American Midwest Ballet to Release ‘The Nutcracker: Home Cinema Edition’

December 11th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Another local holiday favorite moves online this weekend. American Midwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker, filmed last year, will be streamed on Facebook and Youtube.

Featuring Erika Overturff, Artistic Director and CEO of American Midwest Ballet.

While audiences won’t be able to see the performance in the theater, film has opened up new opportunities in the viewing experience.

Despite being socially distanced, American Midwest Ballet is still finding ways to engage with students.

In addition to The Nutcracker Home Cinema Edition, American Midwest Ballet has responded to the pandemic with the going solo series.

American Midwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker Home Cinema Edition will premiere on Facebook and Youtube Saturday, December 12 at 7:00pm and will run through the 25. For more information, visit AMBallet.org.

‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Presented Virtually

December 4th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Rose Theater will virtually present a Christmas classic starting today, It’s a Wonderful Life. The holiday favorite will be streamed online throughout the month.

Featuring Actor Marcel Daly, playing George Bailey, and Carina DuMarce, Co-Director of Outbound programming and cast member at the Rose.

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New Nurses at Nebraska Medicine

December 4th, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

OMAHA – In times of a pandemic two nurse managers at Nebraska Medicine attempt to fill high-demand work spaces. Lack of workforce and all the extra work continues to generate demand for help

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Durham Presents ‘The Jim Henson Exhibition’

December 3rd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Going on now at the Durham Museum, a tribute to one of the world’s greatest puppeteers. The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.

Featuring Jessica Brummer, Director of Communications at the Durham Museum.

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Nebraska State Penitentiary Covid Outbreaks

December 3rd, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

LINCOLN – Just like the community at large, the prison system in Nebraska has been impacted greatly by COVID-19. It has entered into multiple facilities, spread and affected the most vulnerable.

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Pet Owners in Difficult Times Receive Relief

December 1st, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

OMAHA – Although the process of adopting pets is a little slower than normal right now, people are still seeking to fill gaps of affection left by the lack of socialization.

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