KZUM is exploring the impacts of the pandemic on local businesses across Lincoln. In this article we explore the impacts on a few of the businesses located in the Historic Haymarket neighborhood of Lincoln.
In the first week, which was held over Zoom on Friday, February 12, students introduced themselves and were given a crash course targeting the basics of producing a podcast, such as weighing the necessity of internet connectivity, deciding whether listeners will have download ability and considering financial costs.
Animal fosterers are people from all walks of life–full-time workers, retirees, college students–and are involved with either the short-term or long-term fostering program. The latter is a program that works with animals that are not great candidates for adoption. The fosterers are committed to providing extra time and attention to cats who are injured or unable to function independently.
It’s no secret that the outbreak of COVID-19 has taken a toll on the local music scene. Beloved venues have closed their doors, social distancing measures have limited audience engagement, and performers have had to deal with the loss of a crucial aspect of their lives. With no other choice, Lincoln musicians have spent the past 10 months applying their creativity to finding new ways to perform, rehearse, and interact with the community.
A New KZUM Program Archive is now available! This archive allows you to listen to KZUM programs for 2 weeks after they first air on 89.3 KZUM - In their entirety. If you miss one of your favorite shows or perhaps you just want to revisit one you've already heard, now you can enjoy it with the new ARCHIVE!
Feb. 1 marked the monthly first Friday art walk that brought visual art, live music and more to downtown Lincoln and across the city. Check out shots from events at Tugboat Gallery, The Aliens, Gallery 23, Ill of Cups, Red Eye and more.
KZUM was live at the scene for National Night Out at the F Street Community Center. You can see photos from the event, below, and hear the Aug. 6 recording of the live broadcast featuring hosts Lou Braatz (Earth To Lincoln, Tues. 8-7 p.m.) and Slacker Dave (Thurs. 10-Noon) here.
First Friday is held on every first Friday of each month. It’s to showcase local businesses and art galleries around downtown Lincoln. Here is a list of upcoming events that are happening throughout the day on July 5th, 2019.
Juneteenth began as a holiday to commemorate the announcement on June 19, 1865, that slavery was abolished. This holiday sparks many celebrations all across the country, including right here in Lincoln.
This year marks the 13th year of Star City Pride here in Lincoln. Every year Star City Pride puts on a celebration in support of the LGBTQA+ community. Pride brings together Lincoln’s community whether allies or members to raise awareness of equality.
Meet the worms and get a firsthand look at the vermicomposting operation while learning more about composting and sustainable farming, as well as techniques to improve your garden soil fertility, water retention, and soil warming.