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June 14th, 2023

‘The Steel House’ Attracts Followers From Far Away

Last month, Mayor Jean Stothert along with other important figures in the community and many more, gathered for the grand opening of the Steel House. On the day of the […]

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June 13th, 2023

Omaha Community Playhouse Opens Mobile Sensory Theatre

The Omaha Community Playhouse has launched VROOM! Mobile Sensory Theatre. This traveling theatre experience is designed for children with autism or other sensory sensitivities.

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Omaha Symphonic Chorus. Image provided by Omaha Symphonic Chorus

June 12th, 2023

‘Omaha Symphonic Chorus’ Fundraiser

The Omaha Symphonic Chorus has been around since 1946. It was founded as the Apollo Club by the UNO Dean of the School of Music of that time and about 50 years ago it changed name. Omaha Symphonic Choir Fundraiser Gala on July 15, 2023 at The Sons of Italy Hall.

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'Respect' Omaha Community Playhouse. Image property of OCP

June 9th, 2023

‘Respect’ is Back at The Community Playhouse

‘Respect’ is the last show of this season, and The Community Playhouse typically casts local actors. All the actors for this production are from Omaha and 3 are returning actors.

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The Nexy chapter Logo. Image Provided by The Next Chapter

June 7th, 2023

Monthly Book Review by Shelly Mutum, Owner of The ‘Next Chapter Bookstore’

Shelly Mutum grew up reading books at the bookstore her family owned in Hastings Nebraska, and she has always loved books.

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June 6th, 2023

Durham Museum Honors Memorial Park

On June 5, 1948, one day before the fourth anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, the citizens of Omaha welcomed President Harry S. Truman to formally dedicate the World War II Memorial Park to the people of Douglas County.

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Tres Mujeres de Musica. Image provided By Rocio Valle-Lucero

June 5th, 2023

‘Three Women of Music’ From Nebraska to Chihuahua

Tres Mujeres de Musica or Three Women of Music, is an educational and cultural connection between the Midwest and three different places in Mexico. The Ideas came about one day while Valle-Lucero and Unger were practicing in her living room.

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June 2nd, 2023

The Omaha Symphony Ends Its Season This Weekend

Maestro Ankush Kumar Bahl is finishing his second season with the Omaha Symphony. He describes it as a growing relationship between the symphony and the community.

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Yurij Fedynskyj. Image provided by Orest lechnowsky.

May 31st, 2023

The ‘Kobzar’s Prayer’ For a Country in Crisis

Yuriy Fedynsky is a Ukrainian-American composer. He grew up in Indiana, and his mother and grandparents came from Ukraine. When he was 16, Fedynsky made it to “The Music Camp Kobzarska Sich” in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, and became highly interested in the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus.

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