Special to air Labor Day on KIOS

Omaha, Nebraska – Two bright stars, country maverick Willie Nelson and jazz icon Wynton Marsalis, unexpectedly meet on common ground: the blues.

Recorded earlier this year in New York, this soulful concert features songs by well-known American composers such as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, and Merle Travis, as well as songs written by more obscure bluesmen Harry Warren, Spencer Williams, and Jimmy Reed.

Why Study Quilts?

Michael Lyon talks with Patricia Cox Crews, director of the International Quilt Studies Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Multi-Family Mortgage Loans

A'Jamal Byndon talks with Rodrigo Lopez, founder and CEO of AmeriSphere, a provider of capital solutions for multi-family industries.

Arts festival will include a performance by Camille Devore Quintet

Omaha, Nebraska – The 2nd Annual Hot Summer! Hot Art! Hot Jazz! Arts Festival takes place this weekend in downtown Omaha.

Dealing with Homelessness

A'Jamal Byndon talks with Erin Porterfield, executive director of the Metro Area Continuum for the Homeless.

Textiles, Clothing & Design

Michael Lyon talks with University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Michael James about modern textiles, and graduate and undergraduate programs at UNL.

Return of the Draft?

Cindy Workman and her guest, Creighton political science instructor Jason Steck, discuss the feasibility of reinstating the military draft.

Violence in Omaha

Cindy Workman talks with Creighton Sociology professor Rebecca Murray about the factors behind the increase in violence in cities across America.

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers to perform Thursday


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