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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.

Joan Marcus

WAITRESS opens at the Orpheum Theatre tonight and runs through Sunday.

Michael Bauer chats with Morning Edition host Mike Hogan about the Saint Andrews Episcopal Church's (84th and Pacific)  candlelight service of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday December 10th at 4:00 p.m. 

Holiday Under Glass is underway at the Joslyn Art Museum.

Join us for the December edition of Jazz From Studio One Thursday night at 8:00 PM as we present some of the notable recordings of 2017.

Jay Hanson, lead guitarist and vocals in the show "Yesterday and Today" talks to Mike Hogan about the show, The Beatles, and the music.  More information regarding the show can be found at www.OmahaPlayhouse.com.

Wout Westin Opens Kaneko's "Light" exhibition

Dec 1, 2017

Circus Family founder and artist Wout Westin flies in from Amersterdam to join Mike Hogan on Morning Edition and discuss his interactive presentation opening December 5th at Kaneko.

Director of the Arts Center at Iowa Western Community College stops by the studio to discuss the 17th annual National Performance Series and the first offering the Annie Moses Band with Mike Hogan.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee talked with This American Life host Ira Glass recently about the elements that make up a good story…

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee talked with This American Life host Ira Glass yesterday about the elements that make up a good story.  Ira Glass is at the Holland Center Saturday night.  Tickets are available at TicketOmaha.com

Fontenelle Forest is currently offering an exhibit that pairs poetry with nature.

The Greater Omaha Chamber’s Creative Mornings breakfast lecture series celebrates its one-year anniversary this Friday.  

Joslyn Art Museum’s new season of exhibits begins February 3rd with Word/Play: Prints, Photographs and Paintings by Ed Ruscha.

Jazz From Studio One hosted by students from the Omaha Public Schools Career Center will return Thursday November 2nd at 8:00 PM.

  

The Omaha Children’s Museum has had a couple of exhibits they’ve rented to museums outside of the state, but their newest exhibit, Forever Forest, is the first-ever, locally-created national touring exhibition.

Film Historian Bruce Crawford will present “A Christmas Story” at the Joslyn Art Museum on Friday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m.

The Omaha Children’s Museum’s not-so-scary haunted house, Cobweb Castle, is open throughout the month of October.

“Momentum,” Ballet Nebraska’s mixed repertory program takes place this Friday at the Joslyn Art Museum and Sunday at the Arts Center on the Iowa Western campus. 

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios on Saturday, October 21st.

 Blues in the Afternoon hosted by Mike Jacobs will celebrate it's 23rd anniversary Monday October 2nd on KIOS-FM. The show airs from 1:00-3:00 PM.

  

Film Streams is announcing its fall 2017 line-up, which includes the Forever Young Family and Children’s Series and their repertory programming.  

One of NPR's most popular music programs produced in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands by award winning host Fiona Ritchie.

  

Omaha Performing Arts is celebrating Nebraska’s 150th anniversary through dance on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

Nebraska by Heart is a statewide public art project celebrating the 150th anniversary of our state.

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