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Devastating power outages and destruction in Houston left by Hurricane Beryl again underscored the city’s inability to sufficiently fortify itself against extreme weather events worsened by climate change. This was the lowest level hurricane, a Category One, and yet it knocked out power to millions and left the nation’s fourth largest city reeling. Past horrific hurricanes, including Ike in 2008 and Harvey in 2017, made crystal clear that the city needed to bolster its infrastructure including expanding flood-plain protections, burying more power lines underground, and hardening its power grid. But those city, state and corporate efforts have repeatedly fallen short.
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Live & Local
Daily interviews with people involved in local charities, arts organizations, government, medical groups, educational institutions, and more. Airs weekdays at 7:44 a.m. and 3:44 p.m. hosted by Mike Hogan.
Riverside Chats
Riverside Chats features hour-long conversations highlighting diverse experiences in Omaha and beyond.Executive producer Michael Griffin shares the mic with contributing hosts Maria Corpuz, Chris Bowling and Tom Knoblauch. Courtney Bierman is the producer and editor.From late night comedians to members of Congress, Riverside Chats is dedicated to highlighting the fascinating figures right here in the Heartland. Listen Mondays at noon on KIOS 91.5 Omaha or on your favorite podcast app.For bookings, contact Courtney Bierman at courtney.bierman@ops.org
Off the Shelf
Off the Shelf is a weekly update on the news and events taking place at the Omaha Public Library. Locally produced at KIOS by David Koesters, it can be heard Mondays at 8:44am during Morning Edition, and again at 4:44pm on All Things Considered.
Lives with Stuart Chittenden
Lives, hosted by Omaha-based Squishtalks founder Stuart Chittenden is a conversation-based show focused on how to live well physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually across fields and disciplines. Lives tackles the big and noble questions of the human experience in a way that’s both practical and profound. Lives airs on Sunday mornings at 9.
The Omaha Sound
The Omaha Sound - Saturday nights at 9pm on 91-5 KIOS Omaha Public Radio.Host Ariann Anderson brings you two hours of the best in Americana, indie rock, folk, alt country, and more. She also engages in conversations with the people who contribute to the Omaha music community.
The Atomic Hour
The Atomic Hour is America's Museum of Midcentury Music.Featuring weekly wanderings throughout the groovy gamut of pop and rock from the 1950s and 1960s, not to mention Midcentury Leftovers from the 1970s, Rock 'N Roll Revivalists of the 1980s-1990s and Brand New Oldies from the 21st Century. Presented by the mysterious Mister 1960, the Midcentury Millennial, and produced at the studios of 91.5 KIOS FM Omaha.
Ambiology
Modern ambient and experimental music.Also, listen and subscribe to our podcast Ambiologist. Listen every Sunday at 10pm.Ready to become an Ambiologist?Receive our weekly playlist & exclusive content. SUBSCRIBE HERE
KIOS Profiles
KIOS Profiles’ goal is to highlight and learn more about the interesting places, history, and people that make this area what it is. Produced locally at KIOS by David Koesters, it airs weekly on Wednesdays during Morning Edition at 8:44am, and again in the afternoon at 4:44pm during All Things Considered.
Faturday Omaha
Faturday Omaha takes you to the delicious places to eat all around Omaha and elsewhere. Hosts Dave Zorko, Sam Rocha, and TJ dig into a smorgasbord of conversations with the people in the restaurant industry who make tasty creations happen, all with friendship and a sense of humor.Dave "The Optimist and Extrovert" Zorko is an Omaha native who's enjoyed food from Omaha and beyond for a long time. He's always on the lookout for new places to try...and to feature on Faturday Omaha! Dave's been known to mention his dislike of mayo and sour cream (although good aiolis and quality mayos may be granted a pass).Sam "Burger Specialist and Realist" Rocha is the Destroyer of Burgers...at least any in his path. Sam and Dave have been, in his words, "putting the hurt on food together for a long time, way back to 'Burrito Day.'" He's been known to tell it like it is, and is thankful that his voice sounds different than Dave's or TJ's.TJ "Dissertation Scientist" is the best cook in the crew, has the largest vocabulary, and possesses the quantity of research to match. He may sound a lot like Dave, but he isn't. TJ likes to break things down, and while his palate lines up with Dave's quite often, TJ likes his dishes with some spice.So join the Faturday Omaha crew every Saturday at 2 p.m. and tune in if you're hungry!
