Arts Calendar

Cultural Continuum 3-13-20

Mar 13, 2020

The Symphony has been postponed but there are still things you can do. Join Steve Smith and Amy Roth and remember to call ahead as some events may have been postponed or cancelled.

Cultural Continuum 3-06-20

Mar 6, 2020

The SCSO Concert Master performs for Sioux City Chamber Music on Sunday, also you can head to Snyder's Bend Park for a waterfowl migration watch and The Line Becomes a River is discussed in South Sioux. Plus find out how Picasso might paint you at the Sioux City Art Center.

Cultural Continuum 2-28-20

Feb 28, 2020

The 63rd Annual Siouxland Home Show continues through the weekend. There are a couple of theater offerings in places other than Sioux City. There's more Chicago Blues at Vangarde. Russ Gifford talks suffragettes at WIT and the USD Symphony Orchestra plays a world premiere.

Cultural Continuum 2-14-20

Feb 14, 2020

The Symphony awakens from its winter slumber and they rock out to the music of Queen! Also bluesman Mike Zito plays at Vangarde, it's a One-Act Showcast at LAMB and it's Backyard Bird Count Weekend!

Cultural Continuum 1-31-20

Jan 31, 2020

Shelby Pierce from sits down with Steve as they peek into what's happening in February and this very last day of Januray and they discuss everything from soul singers to snowmen to slacker spiders.

Cultural Continuum 1-24-20

Jan 24, 2020

Okoboji Winter Games are in full swing at the Iowa Lakes, Dinosaurs light up the Unity Christian Knight Center in Orange City and a comedy troupe takes to the stage at Vangarde.

Cultural Continuum 1-17-20

Jan 17, 2020

The Kee Live Music Festival gets underway Friday in Cherokee, the University of Okoboji Winter Games cranks up Thursday, and there are two new exhibits at the Clay County Heritage Center. In the metro area, MLK Day is Monday and the NAACP is putting on a big event at The First Congregational Church. Find out more on our first Cultural Continuum of the year.

Cultural Continuum 12-06-19

Dec 6, 2019

Christmas at Morningside, The Northwestern College Vespers, A Briar Cliff Christmas and the USD Symphony's presentation of the Nutcracker Suite are all happening this weekend. Jack Klatt brings roots rock to Vangarde and a bunch of local bands pretend to be other bands at the Marquee.

Cultural Continuum 11-22-19

Nov 22, 2019

Shelby Pierce joins Steve Smith for a Cultural Continuum starting to reflect the holidays a bit with some Christmas music and a pair of Holiday Parades. The Coservatory attempts a World Record for Bohemian Rhapsody participation and USD has theater AND opera.

Cultural Continuum 11.15-19

Nov 15, 2019

Shawn Holt leads the Teardrops for a new generation of Chicago Blues you can see them at Vangarde Arts. Klaire Lockheart and Pauline Sensenig both open shows at the Sioux City Art Center and Shot in the Dark and LAMB both have shows this weekend.

Cultural Continuum 11.08.19

Nov 8, 2019

Johnny Winter's hand-picked side man, Paul Nelson returns to Vangarde Arts. Learn how to make rope at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. We celebrate Spring with the SCSO and we'll try our hand at pickin' and grinnin' at the Betty Strong Encounter Center.

Cultural Continuum 11-01-19

Nov 1, 2019

Comedy Rocks or..."Rox", coffee is pretty great too plus there are a few art shows to check out and SPM hosts another candidate forum, this time it's for next week's Sioux City School Board election.

Cultural Continuum 10-18-19

Oct 18, 2019

Another movie night with the SCSO with Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas played on the Orpheum screen while the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra plays the score, live. Also the DRC's Zombie Walk and Blood Crawl, and an author talks about Iowa POW camps during WWII.

Cultural Continuum 10-11-19

Oct 11, 2019

If you're hungry, you might try the Art Center, ARTilicious is tonight. Also there are a so many Fall Fest events we could only list a select few, and the Sanford Museum hosts a lecture on US/China/Iowa trade. 

