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Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival

THE SPIRIT OF YOUR FESTIVAL IN LAS VEGAS IS ALIVE AND WELL THE 22ND ANNUAL LAS VEGAS CITY OF LIGHTS JAZZ AND R&B FESTIVAL Friday April 25th KEM CHRISETTE MICHELE One more artist to be announced soon Saturday April 26th BONEY JAMES NORMAN BROWN KIRK WHALUM RICK BRAUN as BWB NICK COLIONNE JEFF LORBER EVERETTE HARP ALTHEA RENE Sunday April 27th CHAKA KAHN JOE RAHEEM DEVAUGHN LEELA JAMES ERIC [ ... ]

NV Big Give Coming!

LAS VEGAS – The third statewide online giving initiative, Nevada’s Big Give, will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 and community-based, non-profit public radio station KCEP-FM will be participating for the first time. Donations can be made to KCEP-FM by visiting http://www.razoo.com/story/Kcepfm. PUBLIC RADIO STATION KCEP-FM TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEAR’S NEVADA BIG GIVE ON APRIL 25TH The One Day Online Giving Event Will Benefit Nonprofits statewide. Donations can be made to KCEP-FM by visiting http://www.razoo.com/story/Kcepfm [ ... ]

Doc Severinsen & His Big Band with Mary Wilson

Doc Severinsen, leader of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Band for over 25 years, is hitting the road with his own big band in “Once More with Feeling” named after his best selling recording. Doc’s playing is as sharp and powerful as ever and he’ll blow the roof off The Smith Center with his fierce trumpet solos and super tight band!  Purchase tickets to the phenomenal show today as the show features the legendary Mary Wilson [ ... ]

15th Annual Call Center Week

15th Annual Call Center Week Competing on Service: Seize the Opportunity June 9-13, 2014 | Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV www.callcenterweek.com 1,500+ Attendees, 120+ Speakers, 100+ Sponsors… Call Center Week is the #1 industry event that is unrivaled in SIZE, SCOPE, BREADTH and DEPTH.  KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Keith Ferrazzi, Founder and CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight, Greenlight Research Institute, Author of #1 New York Times Bestseller Never Eat Alone Jenn Lim, CEO & Chief Happiness Officer, Delivering Happiness & Zappos Culture Book [ ... ]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Under the artistic direction of Robert Battle, ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER offers something for every taste: from the pulse-racing thrill of new works by some of the world’s best choreographers to the spirit-lifting joy of Mr. Ailey’s beloved classic, Revelations. The New Yorker declared “the company is dancing better than ever” and The New York Times proclaimed them “sleek, athletic masters of the universe.” Experience it for yourself as America’s most popular dance company [ ... ]

Chris Tucker performing Live at The Pearl

Christopher “Chris” Tucker Born August 31, 1971, is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He came to prominence in the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube. Next he co-starred and exec. produced Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth [ ... ]

Go Green Expo

Bring your old electronic devices and other items and donate them to us and receive a special gift from us! A Three (3) day / Two (2) night hotel vacation for Two (2), your choice of Twenty (20) cities… Cell phones, printers, computers, mp3 players, cameras, keyboards, radios, ink cartridges, laser cartridges and laptops. These items will be recycled to help the world we all live in. About LVBNM (a monthly event), first event was produced in [ ... ]

Ultimate Business Builder

Your generous support keeps KCEP Public Radio strong and independent, and is a vital source of funding for our programs. KCEP is your community station, and has been since 1972. Your financial donation is vital to our budget, so check out the level you can afford and become a contributing member today! Members are a big deal at KCEP Public Radio! Become a member by Wednesday, March 5th and receive a complimentary pass to the Ultimate Business [ ... ]

KCEP-FM and NV Big Give

LAS VEGAS – The third statewide online giving initiative, Nevada’s Big Give, will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 and community-based, non-profit public radio station KCEP-FM will be participating for the first time. Donations can be made to KCEP-FM by visiting http://www.razoo.com/story/Kcepfm. PUBLIC RADIO STATION KCEP-FM TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEAR’S NEVADA BIG GIVE ON APRIL 25TH The One Day Online Giving Event Will Benefit Nonprofits statewide. Donations can be made to KCEP-FM by visiting http://www.razoo.com/story/Kcepfm [ ... ]

