Community LNK

Community coverage through the eyes and ears of KZUM staff and volunteers.



Boyz Are Back give drag kings last hurrah

Boyz Are Back give drag kings last hurrah

Local drag kings, C Styles, TJ Romance, and Rex take the stage once again this Saturday at The Alley. The “Boyz Are Back” event will give longtime drag performers one last chance to perform together.

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November 17th, 2017

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Photos: 70s Boogie Night at Nebraska History Museum

Photos: 70s Boogie Night at Nebraska History Museum

The Nebraska History Museum hosted "70s Boogie Night" on Thursday, as part of its After Hours at the Museum series.

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November 17th, 2017

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Sunday Marks First of Three Holiday Harvest Farmers Markets

Sunday Marks First of Three Holiday Harvest Farmers Markets

The Old Cheney Road Farmers Market will host its first Holiday Harvest Farmers Market on Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Park Centers Banquet Hall, 2608 Park Blvd. The other two Holiday markets will are set for Dec. 3rd and Dec. 12 during the same hours.

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November 15th, 2017

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Blues Society of Omaha, BluesEd Honored with Keeping the Blues Alive Award

Blues Society of Omaha, BluesEd Honored with Keeping the Blues Alive Award

The Blues Society of Omaha will be honored at a Jan. 19 ceremony in Memphis, Tenn. BluesEd, its youth artist development program, has worked to teach blues performance and history to young people in the area since 2001.

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November 14th, 2017

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‘Boogie Night’ to Highlight 1970s at Nebraska History Museum Thursday

‘Boogie Night’ to Highlight 1970s at Nebraska History Museum Thursday

After Hours at the Museum: 70’s Boogie Night," will give guests the opportunity to see the museum in an entirely different light, including music by the Gettin' Hipper Fun Bunch, drinks and special tours of the collections.

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November 14th, 2017

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Submit Photos of Your Vintage KZUM Shirts and More!

Submit Photos of Your Vintage KZUM Shirts and More!

As we look to celebrate 40 years of KZUM in 2018, we'd love to see your vintage KZUM T-shirts and other swag! You're encouraged to submit photos of KZUM apparel you've earned over the years by Dec. 1. We might even reproduce some of the most popular designs, so let us know!

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November 14th, 2017

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Simone Dinnerstein, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra to Mark 80th Birthday of Philip Glass Friday.

Simone Dinnerstein, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra to Mark 80th Birthday of Philip Glass Friday.

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra is celebrating Philip Glass on Friday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts with the premiere his Third Piano Concerto, with soloist Simone Dinnerstein, whom Glass had in mind while composing the piece.

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November 9th, 2017

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Around the World Fundraiser to Benefit Lincoln Nonprofit GIRLPowr

Around the World Fundraiser to Benefit Lincoln Nonprofit GIRLPowr

Lincoln nonprofit GIRLPowR is hosting its fourth annual “Around The World” fundraising gala at the Rococo Theatre tomorrow from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Proceeds will go directly to GIRLPowR and the girls they serve in Lincoln and Nicaragua.

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November 8th, 2017

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KZUM Photo Coverage

First Friday 10.7.16

The monthly First Friday art walk brought hundreds of art fans to galleries across Lincoln on Oct. 7, 2016.

Photos by Cameron O’Brien


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Beer Nebraska 9.24.16

Beer Nebraska, a benefit for Hear Nebraska at Zipline Brewing Co., feature unique local brews and performances by Columbia vs. Challenger, Cursive, Better Friend, Universe Contest and Criteria.

Photos by Shannon Claire


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Lincoln Arts Festival 9.24.16 & 9.25.16

The Lincoln Arts Festival featured two days of visual art at Southpointe Pavilions on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, and Friday, Sept. 25, 2016, presented by the Lincoln Arts Council.

Photos by Cameron O’Brien


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Lincoln Children’s Museum Adult Takeover 9.16.16

The Lincoln Children’s Museum’s annual Adult Takeover fundraiser welcomed those 18 and over to the museum for oversized games, drinks and DJ sets by KZUM’s own $pencelove and MIZ B.

Photos by Jacoby Vann


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

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Upcoming Community Events

22 Nov
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23 Nov
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

09:00 pm - 01:00 am
Bodega's Alley

Wednesday
23
Nov
2017
Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special

08:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

w/ Wendy and The Lost Boys

Thursday
23
Nov
2017
Thanksgiving Special – Wendy and the Lost Boys

Thanksgiving Special – Wendy and the Lost Boys

08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Thursday
24
Nov
2017
The Midland Band

The Midland Band

07:00 pm
Duffy's Tavern

21+

Friday
24
Nov
2017
Farmageddon Music Festival

Farmageddon Music Festival

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Friday
24
Nov
2017
Jane Doe & The No Names

Jane Doe & The No Names

09:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Friday
24 Nov
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25 Nov
80’s and 90’s Rock w/ Jane Doe and the No-Names

