanna] was utopia. She’s the sexiest woman on the planet. And at the end of the day, we’re both just basically Caribbean girls. The chemistry was so good and so real. She taught me dance moves. She was a sweet teacher.” var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var [ ... ]

Good For Business Growth

KCEP: GOOD FOR BUSINESS KCEP offers a unique opportunity to use a part of your promotional budget to do something that is good for your business and good for the community. What a nice combination! Unlike commercial radio, your message reaches a loyal and dedicated listenership who appreciate your support of KCEP! KCEP: FLEXIBLE AND EFFECTIVE There are a variety of underwriting options at KCEP to acknowledge your business or organization on our airwaves while thanking for your [ ... ]

Café Mocha is radio from a women’s perspective!

Cafe Mocha host MC Lyte  brings her vast knowledge of music and serves up the popular  “Lyte Mix”  to make sure you’ll ready for the weekend! Comedienne Loni Love brings the gift of laughter and is the master of One-Liners~.  Angelique  serves as the ‘voice of reason’  between Lyte and Love to round out  a unique radio experience and actress Nicole Ari Parker has joins the leading ladies of urban radio – as our celebrity [ ... ]

Become An Underwriter

Our listeners love to support the businesses that support Public Radio KCEP. Feature your business, organization or event by Underwriting on Public Radio KCEP! Businesses and organizations have a great marketing opportunity with KCEP. Our combination of radio stations deliver a significant audience of educated and influential listeners ages 35 -54. In short, KCEP represents an audience of educated, affluent, and engaged audiences available. Underwriting messages highlight businesses and organizations that share in the mission and [ ... ]

Recent Songs

// New songs list is recently updated. Welcome to our recent 20 Songs listing. Browse the list, click on any link to listen to what’s going on with the coolest public radio in the U.S and contact us on how we can make public radio better for you. // // var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/recent-songs/";var hupso_title_t="Recent Songs";

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 20, 2014 will mark the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Explore this site to learn more about MLK Day and how you can participate. Below are a few links [ ... ]

50% of Black Males Arrested by 23

According to a new study, 50 percent of all black males and approximately 40 percent of all white males in the United States are arrested by their 23rd birthday; an issue which can hurt their ability to find work, go to school, and participate fully in their communities. The study, published in the journal Crime & Delinquency on Monday, January 6th. The study’s key findings include: By age 18, 30 percent of black males, 26 percent of [ ... ]

Is it easy to bury yourself in work?

Have you given up on love?  Is it just easier to bury yourself in work?  Dr. Alduan Tart and author Alan Roger Currie want to help the ladies of Café Mocha find love in the new year.  They will cover everything from how to make time for dating to a heated discussion on when to do the do.  Grab a pen and pad.  This is a fun and informative discussion that you don’t want to miss. Tune into KCEP-FM 88.1 Saturday January, 11th [ ... ]

Mike Epps Live In Concert

Mike Epps in concert live at the Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort Saturday, February 15. Mike Epps has generated an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers within the entertainment industry for being one of the funniest comic actors toe emerge in the Hollywood scene as of late. 2008 proved to be an impressive year for Epps. In February, Epps appeared in the Universal Studios ensemble comedy “Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins,” opposite Martin [ ... ]

“SNL” has hired a black female cast member

  Keenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah can hang up their dresses. After being shamed into it, “SNL” has finally hired a black female cast member. She comes from the sketch comedy outfit Uptight Citizens Brigade and her name is Sasheer Zamata. Her first appearance will be the Jan. 18 show hosted by Drake. It’s also the first new episode of 2014. Zamata appears regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in New York as part of the weekly [ ... ]

Jameis Winston Leads Florida State to the BCS Championship Over Auburn 34-31

For a while there it looked like Florida State was on the verge of not only losing its first game all season, but would go out with a whimper in the college football championship game by losing to Auburn. But when it was all said and done, FSU came out on top. Freshman quarterback  Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 [ ... ]

