2014

Lydia Kang at Comic Con

Writing Is My Second Livelihood

Uncategorized

My path to publication isn’t typical. I’ve always had a passion for literature, arts and the sciences, but didn’t know where it would take me. In college, I remember volunteering at St. Luke’s Emergency Room and helping a patient with AIDS hobble to the bathroom. It was a single moment, but it solidified a decision […]

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Todd Brown work

Somehow ,This Is My Livelihood

Arts, Uncategorized

More and more, I have been describing myself as an artist.  I had always linked that title with some external indication, like income, publication, or time spent in the studio.  Only recently have I come to realize how integral every aspect of my life is to the portion of it which is art.  Removing or […]

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The Art Of Editing Is My Livelihood

Arts, Uncategorized

The weight of my work is in creating videos in Advertising and Marketing – commercials, corporate videos, capital campaign videos etc. The wonderful thing about Clark Creative is that we also get involved with many local arts and nonprofit organizations, including The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The BLUEBARN Theater, KANEKO, Omaha Performing Arts, and […]

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Norfolk hosts state arts reception

Humanities, Uncategorized

By KENT WARNEKE editor@norfolkdailynews.com | Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9:00 am It could be called the perfect storm — in the best possible sense of the term. The collective presence and work of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Nebraska Arts Council and Humanities Nebraska has been of benefit to communities, arts organizations and individuals across […]

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Torch Singing Is My Livelihood

Culture, Uncategorized

About 15 years ago while living in Chicago I came across an online article about fantasy occupations. In the men’s category on the top of the list were Airline Pilot and Professional Baseball Player. On the women’s list, the top fantasy occupation was Lounge Singer. I thought to myself, that’s what I do! There is […]

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Reception next week for statewide arts, humanities officials

Humanities, Uncategorized

Special to the Norfolk Daily News | Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 9:04 am The Norfolk Arts Center will be host to a reception next week designed to provide an opportunity for Norfolkans and area residents to meet representatives of three statewide cultural arts organizations. Special guests will be Marian Fey, the new executive director […]

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Writing is my Livelihood

Culture, Humanities, Uncategorized

My interest in wordplay began in childhood. Growing up in North Omaha I found myself attracted to the wonder of certain words, usually multi-syllabic tongue twisters I heard television talking-heads wittily brandish. I also fell under the near fatal spell of alliteration.

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Fiction is my Livelihood

Culture, Education, Uncategorized

As a farm boy, I was a spectacular failure. I wandered off from my chores, lost in imagination, mumbling to myself as I walked in circles. Today such a child would be drugged and counseled. My parents, however, let me roam; one of the paths I trod through a patch of weeds is still weedless […]

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Theatre Is My Livelihood

Arts, Uncategorized

I sometimes have trouble throwing things away.  I still have this ratty (but exceedingly comfortable) t-shirt that I picked up in high school.  The lettering on the front reads, “If you love me, tell me a story.”  I like the simplicity of it.  It sounds like the truth.

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Arts Advocacy Is My Livelihood

Arts, Education, Uncategorized

Gretchen Peters serves on the Advisory Board of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. To learn more about what the NCE does: http://www.nebraskaculturalendowment.org/ There is something about hanging art on a wall in your house.  It reflects who you are, what you’re interested in, what you see as beautiful or provocative. It can hang there for a […]

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