Rediscovered Masterpieces: The Music of Robert Owens at UNO

September 28th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Robert Owens, prominent African American composer born in 1925 passed away just this year, but he was relatively unknown in the states until the last decade. Tonight at UNO, Reimer along with pianist Stacie Haneline, cellist Karen Becker, and violist Clark Potter will perform Owens’ work—three American premieres of chamber music, and four pieces written recently by Owens for Reimer, and some selections from Owen’s major influences.

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‘Chapter 5: River’: A Visual Novel

September 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Visual artist Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez, born in Bogota, Colombia, has been a resident of Lincoln for 6 years after a 20 year stay in NYC. Her work has been shown in various Nebraska galleries, including Darger HQ and Project Project in Omaha, and her next exhibition, Chapter 5: River, will open at the Union for Contemporary Art this Friday. The collection builds on her most recent exhibitions, representing a personal and cultural narrative.

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Omaha Council to HyVee: Fix Noise Problem at Linden Market Location

April 20th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Councilwoman Aimee Melton said the 132nd Street and Dodge HyVee location is in violation of the City’s noise ordinances and has been for three years

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Activate85; Grassroots Effort to Raise Voter Turnout

March 30th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

While the nation focuses on the presidential election, a grassroots effort is underway to convince voters in North Omaha to concentrate more on local elections.

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Reinvesting in North Omaha

February 23rd, 2016

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Omaha, NE – During the last decade or so, the skyline around Omaha has been changing. But North Omaha has seen little in the way of reinvestment dollars in decades. …Until now. Ryan Robertson and Brandon McDermott with KVNO News have more in the special series, Reinvesting in North Omaha.

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Reinvesting in North Omaha: An Inertia of Activity

February 18th, 2016

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75 North, a local nonprofit, is laying the groundwork of what a successful public/private partnership could look like.

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