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Their Woodstock: Cather Fans in Red Cloud for Spring Conference

May 30, 2018
The 63rd annual Willa Cather Spring Conference begins on Thursday, May 31, in Red Cloud, Nebraska. It’s a yearly gathering of Cather super-fans and... more››

Nebraska Students Get Lesson in Civil Discourse at State Capitol

March 22, 2018
In an age of constant information, it’s not always easy for young people to form solid and informed opinions about important domestic and global... more››

Nebraska Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Cather's "My Antonia"

February 14, 2018
One-hundred years ago this year, novelist Willa Cather’s classic on life in late 19th century Nebraska was published and became one of her most... more››

New Exhibit at Durham Museum Highlights Historic Omaha Women

February 2, 2018
A new exhibit that opens Saturday at the Durham Museum in Omaha shines a light on women who have done extraordinary things to help the city become... more››

UNMC Crime Study Turns Into Production at KANEKO in Omaha

January 30, 2018
It’s not often that an academic study on crime turns into a theatrical production, but that’s just what’s happening tomorrow night in Omaha when “... more››

UNMC Crime Study Turns Into Production at KANEKO in Omaha

January 30, 2018
It’s not often that an academic study on crime turns into a theatrical production, but that’s just what’s happening tomorrow night in Omaha when “... more››

She Has a Type: Old Market Poet Is a Throwback

January 5, 2018
Writer Britny Cordera is a living anachronism. Dressed in retro clothing from secondhand stores, she is a frequent sight on the sidewalks of Omaha’s... more››

Growing Inspiration On Art Farm In Central Nebraska

December 27, 2017
In the middle of a cornfield in central Nebraska, an oasis of art is growing. Art Farm, situated off a long dirt road outside the small town of... more››

Old Is New Again at Dundee Theater in Omaha

December 1, 2017
After nearly a year of major renovations, the historic Dundee Theater in Omaha is set to reopen later today. Built in 1925, it’s been a nearly... more››

Fire-Damaged Omaha Mural Ready to Return Home

November 21, 2017
A 65-year-old mural damaged in a fire at the Sons of Italy Hall in Omaha earlier this year will look a lot better when it’s returned to its home in... more››

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