Omaha photographer Joshua Foo partners with The Union for Contemporary Arts to showcase underrepresented LGBTQ+ stories.
Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy National Video Game Day!
From “Pac-Man” to “Call of Duty,” today’s news is aces: A transgender activist from Omaha writes a bestselling memoir, Dr. James Lawler says “the worst part of the pandemic is coming now,” and a Nebraska ranch will transform into a nonprofit that raises bison and develops conservation strategies.
~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~
- Percentage of regular video conference attendees who report experiencing Zoom fatigue: 53
- Percentage of women with Zoom fatigue who ascribe it partly to an increased focus on their own image: 57
- Of men with Zoom fatigue who do so: 35
Source: Jeff Hancock, Stanford University (CA)
- Transgender activist Precious Brady-Davis’s new memoir is an Amazon bestseller in the category of Black biographies. Brady-Davis was raised in Omaha.
- In case you missed it: Today marks one week since the death of David Paladino, founder and CEO of Dino’s Storage and an Omaha landlord whose rental properties sparked controversy.
- Alisha Shelton — a Democrat, mental health counselor and woman of color — will challenge Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon for his District 2 seat in 2022.
- Learn about the first sober bar in Omaha: Detox Sober Lounge.
- Local doctors are worried about sending kids back to school with the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise. They’re also testing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on children.
- According to UNMC’s infectious disease specialist, Dr. James Lawler, “the worst part of the pandemic is coming now.”
- The first statewide journalism nonprofit in Nebraska launches.
- Read about GRiT, the mountain biking organization inspiring young Nebraska girls.
- An 80,000-acre Nebraska ranch will become a nonprofit that raises bison and researches ecosystem conservation strategies.
- Representatives Don Bacon, Jeff Fortenberry and Adrian Smith just submitted over $300 million in earmark requests. Here’s where they want the money to go.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do
~ North O! Art & Events ~
The Union for Contemporary Art
- 2423 N. 24th St.
- (402) 933-3161
The Union offers fellowships and gallery space to some of the most promising artists in North Omaha. Learn more here.
The Daily Funnies: Reed Moore presents two comics today! Click the drawings to see them in their entirety.