Omaha Lit Fest Returns

September 12th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Omaha Lit Fest, an annual event that welcomes writers and readers from across the country is returning this weekend. Originally created by area novelist Timothy Schaffert, the event had been on hiatus but revived by Ted and Nicole Wheeler of the Dundee Company Roving Book Store.

Featuring Ted and Nicole Wheeler

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Artist’s Coop Opens ‘Charmingly Twisted’

September 3rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight, the Artist Cooperative Gallery will open their next exhibition, Charmingly Twisted, featuring Jean Welborn and Cindy Rae Mathiasen.

Featuring Cindy Rae Mathiasen

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Team Human Live Comes to Omaha

August 13th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—He’s written over a dozen books on every part of contemporary society, including media, economics, and social systems, and now Douglas Rushkoff is coming to Omaha to engage with some of the city’s most creative minds.

Featuring Media Theorist Douglas Rushkoff

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Culture Con, New Millennial Arts Festival Saturday

August 10th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Saturday, August 10 is the first Omaha Culture Con Music and Arts festival at River West Park in Elkhorn. Its mission is to bring together not just the Omaha Metro Area, but a whole generation. And they’ve only had a few months to prepare.

Featuring Teresa Stastny and Nick Coleman, AKA Bravo

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6th New American Arts Festival in Benson Friday

August 1st, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This week’s Benson First Friday, or BFF, celebrates a group that is deeply active in all facets of Omaha’s arts and culture. The New American Arts Festival highlights the arts, artisanal crafts, music, and cuisine of the area’s immigrant and refugee community, and the festival continues to grow, entering its 6th year. Lutheran Family Services Outreach Specialist, Brittany Steigner.

Featuring Lutheran Family Serves Outreach Specialist Brittany Steigner.

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Pulitzer Prize Winner, Jennifer Egan Comes to Omaha

July 16th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—One of this century’s most recognized voices in fiction, Jennifer Egan will appear at Kaneko this Thursday to read from her latest novel, Manhattan Beach. It’s the second installment of the Passages series, a new collaboration between UNO and Kaneko welcoming some of today’s most respected writers to Omaha.

Featuring Kevin Clouther, Program Coordinator of UNO’s MFA in writing.

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