North Omaha Love Tour

July 7th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Nebraska Tour Company offers culinary and historical tours of some of Omaha’s most iconic neighborhoods, and this Saturday they will host the North Omaha Love Tour. It will be guided by Preston Love Jr., son of famed jazz musician Preston Love Sr., and an ideal candidate for the job.

Featuring Preston Love Jr.

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OPA Introduces Jazz on YOUR Green

July 7th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz on the Green is one of the gems of Omaha summers, and while COVID-19 has complicated this year’s events, festivities aren’t dead in the water.

Featuring OPA President, Joan Squires

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Nebraska Writers Collective Hosting Virtual ‘Write Now’ Workshop

July 2nd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Nebraska Writers Collective has not ended engagement following the pandemic having introduced Write Now, a series of writing workshops featuring guest speakers. Sessions begin this Friday at 12:30pm and will continue weekly through the month of July.

Featuring Nebraska Writers Collective Program Manager Gina Keplinger

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The Pandemic Did Not Stop Artist Danny Reyes to Paint Full Time

June 26th, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

OMAHA – 36 years ago, Reyes and his sister left El Salvador, in the middle of a civil war, under the care of their single mother. Now Reyes has the opportunity to share his talent with many.

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Virtual Events to Discuss Local Ecology

June 20th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—With summer approaching, numerous virtual events will focus on the great outdoors. On June 23 at 10:00am, Fontenelle Forest will present “Understanding Nature: Life in the Wetlands”. Ponds, lakes and wetlands are common in rural areas. From this Facebook video, learn about the wide variety of life that make their homes in and around wetlands.

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Dereck Higgins to Perform at Bemis’ LOW END

June 16th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Nebraska Music Hall of Famer Dereck Higgins will perform this Thursday, June 18, part of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ virtual series broadcasted from their performance space, LOW END. A lifelong musician, Higgins incorporates guitar, bass, and synthesizers, and at times his music can be described as anything ranging from rock or punk to ambient and New Wave. It’s impossible to categorize Higgins’ music and what he’ll be playing, because there’s no emphasis on genre.

Featuring Dereck Higgins

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