National Mentoring Month

KCEP-FM is a proud supporter of National Mentoring Month. The Mentoring Effect is a compelling new report informed by the first-ever nationally representative survey of young people on the topic of both informal and formal mentoring, as well as a literature and landscape review and insights from a variety of key leaders in business, philanthropy, government, and education. The report was commissioned by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership with support from AT&T, and written by Civic [ ... ]

Countdown to MLK Holiday

In King: Countdown to the Holiday, we paint an intimate portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a combination of actualities, music and host comments. Hosted by Avery Brooks, each of the fifteen :60 vignettes only found on 88.1 FM (KCEP) will reveal a facet of Dr. King’s character and beliefs as we listen to excerpts from his speeches and comments from those who knew and loved him best. This award-winning series is a [ ... ]

Happy New Year From Public Radio KCEP-FM

Happy New Year Wish My Happy New Year wish for you Is for your best year yet, A year where life is peaceful, And what you want, you get. A year in which you cherish The past year’s memories, And live your life each new day, Full of bright expectancies. I wish for you a holiday With happiness galore; And when it’s done, I wish you Happy New Year, and many more.By Joanna Fuchs var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var [ ... ]

5th Annual New Years Eve Black & White Extravaganza 2014

Join us December 31, 2013 as we bring you one of the hottest New Year’s Eve Parties in the City.  We’re taking over the Texas Station with one of the biggest and best BALLROOM celebrations ever.  This is an upscale affair and we’re calling all the locals to come out and help us end the year with a super celebration full of all the elegance, class and flavor you’ve come to know with The Movement.  Free [ ... ]

Happy Holidays

At this time we would like to say Happy Holidays to all of our listeners in the Southern Nevada community & beyond! KCEP-FM is a Las Vegas-based non-profit public radio station celebrating 40+ years of service to the Southern Nevada Community. KCEP is proud of its efforts in participating in, or organizing local events and activities, airing public service announcements and offering annual internship programs for local young people. Your continued partnership in the new year [ ... ]

2 Chainz

2 Chainz (@2chainz) will be heading back out on the road for his solo tour 2 Good To Be T.R.U. Dos Necklace will be accompanied by Pusha T, August Alsina and his partner in rhyme Cap 1 inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday February 22 at 8pm. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/2-chainz/";var hupso_title_t="2 Chainz";

Pointer Sisters

It’s time to get excited as the Pointer Sisters come to Vegas!  Enjoy the award-winning R&B sounds of this 1970′s and 1980′s megagroup!  Their timeless music crosses over so many genres including pop, disco, jazz, blues, soul, fund, rock, and more! In 1975, the quartet won their first GRAMMY award for the hit song “Fairytale.”  At the peak of their success, they landed at the top of the charts with the enduring “I’m So Excited” [ ... ]

Best Man Holiday Exclusive Interviews

After nearly 15 years apart, Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau, Monica Calhoun and Melissa De Sousa reprise their career-launching roles in The Best Man Holiday, the long-awaited next chapter to the film that ushered in a new era of comedy. In the closing frames of The Best Man, the groundbreaking movie from then first-time writer/director Malcolm D. Lee, Lance (Chestnut) and Mia (Calhoun) had just gotten [ ... ]

DEWALT Salutes Las Vegas Veterans

This year, in an effort to continue its commitment to the USA, DEWALT has made a special pledge to Veterans across the United States. In addition to its promise to donate a minimum of $250,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project and hiring more than 100 Veterans by the close of 2013, DEWALT will be participating in two special events in Las Vegas this November. On Monday, November 11, DEWALT will sponsor the Las Vegas Veteran’s Day Parade, the [ ... ]

McRib from McDonalds

  The McRib is a tasty fan favorite of tender, boneless pork slathered in sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, with slivered onions and tart pickles all on a hoagie style bun. Southern Nevada McRib offer Buy a McRib Extra Value Meal, get a McRib sandwich for $1 var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/mcrib-from-mcdonalds/";var hupso_title_t="McRib from McDonalds";