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Cultural Continuum 6.11.21

Jun 11, 2021

The SCSO wraps up this season and looks forward to the next, SITP annouces the remainder of the acts for both stages, LAMB Arts opens a musical and the Sioux City Human Rights commission hosts a forum on strengthening community relationships.

Cultural Continuum 6.04.21

Jun 4, 2021

Our 2nd Cultural Continuum back from the pandemic and it's LOADED. Join Steve Smith and Amy MacFarlane and find out how to kick off your summer.

Virtual SITP Part 3

Jul 7, 2020

Adrian Kolbo likes a chance to blow stuff up, we talk to him about the logistics of the fireworks display.  We've also got a lot more terrific music from The Wailers and a special recording of the Avett Brothers amazing set to close out the 2014 Festival.

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 2-21-20

Feb 21, 2020
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The Orient Express makes a stop at the Postal Playhouse in Le Mars, Lil' Ed makes a stop at Vangarde and Eddie the Duck goes wherever he wants.

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 12-13-19

Dec 13, 2019

The New Art SUX Gallery opens up, SPM and LAMB Arts Regional Theater combine forces to bring A Christmas Carol to you, the SCSO swings into Christmas and Vangarde Arts is hopping with bluegrass and comedy.

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 9-20-19

Sep 20, 2019

Western Iowa Tech's GLOW Festival is tonight with DAD playing their last show of the year, there's a HAMFEST as well as a Bacon Fest, Akron hosts a Scarecrow Festival, Nature Calls is at the Convention Center, Jim Schaap gives a talk and The Exchange presents a Sioux City Council Candidate Forum at the library.

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 9-06-19

Sep 6, 2019

Harpsichordist, Jory Viniour kicks off the Morningside College Piano recital series, there are loads of chances to get outside with road trips and walks and golf tournaments and poker runs and do you like coffee? The Mary Treglia Community Garden can hook you up this Sunday.

Dine Out for Education is an day-long event where you can order food at participating eateries and the money goes to help kids in the reduced lunch program in Sioux City Public Schools. Executive Director of the Sioux City Public Schools Foundation, Kari Treinen, has all the details.

Cultural Continuum 8-23-19

Aug 23, 2019

It's a rare community dares to host both a Whiffle Ball Classic and a regional Shriner Convention in the same weekend but here we are, doing that! Also the Sioux City Art Center kicks off a performance series and it's the final Food Truck Friday of the summer.

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.

Food For Thought - Chef Brett McCarthy, Cheese Show

Jul 19, 2019

Everybody's been talking about the moon all week so we're focusing on the principal component of the moon....cheese. (It's made of green cheese, right?) Chef Brett McCarthy from the WITCC Culinary Department drops by to talk with guest host Steve Smith about cheddars, bries, stiltons it's so cheesy!

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.

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