Cultural Continuum 10-04-19

Oct 4, 2019
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The Sioux City International Film Festival and the 16th Annual Kingdom of Riverssance are both happening this weekend in and around your usual assortment of theater, art and live music. Plus Brioux City hosts the 2nd annual Briouxfest.

Cultural Continuum 9-27-19

Sep 27, 2019

Scottish percussionist, Evelyn Glennie helps the SCSO kick off their 104th season. There's Detroit soul at Vangarde, the Art Center has a grand re-opening and things are getting corny in Danbury and the Sioux City International Film Festival opens at the Promenade.

Cultural Continuum 9.13.19

Sep 13, 2019

The Clay County Fair wraps up, an Art in the Park at Latham Park, Chicago Blues at Vangarde, Pork and Bands at The Fruited Plain and the sport of Kings comes to South Sioux City.

Cultural Continuum 8-16-19

Aug 16, 2019

Pass the hard tack, reenactors will stage what it was like during the Lewis & Clarke Expedition this weekend for the annual Sgt. Floyd Memorial Encampment. Also the Le Mars Postal Playhouse spread Rumors and it's a Bald the Knight event for Riverssaince.

Cultural Continuum 8-02-19

Aug 2, 2019

We've got two county fairs, blues at Vangarde Arts, Samantha Fish does a show at Preservation Plaza. Also at the Lakes, legendary comedy troupe, The Second City plays Pearson Lakes Arts Center, and Okoboji Summer Theatre heads into the home stretch. Back in Sioux City it's African Night at 1st United Methodist Church.

Cultural Continuum 7-26-19

Jul 26, 2019

We have our first county fair sighting, Makerspace Sioux City has lots to offer and the New Stage Players stage Newsies.

Cultural Continuum 7-19-19

Jul 19, 2019
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The Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation hosts an open house to honor flight 232 today, also theater, Dowtown Live, comedy and Celtic wire braiding.

Cultural Continuum 7-12-19

Jul 11, 2019
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Sioux City Community Theatre goes Into the Woods, whilst Okoboji Summer theater prefers a Hot Tin Roof for its venue. The Iguanas play Downtown Live, there's a great big car show and the Museum takes a look back at Flight 232, 30 years on.

Cultural Continuum 6-28-19

Jun 28, 2019

Joanne Fox joins Steve for this week's edition of summer fun, Okoboji Summer Theatre, Downtown Live, Mardi Gras Festivale and triple digit heat indices! 

Cultural Continuum 6-14-19

Jun 14, 2019

Kris Lager Band is always a big draw and they are in South Sioux City for Cardinal Festival Days, also Jon Wayne brings his band, The Pain to the Downtown Live Stage to kick off a summer of Friday night show by the Sioux City Public Museum. You screaming for ice cream? Le Mars has you covered, it's Ice Cream Days, you know. Plus there's loads of theater going on and the Hard Rock teams up with the Sioux City Conservatory of Music.

Cultural Continuum 6-07-19

Jun 7, 2019

Joanne Fox joins Steve for this first Cultural Continuum of June. Every week things get a little more like summertime.

Cultural Continuum 5-31-19

May 31, 2019
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Cultural Continuum 5-17-19

May 17, 2019
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Check your shoes for splinters, the Orange City Tulip Festival is underway! Don Reese spreads the funny at Vangarde, the Green Thumb Plant Sale is today and a century of Municipal Bands on display at the museum.

Cultural Continuum 5-03-19

May 3, 2019

Cultural Continuum returns after a bit of a layoff and it's Cinco de Mayo this week.  Also Watermelon Slim returns to Vangarde and Sioux City Chamber Music Association wraps up the year with a look ahead to a Carnegie Hall concert with a couple of gents with Sioux City ties.

Cultural Continuum 4.12.19

Apr 12, 2019

Morningside College looks at the world from the vantage point of a Gen Z'er, there's Didgeridoo and Morlix at Vangarde Arts, the final weekend of Small Jokes about Monsters at LAMB.

Cultural Continuum 4-05-19

Apr 5, 2019

One Book One Siouxland continues, Tolerance Week begins, the Sioux City Symphony has two composers, a DJ and a Grammy winnig Soprano not to mention an after-party in the Woodbury County Court House and you can learn how to play the tin sandwich at Vangarde Arts.

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