Community coverage through the eyes and ears of KZUM staff and volunteers
Let’s talk about how the COVID 19 pandemic has changed your daily life. How are you feeling about social distancing? What words of encouragement do you have for your community? Call in and tell us about your challenges and maybe even some silver-linings.
KZUM is proud to partner with Basement Creators Network to help bring weekly, locally-produced, live stream concerts. These weekly concerts are live starting at 8 p.m., every Wednesday. You will be able to join in the live chat here on KZUM's website when you visit kzum.org/BCN.
“Hola Comunidad” is a new podcast aiming to connect with the spanish-speaking community in Nebraska to address health topics such as diabetes, cancer and many others.
The Metal Maniac organized another benefit concert for KZUM. This year's benefit featured two nights of music and featured about 18 bands. We now have photos available from the weekend's concert.
The Metal Maniac, host of the Metal Manifesto, has organized a two-day benefit for KZUM on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.
Photos from the First Friday Artwalk from March 1, 2019.
KZUM's Art Beat shines a spotlight on one artist with a showcase or gallery during Lincoln's First Friday Art Walk. This Art Beat covers Jimmy Lee Hill-Krug and their showcase at Jake's Cigars.
KZUM wants to support local art by providing a list of First Friday events happening in and around downtown on Friday Mar. 1.
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.
The final First Friday of 2018 came on Dec. 7, featuring art, live music and more in downtown Lincoln and across the city. Check out shots from events at 1867 Bar, Hey May Photo, The Aliens, Tugboat, Six-16 and Ill of Cups.
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.
Apply by Dec. 31 to play the our summer concert series in 2020!
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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.
On June 15 the Downtown Lincoln Association is holding the first ever Downtown Family Day. This free event is held at Tower Square, where families will be able to enjoy the day with fun activities.
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.
The Lincoln Calling Duffy’s Backlot Party will be held May 18 at Duffy’s Tavern in Lincoln to help the nonprofit festival, Lincoln Calling, raise money for Give to Lincoln Day.
Production facility tours and free T-shirts will be offered for guests who attend the anniversary ceremony, which is open to the public.
November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 29 @ 1:00 pm
November 8 @ 10:00 am - December 6 @ 1:00 pm
November 15 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 1:00 pm
November 22 @ 10:00 am - December 20 @ 1:00 pm
November 29 @ 10:00 am - December 27 @ 1:00 pm
Submit an event for our Community Calendar here.