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Lincoln’s Asian Community Center to host Lunar New Year Celebration

Lincoln’s Asian Community and Cultural Center will transform the Lancaster Event Center into a fair of food, song, dance and New Year celebrations on February 23rd. The event runs from 1 until 4 p.m. and welcomes all people and cultures to celebrate the Lunar New Year together.

Photos: February First Friday

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 Presents Nebraska Exposed 2019

On March 13, 2019, the fourth annual Nebraska Exposed showcase joins the Midwest Music Foundation’s annual four-day, two-stage event, MidCoast Takeover taking 11 acts to Austin, Texas.

3rd annual Women’s March to take place on Jan. 27

After being postponed, the Third Annual Women's March is set to take place on Jan. 27 in Lincoln. KZUM Programs Earth To Lincoln and The Servative Hour featured organizers of The Women's March on their programs on Jan. 15.

KZUM Backtrack: Best of 2018

The year in review by KZUM programmers: albums, singles, live shows and more. With KZUM's 40th year coming to a close, we asked our programmers to submit their year-end lists of albums, songs, live shows and more from 2018. Compiled here are their responses, which also include top music videos and some momentous occasions. Thank you for supporting 40 years of community radio! We can't wait to bring you more in 2019. Happy New Year!

Photos: First Friday 12.7.18

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.

First Friday Calendar: Dec. 7, 2018

The year's final First Friday brings dozens of gallery openings, special exhibits, live music events more, from downtown to across Lincoln. Check out our rundown of happenings and a map to find your way.

Remembering John Walker

Longtime Lincoln musician Dr. John Walker passed away on Nov. 19. We invited many of his friends and fellow performers to contribute their thoughts, gathered here.

That’s What She Wrote – A Conversation with Betty Levitov

Host Cinnamon Dokken speaks with Betty Levitov about early reading experiences that sparked her interest in Africa, her time in Africa as a young teacher (with a 5 month old baby!), teaching African Literature as a white woman, the numerous trips to Africa that she made with groups of students - and writing her memoir about those trips