Theater professor Doug Paterson retires after 34 years at UNO

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR All the world’s a stage—and Dr. Doug Paterson, who is retiring in May, proves it. After 43 years of teaching higher education (34 at...

Unexpected visitor becomes more in UNO Theatre’s “Brilliant Traces”

By Danielle Meadows STAFF WRITER A knock on the door of a secluded cabin changes the lives of a lonely man and...

Faculty Q&A with Jeremy Johnson of the Art Department

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Not only a pro assistant professor but a pro art advocate, Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha...

Monarch migration a metaphor for native America in Bemis Center exhibit

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER In fluttering swarms of orange and black, millions of monarchs migrate from Canada to Mexico every year. These butterflies, with only a lifespan...

Art and science collide in KANEKO’s “light” exhibit

By Danielle Meadows Pieces from 12 artists shine inside KANEKO, a gallery space that’s known for being unconventional. The newest exhibit inside the 60,000-square-foot building contains...

UNO public art class embraces uncomfortable world

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER The smell of sawdust lingers in the air inside UNO’s Ceramics and Sculpture Lab as students shape plywood into cringe-worthy words. David Helm...

Playhouse’s “Stupid F*ing Bird” is a sad f*ing comedy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LId9UkUmQQ By Adam Abou-Nasr CONTRIBUTOR Days after World Mental Health Day, the comedy “Stupid F*king Bird” opened at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Almost ironically, all seven characters...

Jave Yoshimoto combines action and art

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Jave Yoshimoto, an art professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been nominated for the Omaha Entertainment & Arts award...