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

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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Nite Caps to Discuss Community Healing

June 12th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Photo courtesy of Carley Scott Fields


Omaha, NE—Most performance organizations and events have had to make changes due to COVID-19, including Nite Caps, a monthly live talk variety show based at downtown’s Outr Spaces.

Featuring Host, Maria Corpuz

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Omaha Community Playhouse’s Rock and Roll Drive in: ‘Rave On!’

June 11th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Beginning tonight, Billy McGuigan and his band will perform a run of his tribute to Buddy Holly, Rave On!. The family friendly—and now Covid-friendly—drive in show at the playhouse is a favorite of McGuigan’s, who has performed many covers of classic rock heroes throughout his career.

Featuring Billy McGuigan

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