‘A Memory Held in You’

(Interview edited and formatted by contributing arts editor Mike Krainak) Last year my family and I saw the Frida Kahlo: Letters and Photographs exhibition at El Museo Latino in Omaha, Nebraska. That is when I met Allegra Hangen, the museum’s Education and Exhibitions Coordinator. We sat down at a craft table and she demonstrated for […]

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American Midwest Ballet adds partners, opens school and readies for new home

When Omaha Theater Ballet (OTB) folded nearly a decade ago, the city lost its lone professional dance company. As the local movement community brooded over the void, Erika Overturff took action. The OTB dancer and resident choreographer, along with colleagues, soon founded Ballet Nebraska, now called American Midwest Ballet (AMB). The new company presented its […]

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UNO’s ‘The Wolves’ has teeth.

Sarah DeLappe’s play “The Wolves” is taking the theatre world by storm. Originally written in 2014 and premiered in 2016 it has quickly become known for its musical dialogue and all-female cast. The play has won numerous awards including being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The play has received productions throughout the US since […]

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