UNO Theatre Presents: The Clearing by Helen Edmundson

Kimberly Gau CONTRIBUTOR When faced with life or death, decisions about love and loyalty suddenly become challenging. This is the reality for the characters in UNO...

OCP’s all-star production welcomes you into their swamp

Hailey Stessman CONTRIBUTOR It was opening weekend for Omaha Community Playhouse’s rendition of “Shrek The Musical,” a family inclusive experience with audience interactive moments and a...

Playhouse’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ loses magic of classic film

Adam Abou-Nasr Contributor A movie can sometimes capture a moment so perfectly that it transports an audience decades through time to the theater during its original...

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...