The perfect time for a good scare

Fall officially begins Sept. 21, and with changing weather comes Halloween and the opening of haunted houses around Omaha. Some houses not to miss this year include Shadow's Edge, Mystery Manor and Scary Acres.


Food Services and Campus Recreation to offer cooking, food safety classes

Greg Staskiewicz CONTRIBUTOR University of Nebraska at Omaha Food Services and Campus Recreation have partnered to host free cooking demonstrations to teach students about cooking and...

CultureFest 2011 creates a foundation for diversity

LeAnn Clausen's journey to a booth in the UNO ballroom was a long time coming, but the journey was not hers alone. Hours of genealogical work, a passion for her history and a genuine interest in heritage, all championed and completed by her grandmother, are what brought her to UNO on Feb. 27.


Willie Nelson set to perform at the Holland Center

Living legend Willie Nelson will be making a stop in Omaha for one night only on Monday, April 8 at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
I use the term "living legend" sparingly, but Nelson undoubtedly deserves the title.  He has been continually and very successfully releasing music since 1960, before even some of our parents were born.  
 


UNO Service Learning Workshop promotes female politicians

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR The Thompson Alumni Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Dodge Campus was full of women from all different backgrounds on Oct....

“Haunted Heartland” sends fright to Halloween night

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s student radio station MavRadio is gearing up for their fifth annual “Haunted Heartland” broadcast, which airs from...

Canvas and Cabernet opens in Aksarben

Walking into Canvas and Cabernet, a new addition to the Aksarben area, you might not be sure what you're getting yourself into.
On one side, the walls are covered in seemingly elementary paintings. The walls on the opposite side are lined with artistic masterpieces.  There is a stage and about 20 painting stations.  Keep walking and there are shelves with eclectic items for sale. Keep walking farther, and you'll run into the bar.
At this point, you aren't really sure if you're in a bar, gallery, gift shop or classroom.
The truth is that Canvas and Cabernet is all of these things.  It is an exciting new venue that offers instructed painting "classes" to groups. But, this isn't your average painting class.


Omaha Public Libraries celebrate National Women’s History Month

As Black History Month comes to an end, National Women's History Month is now upon us. This March, the National Women's History Project has chosen "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" as their annual national theme, which celebrates the lives of women across the nation whose lives have impacted the innovative field.
This year, the Omaha Public Library has some big plans to honor the remarkable women of our country.  Throughout March, selected libraries will be hosting a series of free events, exhibits and celebrations.