Las Vegas Soul Festival

Las Vegas Soul Festival 2014 Lineup: Cameo An American soul-influence funk group that formed in the early 1970s. 1985′s album Single Life, featuring the title track and ”Attack Me With Your Love” continued the band’s momentum, paving the way for what was to come the following year. The song “Word Up!” hit the radio airwaves in mid-1986. Critically acclaimed with large amounts of club and radio airtime, the resulting album Word Up! turned Cameo into superstars. The follow-up tracks, “Candy” and “Back and Forth” [ ... ]

Membership Has Benefits

Your generous support keeps KCEP Public Radio strong and independent, and is a vital source of funding for our programs. KCEP is your community station, and has been since 1972. Your financial donation is vital to our budget, so check out the level you can afford and become a contributing member today! Members are a big deal at KCEP Public Radio! Sustaining Membership Make an ongoing monthly contribution until you tell us to stop. Your membership is always current–no [ ... ]

Las Vegas ‘First’ Annual Black Film Festival

Making a Black Impact on the Big Screen! If you are an African American who has Written, Produced, Directed or is in the Lead Role in a Film, we welcome you to submit, compete and celebrate with us.  Share your talents at the FIRST Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival.  Submit your Film, Enter one of our Competitions, or Attend one of our interactive seminars. OUR Film Festival Schedule is Exceptional! Plan your exciting week in the [ ... ]

RTC New Route 120

This is your route… Starting March 2, catch Route 120 along Buffalo, Fort Apache and portions of West Warm Springs. The new 21-mile long route will provide service to more than 100,000 residents living in nearby areas and connect to 12 other transit routes. Route 120 will make hourly stops, seven days a week between approximately 5 a.m. and 1 a.m., serving key destinations such as: Rainbow Library, Westcliff Transit Center, Wet n’ Wild, Southern Hills [ ... ]

All White Party

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Katt Williams at The Joint

Katt Williams is coming to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, May 25th. Public Radio KCEP has your chance to win. Keep listen and you could be seeing Katt Williams LIVE on Stage!   “My goal is to build a comedy empire and help restore dignity to our profession. It’s the best I ever feel when I’m on stage, putting the thoughts from my head into those of an audience.  Applause is my [ ... ]

Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating Ray Charles

Featuring Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Clint Holmes, Kirk Whalum, Raelettes and the UNLV SINGERS And Orchestra conducted by Mr. David Loeb Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in show business.” Ray Charles transcended racism, faced cultural upheavals head on, and helped bring jazz, blues and soul to the rest of the world. In honor of Black History Month, an all-star cast of performers will celebrate Ray’s life, music and undeniable spirit. You’ll see ten-time Grammy® [ ... ]

11th Annual Black History Celebration & Gospel Fest

The City of Henderson Cultural Arts & Tourism Department is proud to team with KCEP Power 88.1 radio in presenting the 11th Annual Gospel Fest 2014.  Enjoy the sounds of all forms of gospel music. Friday, February 28, 2014 Doors Open: Friday – 6pm  Henderson Convention Center 200 Water Street Complimentary Admission 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/11th-annual-black-history-celebration-gospel-fest/";var hupso_title_t="11th Annual Black History Celebration & Gospel Fest";

Super Bowl XLVIII Watch Party

Disappointed you couldn’t score tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII? You can still catch the game on Sunday alongside fellow fans. Whether you’re screaming for the Seahawks or betting on the Broncos, Scoundrels Pub West is offering specials and hosting a fun party to enjoy the game no matter who takes home the trophy. Scoundrels Pub West, will celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII with special packages available for parties of 6-8 people, featuring a booths for groups and [ ... ]

2014 Community Resource Fair

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in conjunction with Nevada Black Police Association (NBPA) and Bolden Area Command presents 2014 Community Resource Fair for Southern Nevada. They invite you to come out and take advantage of a variety of services that are being offered: Mental Health – Social Services – Veteran Services – Car Insurance – Utilities Victim Advocates – Health Insurance – Health & Wellness – Counseling – Housing This event is taking place Saturday, February 8th [ ... ]

2014 State of the Union

Tune in January 28th at 6:00 p.m. on public radio KCEP-FM. It’s an NPR News Special live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Join Robert Siegel for in-depth analysis and reaction from members of Congress. You’ll also hear the Republicans’ response to the President’s speech. That’s an NPR News Special President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Tune in January 28th at 6:00 p.m. on public radio KCEP-FM. 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 [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]