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Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Tom Stoppard and adapted by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot), Shakespeare in Love is a love letter to the stage and a celebration of theatre, music and human connection.  Jacob Roman stars as the young Will Shakespeare in the Omaha Community Playhouse's current production.  Jacob stops by the KIOS-FM studios for a chat with Mike Hogan, "Live & Local" on Morning Edition.  More information  is available at www.OmahaPlayhouse.com

Opera Omaha's Medea opens this Friday, April 20th.  Eminent conductor Jane Glover makes her first conducting visit to Omaha and joins Mike Hogan at the KIOS studios for a chat about Medea, Cherubini's music, and the weather...(Spoiler Alert:  The weather is "rubbish!"). 

This insightful interview was "Live & Local" on today's Morning Edition.  More information about Jane Glover and the opera can be found at www.OperaOmaha.org.

"Proving Up" is the new opera opening this Friday, April 13th at Opera Omaha.  

Film Streams started offering film courses about a year ago.  Diana Martinez, Education Director for Film Streams, says the classes give the community a chance to learn more about film.

“Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry” is the One Book, One Nebraska pick this year.

Omaha Performing Arts is offering several series once again this season including Dance, Family and the 1200 Club.

Kimberly Faith Hickman, director of the currently running OCP production "James and the Giant Peach" talks about the show's themes.

Darin Anthony, guest director at the Blue Barn Theatre, is at the helm for the current production, "Nureyev's Eyes."  

The Durham Museum’s newest exhibit American Adventure is

staged as a maze, where you have to make a series of choices as one of the original Jamestown settlers.

  

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

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.

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

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"

Art in Motion's Mari Anne Hartmann joins Mike Hogan for “Live & Local” on Morning Edition

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

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.

The Omaha Children’s Museum is one of three across the country to participate in a pilot program called Experiential Science for Families Affected by Autism.

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.

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