Got You Covered

Aiming to deconstruct violence and oppression in our current political and social situation through the intersection of surveillance, weaponry and consumerism, Lincoln-based artist couple Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez and Charley Friedman present new work at The Garden of the Zodiac Gallery. Titled after the infamously designed prison, Panopticon, which continues through February 7, considers how citizens of […]

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Police Shooting Deemed Justifiable, Douglas County Health Reports Improved COVID-19 Numbers, New Charges In Bellevue Sonic Shooting, Nebraska Inmate Dies With COVID-19 and More Local News for Tuesday, November 24

11/24/20 • Day 72 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Use of Force Justified in Police Killing of Kenneth Jones, Chief Says From the time Omaha police officers stopped the car, to the moment Kenneth Jones hit the ground with four bullet wounds, one minute […]

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Bear Witness

Amplify Arts will depart from its usual schedule of regional personal or conceptual shows in its Generator Space this November when it co-hosts a national exhibit of significant social and political advocacy. Organized along with the School of Integrative Global Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Office of Latino/Latin America Studies (OLLAS) at […]

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Bemis Auction Goes Virtual

Among the many challenges that visual arts organizations now face is how to modify or reimagine the major fundraising events that are the backbone of their fiscal health. This is true for the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, whose fun and highly anticipated annual benefit art auction is always successful in raising both funds and […]

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Building ‘Community’

Following an experimental calendar, Kaneko will open its doors to the public with Community, a series of exhibitions starting October and closing November in conjunction with its annual fundraiser, Soirée Season. Selected artists come from Jun Kaneko’s creative inner circle, like the internationally-recognized glass artist Therman Statom, Mexico City-based studio assistant Juan Sanchez and area […]

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Thyme’s Up

Fresh out of Thyme National health food store Fresh Thyme has announced several closures in the last year, including a Lakeside location in 2019. The three remaining Nebraska locations have found themselves on the chopping block, and are now facing their final month. Two Omaha locations, one at 150th and Maple and another at 132nd […]

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Vision of a Blind Man

A Blind Man’s Vision by Michael Braunstein Do you wear glasses? According to the group called the Vision Council of America, 75 percent of us do. Take that number with a big grain of salt since that “council” is an organ for the optical industry that makes glasses and “vision correction” lenses. Which brings up […]

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Omaha Police Union President Under Fire, Applications for Rental Assistance Soar, Omaha Police Officer Terminated, Nebraska Still Hasn’t Accepted Federal Unemployment Aid and More Top Local News for Thursday, September 3

9/03/20 • Day 74 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Omaha Police Union President Liked Tweets Justifying Police Violence, Disparaging Protesters View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about thousands applying for rental assistance, an Omaha police officer facing […]

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Celebrating Marshall Taylor, Thousands Request Rental Assistance, Teachers Protest the Lack of Safety Regulations for Reopening Schools and More Top Local News for Tuesday, August 4

8/04/20 • Day 44 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook In Remembrance of Marshall Taylor Walter Vincent Brooks celebrates the life of Marshall Taylor, the founder of the Aframerican Bookstore and a quiet legend of North Omaha. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today […]

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