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Louder than a Bomb: Great Plains, the largest youth poetry festival in the area, holds its 2017 team finals competition this Thursday, and its individual finals on Saturday in Lincoln.  

The goal of any Omaha Performing Arts season is to bring the greatest performers and performances to Omaha.

Freelance journalist Lily Raff McCaulou, author of Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner, will speak at the Joslyn Art Museum on April 7th as part of the current exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art.

As part of Nebraska’s 150th birthday celebration, the Omaha Public Library will hold a “Nebraska Voices Reception” on Friday, March 24th at the W. Dale Clark Library.  

As host Mike Jacobs takes a short break...stay tuned for new shows in April!

Ballet Nebraska’s third and final performance of its seventh season, Momentum, takes place on April 1st and 8th. 

This month's edition of Jazz From Studio One honors Women's History Month with women of jazz past and present.

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art is the newest exhibit at the Joslyn Art Museum.

The Sixty-Eighth Annual Omaha Public Schools All-City Music Festival will air Sunday February 12th at 2:00 p.m.

Omaha’s Union Station was recently named as a National Historic Landmark.

Omaha Children’s Museum’s newest temporary exhibit helps introduce engineering, math and creative concepts to young learners through play.

The February edition of Jazz From Studio One airs Thursday night at 8:00 on KIOS.

Your host this month will be KJ White, a student at Burke High School enrolled in digital video production at the Omaha Public Schools Career Center.

  

The Durham Museum invites community members to be a part of its next exhibit, Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project.

Jazz From Studio One will return to KIOS as a once a month jazz special beginning Thursday night at 8:00.

An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970's, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio compliment for the occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to, all night long.

8:00PM Thursday December 22

The Peter Kiewit Foundation’s ArtStock Funding Initiative offers a two-pronged approach with both grants and a learning series for Omaha area arts and culture organizations.

8:00PM Wednesday December 21

It was another very fine year in jazz with much to enjoy. Here's a dozen of my favorites from this past year.  Mike Jacobs, Music Director: KIOS

  

Eighth through twelfth grade students are encouraged to enter the 16th Annual Teen Poetry Bash hosted at the W. Dale Clark Library downtown this Saturday.

Joslyn Art Museum’s annual Holiday Under Glass series kicks off Friday, December 2nd and continues Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st.

Christmas at Union Station at the Durham Museum begins this Friday with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony between 4 and 8 p.m.  

Pink Floyd was not a band that sprang out into the world fully formed. From their start as a college band

in the mid-1960's, Pink Floyd evolved over the years to become one of the most important and influential

bands in history.

Outlook Nebraska, Inc. now offers an audio description program in partnership with multiple local theatres so that the blind and visually-impaired may enjoy an afternoon or evening of theatre.

Ballet Nebraska presents “The Nutcracker” this Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Arts Center at Iowa Western.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is onstage at the Orpheum Theatre tonight through Sunday.

Joslyn Art Museum’s newest exhibition is called Dirt Meridian and features 42 photographs from artist Andrew Moore.  The exhibit shows audiences that landscapes aren’t always lush, dramatic vistas.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

For the best in jazz, past and present, classic albums, hidden gems and more, tune in to Jazz with Greg Bridges. It's a musical journey through the entire history of jazz you won't want to miss.

  

The Omaha Children’s Museum’s kid-friendly haunted house, Cobweb Castle, is open throughout the month of October.

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