Heart Health; Quieting Quandries

In an encore program from February 2005, Cindy Workman talks with Dr. Amy Arouni and Jinny Herman about Heart Health Month. Then, a segment of "Quieting Quandries" compares the minds of apes and humans.

Standardized Testing

Michael Lyon discusses standardized testing with Carla Noerrlinger, director of Research for the Omaha Public Schools.

Writes of Spring; Executive power in Latin America

Cindy Workman talks with Mary Helen Stefaniak, Susan Aiezenberg and Brent Spencer of Creighton's Creative Writing program about this year's Writes of Spring event on March 19th. Then, an op-ed by political science professor Erika Moreno concerning major policy reforms in Venezuela.


Michael Lyon talks about literacy with guests Sally Ganem, First Lady of Nebraska; Rivkah Sass, executive director of the Omaha Public Library; and Dr. Joanne Carlson of the American Association of University Women.

Community Involvement

A'Jamal Byndon talks with long-time community advocate Preston Love, Jr. about issues concerning the African American community.

Minneapolis, Minnesota based composer/pianist and her trio to offer three concerts

Chris talks with Mary Louise

Omaha, Nebraska – Composer/pianist Mary Louise Knutson is bringing her band to the area this week and weekend for three performances.

The Mary Louise Knutson Trio is Mary Louise Knutson, piano; Graydon Peterson, bass and Jay Epstein on drums.

Vocalist continues Jazz on Stage series

Saxophonist to appear with members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra

Omaha, Nebraska – Kansas City saxophonist Kerry Strayer and selected members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra will wrap up the Nebraska Jazz Festival on Saturday night.

The Nebraska Jazz Festival is a non-competitive festival featuring high school jazz ensembles from across the region.

Strayer and company will perform arrangements from his jazz ensemble, the New Kansas City 7.

Friday evening show will be one of the final stops on Severinsen's last Big Band tour.

Omaha,Nebraska – For three decades, Doc Severinsen's big band trumpet blast heralded the arrival of the legendary Johnny Carson to the stage of his late night television show.

Doc Severinsen and his 15-piece Big Band have been touring the country to great acclaim and consistently sold-out shows since The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson ended in 1992.

Band has entertained audiences for over 25 years

Omaha, Nebraska – Veteran contemporary Jazz band the Yellowjackets are visiting Omaha Saturday night.

For over 25 years, the Yellowjackets have flourished as one of the top-selling contemporary jazz groups. With Bob Mintzer's saxophone, Russell Ferrante's keyboards, Jimmy Haslip's bass, and Marcus Baylor's drums, the band continues to thrive into the 21st Century.


Stories and Music for the Holidays on KIOS!

Supe's On: Interviews with the OPS Superintendent

"Live & Local" Interviews

OPS Student Spotlight:

Highlighting extraordinary students