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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.

Basetrack Live is a multimedia documentary theatre production.  The show will be onstage at the Orpheum Theatre, Friday, October 7th at 8:00 p.m.

UNO’s first theatrical production of the 2016-2017 season is “Shakespeare’s Dog.”

Ballet Nebraska kicks off its seventh season on Saturday, October 22nd.  With more, here's Omaha Public Radio's Cheril Lee...

The UNO Women’s Archive Project will have a reception this evening starting at 7:00 at KANEKO.

Blues in the Afternoon Welcomes Jeff Davis of Playing With Fire

Cinemateca, the biennial Latino/Latin-American and Spanish film series, returns to Film Streams August 30th through September 27th.  This is the fifth year for the series.

“Chrysalis” is the theme of the Kent Bellows Mentoring Program’s summer art exhibition.  The program is run through the Joslyn Art Museum.

Newspaper vs. Television at KANEKO

Jul 25, 2016

As part of their Storytelling series, KANEKO will be hosting a discussion called ‘Newspaper vs. Television’ that brings journalists Matthew Hansen and Joel Geyer together to talk about the two different mediums.

Artists from all over the world are given the opportunity to apply for The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ artist-in-residency program.  Each program lasts about three months. With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

The Shelterbelt Theatre is wrapping up its 23rd season with a program called “Shattering the Glass: A Celebration of Women in Theatre”.

WeBop gets preview at Omaha Performing Arts

Jul 13, 2016

Nine children aging from 3 to 5 years old gathered on a carpet with their parents, all strapped with mini saxophones and drums in the Holland Center last week to learn about jazz music.

Omaha Performing Arts recently received an Art Works award of $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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