Culture

LaVon’s Legacy

Arts, Culture, Government, Humanities

State Sen. LaVon Crosby of Lincoln, OMAHA WORLD-HERALD STAFF PHOTO BY JEFFREY Z. CARNEY. FOR USE WITH LESLIE REED FEATURE. One of the synonyms for the word legacy is, gift; something given freely, no recompense. Another is endowment. As I pause in my hurried schedule to remember our Honorary Board Chair, LaVon Crosby, it is […]

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Fostering New Scripts Is My Livelihood

Arts, Culture

The Other Sewing Circle by Marie Amthor  (One Last Time, Just Us #4-photo by Roxanne Wach) Beth’s Story During my junior year of college I had the opportunity to intern for Dr. Amy Lane at the Omaha Community Playhouse for a new program she was developing called 21 & Over. The purpose of this program […]

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Music Is My Livelihood

Culture

Daniel Martinez in concert Photo by Stephen McAlister Daniel’s Story Music has been an important part of my family’s life since I was a child. For my 14th birthday, my mother gave me an old guitar and I started playing. When I was singing, it felt like I was following someone else’s rules. But when […]

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Omaha Gives! 2016

Arts, Culture, Uncategorized

Omaha Gives! is an annual 24-hour charitable challenge to benefit metro-area nonprofits. This community give-together begins at midnight on May 25 with a minimum gift of only $10.

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Creating A Sense Of Community Through The Arts Is My Livelihood.

Arts, Culture

Emily’s Story Last year, I made a decision to leave a career in healthcare and become an Executive Director of an arts non-profit.  Not exactly the career path I expected to follow when I started practicing physical therapy 15 years ago.  But after much careful thought and consideration about what felt deeply important to me, […]

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Theatre is my livelihood

Arts, Culture, Education, History, Uncategorized

  Pippa’s Story: Theatre is my livelihood                                                       My “Know I Should”                                                                                                        My “Always Would.”                                              

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My Livelihood Is Music

Arts, Culture, Uncategorized

James’ Story: As President and CEO of the Omaha Symphony, I help the orchestra fulfill its mission to enrich people’s lives by offering them the experience of live orchestral music.

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A Year End Message From The Executive Director

Arts, Culture, Humanities, Uncategorized

I hope you have been able to enjoy some of the many arts and humanities programs available during this holiday season all across Nebraska. Last year my family visited the Stuhr Museum for Christmas Past and Present. It was well worth the drive from Omaha to experience the magic of Railroad Town by lantern light! […]

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LAWYERING IS MY LIVELIHOOD

Arts, Culture, Education, Humanities, Uncategorized

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln sculpted by Daniel Chester French (1850–1931).  Located at the State Capitol Building, Lincoln, NE David’s Story Did you know that a Nebraska lawyer, Frank M. Hall, played a role in the design of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.? I thought of Hall as I pondered how my life as a […]

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Conversation Is My Livelihood

Culture, Education, Humanities

Mike, Russell, and John – Dannebrog – 8.17.15 copyright Stuart Chittenden Stuart’s Story As an expat Brit new to Omaha ten years ago, I wanted to crack open the rigid carapace of “Nebraska nice” and reveal the intimacy of a people’s truer characters. In 2010 my wife and I began hosting conversation salons in our […]

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