80’s and 90’s Rock w/ Jane Doe and the No-Names

09:00 pm - 01:00 am
Gray's Keg Saloon

Friday
24
Nov
2017
Farmageddon

Farmageddon

09:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

EZB + Hyddin + DJ Blac + KevyCav + TrvpSquad

Friday
25
Nov
2017
David Nail

David Nail

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Saturday
25
Nov
2017
Crowbar, Tombs, Incite, Tri County Terror

Crowbar, Tombs, Incite, Tri County Terror

08:00 pm
Duffy's Tavern

Saturday
25
Nov
2017
Mojo Filter

Mojo Filter

Gray's Keg Saloon

Saturday
25 Nov
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26 Nov
Classic Rock w/ Mojo Filter

Classic Rock w/ Mojo Filter

09:00 pm - 01:00 am
Gray's Keg Saloon

Saturday
25
Nov
2017
David Nail

David Nail

08:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

Saturday
26
Nov
2017
GWAR, Ghoul, He Is Legend, U.S. Bastards

GWAR, Ghoul, He Is Legend, U.S. Bastards

07:30 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Sunday
26
Nov
2017
GWAR

GWAR

07:30 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

w/ Ghoul, He is Legend, and U.S. Bastards

Sunday
29
Nov
2017
Katy Guillen and The Girls at Zoo Bar

Katy Guillen and The Girls at Zoo Bar

06:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

Wednesday
29
Nov
2017
Bobby Messano

Bobby Messano

07:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Wednesday
29
Nov
2017
Blues w/ Bobby Messano

Blues w/ Bobby Messano

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Wednesday
30
Nov
2017
Lye Soap at the Zoo Bar

Lye Soap at the Zoo Bar

06:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

Thursday
30
Nov
2017
Kacy & Clayton

Kacy & Clayton

09:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

The music of Kacy and Clayton exists outside of time, and burgeons with beautiful contradictions. It’s psychedelic and traditional, contemporary and vintage, ...

Thursday
01
Dec
2017
Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko

Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko

08:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

Tech N9ne’s on tour for The Storm, delivering 20 stellar songs that fit into three sonic worlds. The Storm kicks off with the “Kingdom” section, a ...

Friday
01
Dec
2017
December Focus Gallery Opening

December Focus Gallery Opening

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Noyes Art Gallery

Focus Gallery Curated by Janna Harsch with Ahna Packard, Tony Guido, Mike Fluent, Dana Atteberry, Bruce Forbes.

Friday
01
Dec
2017
World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

12:00 pm
State Capitol Building

A vigil and remembrance ceremony. For more information contact Lacie at 402-476-7000 or laciet@nap.org Guest Speakers: London Woolman, Nebraska AIDS Project ...

Friday
02
Dec
2017
A Band Called Hemingway

A Band Called Hemingway

05:30 pm
The Bay

w/ Fear In Truth, Names Without Numbers, and Hit The Wall

Saturday
02
Dec
2017
Pop Evil, DED

Pop Evil, DED

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Saturday
02
Dec
2017
MILO, Scallops Hotel, Hakim, M Shah

MILO, Scallops Hotel, Hakim, M Shah

09:30 pm
The Zoo Bar

Saturday
02
Dec
2017
A Band Called Hemingway

A Band Called Hemingway

05:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bay

Saturday
02 Dec
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03 Dec
Mike Love

Mike Love

10:00 pm - 01:00 am
Gray's Keg Saloon

Saturday
02
Dec
2017
Pop Evil, Ded

Pop Evil, Ded

08:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

As the moniker promises when emblazoned on a CD or radio dial, POP EVIL conjures aggressive riffs and hard charging sing-a-longs with emotional heft and melodic

Saturday
03
Dec
2017
Deck The Halls

Deck The Halls

02:00 pm
Lied Center

Christmas will be here before you know it – and what better way to celebrate than listening to your favorite holiday tunes with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra? ...

Sunday
06
Dec
2017
JAY-Z – 4:44 Tour

JAY-Z – 4:44 Tour

08:00 pm
Pinnacle Bank Arena

Wednesday
07
Dec
2017
The Wildwoods Duo w/ Wendy & The Lost Boys

The Wildwoods Duo w/ Wendy & The Lost Boys

06:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

Thursday
08
Dec
2017
Seether, Shaman’s Harvest, The Dead Deads

Seether, Shaman’s Harvest, The Dead Deads

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Friday
08
Dec
2017
Salt Creek

Salt Creek

08:00 pm
1867 Bar

Friday
08
Dec
2017
Seether, Shaman’s Harvest, The Dead Deads

Seether, Shaman’s Harvest, The Dead Deads

08:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

Hailing from South Africa and comprising members Shaun Morgan (vocals, guitar), Dale Stewart (bass), and John Humphrey (drums), Seether embraces a brand of ...

Friday
09
Dec
2017
Scarface (With Live Band)

Scarface (With Live Band)

10:00 pm
The Bourbon Theatre

The saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Thankfully, we still have an artist like Houston’s Scarface, a man who refuses to stray ...

Saturday