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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 3-22-19

Mar 22, 2019

Blues, bluegrass and bees this week on Cultural Continuum. Plus LOADS of live theater from Wakefield to Le Mars and Master Chorale and Choral Union unite for a Sunday performance.

Cultural Continuum 3-15-19

Mar 15, 2019

Sioux City Rockestra is back! Also there's theater all over the place, there's Celtic music to celebrate the man that drove the rats out of Ireland, and Siouxland Civic Dance presents Cinderella.

Cultural Continuum 2-22-19

Feb 22, 2019

Both the Sioux City Symphony and the Cherokee Symphony are performing this weekend. Plus Sioux City Community Theatre hosts a variety show in honor of Black History Month and LAMB Arts Regional Theater performs off-site and backwards.

Cultural Continuum 2-01-19

Feb 1, 2019

Shelby Pierce joins Steve on this February 1st, Cultural Continuum. Lots of Jazz, a Conservatory recital at Vangarde, the Empty Bowls moves into the Sioux City Convention Center.

Cultural Continuum 1-25-19

Jan 25, 2019

Broomball, fireworks, chili, something called mega snow pong and big ol' kites just a few of the many activities going on at the Lakes this weekend. Last chance to see Aladdin Jr. at LAMB and Rumors at Sioux City Community Theatre plus Lil' Red and the Medicated Moose drop a CD.

Cultural Continuum 11-16-18

Nov 16, 2018

The Second City shows the orchestra how to conduct themselves (even though they have a perfectly capable conductor) lots of live theater (including an opera) and the library unloads some books just in time for the holidays.

Cultural Continuum 10-19-18

Oct 19, 2018
Janus Films

A big Pride event in Orange City this weekend, WITCC hosts a Zombie Walk followed by a blood crawl, which is kind of like a pub crawl, except Halloweenier. There's a CROP Walk too and where in the heck is Sixto Rodriguez? The NMM goes Searching for Sugarman in Vermillion.

Mars, our neighbor.

May 17, 2018

This summer, Mars will highlight the night sky as it will be closer and brighter than it has been in years.  In honor of this, this week we’ll continue talking about Mars.  Mars is named after the Roman god of war, presumably due to its red color and reds association with blood and violence.  Mars gets its red color from the large amount of iron oxide in the soil of Mars; we know iron oxide better as rust.  How exactly Mars’ soil was oxidized is still a bit of mystery that is connected to the speculation of ancient life on Mars, but that discussion will be saved for another week in the nea

Today we will conclude the astronomical tale of how the motion of Mars arguably sparked the origin of modern astronomy and science.  Last week we discussed how Nicolaus Copernicus presented a heliocentric, or Sun-centered, model of the universe with the all the planets, including Earth and Mars, orbiting the Sun.  But Copernicus’ model was not well received because it did not predict the positions of the planets much better than Ptolemy’s geocentric, or Earth-centered, model, and religious influences during the time period also wanted to maintain that the Earth was the center of the univer

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