08/31/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Gentrifiers Hate This One Simple Trick: Murder (A Candyman Review)

Candyman is a gobstopper that needed to last longer,
says Reader film critic Ryan Syrek.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Trail Mix Day

Today’s news gives permission to eat the chocolate first: Further development of the state’s proposed health education standards might not happen for some time, the Daily Nebraskan Editorial Board comments on how UNL handles on-campus sexual assault, and some Nebraska college students can major in Cannabis Studies.

Today is the FINAL day to cast your vote for…

Voters will be entered into a drawing for tickets to see Randy Houser at Harrah’s Casino on Sept. 4.

Harper’s Index Facts of the Day

1. Estimated number of registered cryptocurrency lobbyists: 264
2. Estimated amount U.S. consumers reported losing in cryptocurrency scams between October 2020 and March 2021: $80,000,000
3. In scams that involved people impersonating Elon Musk: $2,000,000

Sources: 1. ProPublica (Washington); 2. & 3. Federal Trade Commission (Washington)

Around Omaha

Around Nebraska

Follow Anton for Local Government News

Reporter Anton Johnson is sitting in on the Omaha City Council and Board of County Commissioners meetings today. Follow Anton at @AntonIsWriting for live tweets, and to catch up on important items from today’s agendas.

Reed Moore’s Things To Do: Art Show Guide

~ Gallery 1516 ~

If the art of Nebraska is your primary interest, Gallery 1516 is a must-see destination. This institution exhibits only Nebraska and regional artists, drawing upon its relationship with the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney for artistic direction and vision. Gallery 1516 regularly does historical archeology, such as with Fred Otnes: A CollageLocated at 1516 Leavenworth St., the gallery is closed for installation until Sept. 9 but open by appointment thereafter. To contact Gallery 1516, call (402) 305-1510.

Through Sept. 10, Reed Moore will feature one item each day from Jonathan Orozco’s Art Show Guide. As the delta variant spreads through the community, remember to get fully vaccinated and mask up — even if you’re fully vaxxed — before checking out these shows.

Find more local guides on our Things To Do page.

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