Ken Ludwig’s Comedy, “Leading Ladies” Comes to the Omaha Community Playhouse

April 12th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Omaha Community Playhouse will present Leading Ladies will begin its run at the Omaha Community Playhouse this Friday, April 14th.

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The Nebraska Wind Symphony Celebrates 40 Years

April 7th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Nebraska Wind Symphony will host its 40th anniversary celebration concert this weekend, Sunday, April 9th at 3:00pm at the Omaha Conservatory Music.
The Wind Symphony unites eighty adult amateur musicians in the area to perform events for the community. Larry MacTaggart, music director and percussionist with the wind symphony, is enthusiastic about this weekend’s performance.

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A Masterworks concert of “Prodigies” featuring Ken-David Masur with the Omaha Symphony

April 7th, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

“I think that a piece of music, in our minds, one that we know very well, is like a house that we live in. So, the more pieces of music you have, the more homes you feel you are inhabiting. It’s in your memory….

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Friday Faculty Focus: Danae Dinkel

April 7th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – KVNO reporter Brandon McDermott visited with Dr. Danae Dinkel on this week’s Friday Faculty Focus. Dinkel is an assistant professor at the Health Physical Education & Recreation building at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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LGBT antidiscrimination debate touches on religion, business; Whiteclay beer stores focus of hearing

April 6th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Arguments about religious freedom and the business climate dominated legislative debate over a proposal to outlaw job discrimination against LGBT people. And the Liquor Control Commission heard testimony about whether there is adequate law enforcement to continue beer sales in the troubled reservation border town of Whiteclay.

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Governor criticizes prison funding cuts; cost of off-year elections hit

April 6th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Gov. Pete Ricketts is criticizing senators for cutting proposed funding for prisons. And the head of the Legislature’s Government Committee says holding off-year elections in Lincoln and Omaha wastes taxpayer dollars.

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