Listen for a Change

Trinity Institute (TI2016) is an annual conference held in NYC, but you have the opportunity to attend this conference right here in Omaha. The Center for Faith Studies is hosting this three-day conference via webcast. On Thursday, Jan. 21 the conference will begin with Mass featuring work of Netsayi and preaching by Bishop Michael Curry. Dinner will be served after the service with keynote Michele Norris. Trinity...

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Raise the Roots

Raise the Roots, an organization aiming to educate Omahans and strike up conversations about regional sustainability issues, is hosting a community event this coming Sunday, Jan. 17. With the desire to not only discuss the issues and educate the residents of Omaha, but truly change our way of living in this city, Raise the Roots hosts events that are designed around these ideals. Live music, local food, art,...

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Making community and conversation where you find it

Last August Stuart Chittenden traversed Neb. to test drive the idea that interpersonal communication is intrinsic to building community. 

He called the project "A Couple of 830 Mile Long Conversations." With support from Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment,  the Omaha Creative Institute, plus Indie GoGo funding, he set out to meet Nebraskans where they are. He communed in bars, bakeries, cafes,...

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Looking back, looking forward…

When you think back on 2015, what are the first things that pop into your head? Quick like a bunny. What are your most important memories of the past year?

The first things that pop into my head:

— The Paris massacre. Bleak television reports of kids at a rock concert getting gunned down in cold blood by terrorists. The scene in my mind is horrific — kids just like the ones I see at local rock shows running and...

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Billy and Company

When Billy McGuigan asked, “How many virgins here tonight?”, a few hands went up and nobody shouted, “None of your business.”

He wasn’t wondering about their sex life. Just checking the full house to see how many were attending his Yesterday and Today Beatles experience for the first time. Since Billy packed the Omaha Community Playhouse in 2001 with his title role in the musical Buddy, he’s been back every season,...

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Fashion Show: Christmas At Capitol

Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is at it again, the 27th Annual Christmas at Capitol Fashion show will take place at the Embassy Suites in La Vista. This is a Hair, Makeup and Fashion show, attend this event and be awed by all esthetics. There are three levels of tickets you are able to purchase. $10 General Admission will get you into the show, but you will not be assigned a specific seat. A $25 ticket...

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Giving for the greater good

Omaha's philanthropic community is known for its unusual generosity.

Some attribute this largess to the small town feel of a city where relationships still matter and where it's possible to rally people around a good idea or cause. Others point to the concentration of several wildly successful companies grown here that give back. Then there's the metro's large number of wealthy families, some of whom acquired their...

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