Need something to watch? Check out these ideas from Joshua Labure's reviews for KIOS at the Movies
KIOS at the Movies
Filmmaker & KIOS producer, Joshua LaBure, discusses cinema with a rotating cast of filmmakers, cinephiles and critics. Every Friday! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
“Edge of Everything” with Sierra McCormick & a quick review of “Longlegs”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, host Joshua LaBure sits down with actor Sierra McCormick, the star of the new film “Edge of Everything.” Plus, Joshua highlights the much anticipated horror film “Longlegs.”
“Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person”
Producer / Host
“Cold Blows the Wind”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure, reviews the new film “Cold Blows the Wind.”
“The Vourdalak” & “Kinds of Kindness”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure highlights two newfilms now playing in theaters: A french vampire film “The Vourdalak” (Vor-De-Lack) and the new film “Kinds of Kindness” starring Emma Stone.
“I Used to Be Funny” & “Thelma”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure highlights two new indie films now playing in theaters: “I Used to Be Funny,” starring Rachel Sennott, and the crowd-pleasing comedy “Thelma,” starring June Squibb.
“Songs of Earth” with Elijah Hoefer
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure discusses the new film "Songs of Earth" with Elijah Hoefer, programming manager at Film Streams.“Songs of Earth” is now playing at Film Streams.
Evil Does Not Exist
Evil Does Not Exist review.
Silent Land / In a Violent Nature / Don’t Look at Me That Way
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure highlights three new films. First, the new horror film from Shudder “In a Violent Nature,” a polish dramatic thriller “Silent Land” and the 2015 film “Don’t Look at Me That Way” which just received its first U.S. release…
“I Saw the TV Glow” & “The Sales Girl”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure discusses the new film from A24 “I Saw the TV Glow” and a new Mongolian coming of age film called “The Sales Girl.”
Live & Local
Daily interviews with people involved in local charities, arts organizations, government, medical groups, educational institutions, and more. Airs weekdays at 7:44 a.m. and 3:44 p.m. hosted by Mike Hogan.
OLLI is Expanding to Omaha & Director Bob Michl Invites Adults 50+ to Event on 7/25 Because “Curiousity Never Retires!”
Interview with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Director Bob Michl
Meet The New Executive Director of Film Streams, Maggie Wood, in This KIOS-FM Interview
Interview with Film Streams Executive Director Maggie Wood
CSI’s Family Empowerment Program Provides Healing & Hope For Domestic Violence Survivors, Meka Tate Explains
Interview with Child Saving Institute's Family Empowerment Outreach and Training Specialist Meka Tate
Better Business Bureau® is Hard at Work Battling Scams, Josh Planos Explains How & Alerts All to New Scam in Omaha
Interview with Better Business Bureau Vice President of Marketing, Communications & PR Josh Planos
Enjoli & Timeless Return to Make Music at Miller Park This Saturday & Enjoli Chats About The Free Show on KIOS-FM
Interview with Enjoli from Enjoli & Timeless
Girls Inc. Omaha’s Candias Jones Discusses Programs, Progress, and the “Lunch For The Girls” Event on August 27th
Complete Two-Part Interview With Girls Inc. Omaha Executive Director Candias Jones
Don’t Get Burned, Plan to Attend This Week’s “Playing With Fire” 20th Anniversary 3-Day Music Celebration!
Interview with Playing With Fire Co-Producer Vanessa Marie
Billy McGuigan is Rocking With the Omaha Symphony and It’s Free to Join Him at Gene Leahy Mall
Interview with Musician Billy McGuigan
Do Space is Getting Filament Recycling Done! Michael Sauers Explains This 3D Printing Sustainable Practice
Interview with Do Space Technology Manager Michael Sauers
Omaha Symphony’s Ernest Richardson Celebrates 30 Years Conducting, Teaching, and Innovating in This Great City
Interview with Omaha Symphony Resident Conductor and Principal Pops Conductor Ernest Richardson-30 Years in Omaha-Podcast Version
Bellevue Little Theatre’s “Barefoot in the Park” Running Through June 23rd, Director Chris Scott Discusses
Interview with Bellevue Little Theatre Director Chris Scott
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