Arts and culture

Sharing how you can help artists and how artists can help themselves, Andrew Saladino joins Mike Hogan this morning.  More information is available at

As part of the national night of Science on Screen on Tuesday, March 27th, Film Streams will show the film Marjorie Prime at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7 p.m. 

General Director of Opera Omaha, Roger Weitz, stops by the KIOS studio to discuss the One Festival.

April Hayes and Katia Maguire both served as producers and directors on the documentary film “Home Truth.”  The film is about trauma survivor Jessica Gonzales and screens at the Omaha Film Festival this Sunday...

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios event this Saturday.

Filmed in five locations on a single day, "One Vote" captures the compelling stories of diverse voters on Election Day 2016. At times funny, surprising and heart-wrenching, the film eschews partisan politics in favor of an honest portrayal.   The documentary screens at the Omaha Film Festival on Saturday at 5:00...

The documentary “At the Drive-In”, screening at the Omaha Film Festival tomorrow, focuses on the Mahoning Drive-In in Pennsylvania and the group of quirky film fanatics who keep it running...



Kim Reed’s film “Dark Money” is meant to expose one of the greatest threats to American democracy. The film screens at the Omaha Film Festival this week.



KIOS News Director Cheril Lee talks with filmmaker Robin Berghaus about her documentary, "Stumped," which will screen next week at the 2018 Omaha Film Festival...


ROUS's DO exist and they're living down in Louisiana, causing an environmental threat.  KIOS News Director talks to Director Quinn Costello about his film, "Rodents of Unusual Size," screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

Ever wondered how a guide dog becomes a guide dog? Get the answers to your questions with Filmmaker Dana Nachman's documentary, "Pick of the Litter" screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

Omaha Performing Arts will present An American in Paris onstage at the Orpheum Theatre beginning Tuesday, February 13th.

Hal France, conductor of Opera Omaha's latest offering, "Falstaff" is live in studio with Mike Hogan

Omaha Symphony principal flutist Maria Harding joins Mike Hogan to discuss "Tango Romantico."

Jason Fischer's documentary, "Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland" screens tonight at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7:00 p.m.

Mike Markey plays the character of Hugh Dorsey in the musical "Parade" which opens this weekend at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

Conservationist photographer Alex Wiles joins Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition to discuss his current exhibition at Fontenelle Forest.

Ablan Roblin, director of Blue Barn Theater's new production, Venus in Fur, along with dramaturge Barry Carmen and Producing Artistic Director, Susan Clement-Toberer join Mike Hogan for "Live & Local" on Morning Edition.  

Aviva Segall, Music Director for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra sits down in studio with local Morning Edition host Mike Hogan to discuss the program and the upcoming concert.

Dance Kaleidoscope Artistic Director David Hochoy chats with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition about the current production of "Appalachian Spring & West Side Story"

OCP Artisitic Director Kimberly Faith Hickman Joins Mike Hogan "Live & Local on Morning Edition. 

George Joslyn loved to entertain in what is considered the “original man cave.” 

Mike Hogan from "Morning Edition - Live & Local" chats with Omaha Dance Project Artistic Director 


Joan Squires, President of Omaha Performing Arts, was named a “Mover and Shaper” for 2017 by Musical America magazine.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — About half of the more than 3,000 known letters penned by Pulitzer-winning novelist Willa Cather have been compiled, digitized and annotated. And soon, they'll be available online.

Midnight Movies are returning to the Dundee Theater starting next month.  The Dundee Theater reopened after extensive renovation at the beginning of December. 

Film Streams Communications Director, Patrick Kinney, joins Mike Hogan 'Live and Local' in studio for Morning Edition. 

Join us tonight as NPR Music and the Kennedy Center present Jazz Piano Christmas 33 hosted by Felix Contreras. It's a special Mardi Gras themed concert featuring four acclaimed performers. Winner of the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition Helen Sung and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen return to the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater, along with Brazilian virtuoso Abelita Mateus and Cajun blues master Marcia Ball.

Creighton University honors students recently finished up a semester focused on Aesop’s Fables by creating content for two exhibits opening in January.

Judy Mallory, Executive Director of Arts for All, Inc. stops by the studio for a live and local chat with Morning Edition host Mike Hogan.