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The Durham Museum will open its newest temporary exhibit, Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of WWI this Saturday.

The Joslyn Art Museum offers plenty for kids to do both in the summer and beyond...

Omaha’s newest indoor/outdoor roof top lounge opened recently at the Holland Center.

Amber Barcel, Planning Committee Volunteer for the 2018 New American Arts Festival, chats with Mike Hogan about the Benson festival and some of the events that are available to the public...For free!  More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/228597801035970/

The timely and poignant world premier play "The Dairy Maid-Right" opened July 13th and runs through August 5th at The Shelterbelt Theatre.  Ellen Struve and Amy Lane stop by the KIOS studios to discuss the process of creating the new work and how it feels to see it come to life on stage.  More information is available at http://www.shelterbelt.org/

Monday, July 16th, on the garden grounds of Smyth House at 710 North 38th Street, Sybarite5 opens this year's Vesper Concerts series.  Executive Director Kristi Treu was "Live & Local" in the KIOS studios this morning to discuss.  More information is available at http://vesperconcerts.org/2018-19-season/

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer?  How about a trip to the Omaha Children's Museum?  KIOS News Director Cheril Lee has more...

June 29th at 6:00 p.m. the Celebrate America concert with Starship and Survivor starts in Memorial Park.  Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Metro Credit Union, Dustin West, stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the free concert with Mike Hogan.  More information can be found at https://www.omahacelebratesamerica.com/.

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing starts July 5th and runs six consecutive Thursdays through August 11th. 

Artist Sheila Pepe "Live & Local" on KIOS-FM

Jun 26, 2018

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is opening a new exhibition this Thursday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. (No tickets required).  The show is Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism.  Sheila stops by the KIOS studios and has a delightful chat with host  Mike Hogan about her art, inspiration, and motivation.  More information on the show is available at http://www.bemiscenter.org/art/exhibitions/sheila-pepe-hot-mess-formalism.html

TREASURES OF BRITISH ART 1400-2000: THE BERGER COLLECTION is on view at the Joslyn Art Museum through September 9th. 

Brent Spencer plays the role of "Jake" in the production of "The Lazarus Syndrome" which is running now through the 24th of June.  He stops by the KIOS studios to chat with Mike Hogan about the production and some of the healing that has happened to those who have attended.  More information is available at www.SnapProductions.com.

The Durham Museum is offering all sorts of fun activities and exhibits this summer.  KIOS News Director Cheril Lee has more...

Liz Feldstern of the Institute for Holocaust Education and Dr. Gediminas Murauskas from the Omaha Sister Cities Association join Mike Hogan at the KIOS studios to discuss the film "Persona Non Grata."  The film shows Tuesday, June 19th at the Jewish Community Center Theatre with a Q&A to follow.  More information can be found at  http://www.omahasistercities.com/

As part of the expansion on its Fort Omaha campus, Metropolitan Community College has a call out for artists.

After spending several serene hours in the floats of Blue Ocean Floats (www.BlueOceanFloats.com), more than one hundred artists then created works which will be displayed this weekend.  Blue Ocean Floats owner Jordan Concannon stops by the KIOS studios for a chat with Mike Hogan about tis artistic display.  More information on the event can be found at https://www.facebook.com/InspirationsofWater/.

On June 9th and 10th, Omaha Community Playhouse's Howard Dew Theatre is hosting "The Camille Metoyer Moten Songbook."  Camille stops by the KIOS-FM studios to chat about the show, the band, and singing with Mike Hogan.  More information can be found at www.OmahaPlayhouse.com. 

Liz Kerrigan, board VP of the Omaha Summer Arts Festival stops by the KIOS studios to chat about this weekend's festival happenings.  More information is available at www.SummerArts.org.

This weekend the Omaha Summer Arts Festival returns to the Gene Leahy Mall.

Tayler Plank is the leading lady in Omaha Community Playhouse's latest offering, "Singin' in the Rain."  She joins Mike Hogan at the KIOS studios to chat about the production, strong women characters, and her favorite song in the show.  More information is available at www.OmahaPlayhouse.com.

Barron Breland stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the season closing concert of Resonance, Thursday, May 24th at 7:30.  More information is available at www.ResonanceVoices.org.

Film Streams, in collaboration with the Women's Fund of Omaha, is presenting the free event, "Prime Time: A Conversation with Women in Television."  One of the three panelists, Yolonda Ross stopped by the KIOS-FM studios to share her thoughts on the event, the industry, and how much she loves Omaha!  More information is available at www.FilmStreams.org.

From solo artist to Concert Master and classical music to Celtic fiddling, Susanna Perry Gilmore talks about her role with the symphony, making music, and she provides insights into how the creative process works.  She is a soloist for the new concert "The Planets" which opens Friday, May 11th.  Information is available at www.OmahaSymphony.org.

Ballet Nebraska ends its 8th season with two performances of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” this weekend.

On Sunday, May 6th, at the Holland Performing Arts Center, the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras take the stage for their final performance of the season.  Music Director Aviva Segall stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the concert, mentors, and the program over the past 19 years.  More information is available at www.oayo.org.

Denise Chapman is directing Omaha Community Playhouse's production of "The Mountaintop" which opens this Friday May 4th.  She joins Mike Hogan live in the KIOS-FM studios to discuss the show, juxtaposing the iconic reputation of Dr. Martin Luther King with his humanity, and the greater themes of the show.  More information is available at www.OmahaPlayHouse.com.

Kate Voss and Jason Goessl form the Vintage Jazz Duo "Sundae and Mr. Goessl."  They stop by the KIOS-FM studios to chat with Mike Hogan about their new album, how they met, and marriage...To each other! 

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.  

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