KVNO Classical 90.7 reached out to listeners through pledge drive

On March 19, Omaha's award-winning commercial-free radio station KVNO Classical 90.7 FM celebrated its 40 years of broadcasting and kicked off its Spring Membership Drive.


Win a date with The Bachelorette’s Wes Hayden

Calling all fans of ABC's hit television show, "The Bachelorette." Wes Hayden will be at Regency Court Mall from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 looking to take one special lady out on the town.


Raising Cane’s opening Thursday

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of commotion in Omaha with the coming of the long awaited Chick-Fil-A.  
But, on Jan. 31 some new chicken competition will hit the Omaha market.  Raising Cane's, a fast food joint that specializes in chicken strips, will open its doors on 72nd and Dodge.  
The Omaha location will be the company's third Nebraska franchise, with the other two locations in Lincoln.  
 


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.


Artist raises awareness about capital punishment

The death penalty has always been a hot topic issue in the United States. There are currently 34 states with the death penalty, with Nebraska being one of them. One artist who doesn't believe in the death penalty is taking a stand to try and abolish capital punishment entirely.


The Pizza Shoppe Collective to host Toons & Brews

The Benson Theatre Project will be hosting a special Toons & Brews event on Feb. 22 at the Pizza Shoppe Collective in Benson.  
Toons & Brews will feature works by artist Jeff Koterba, beer tastings provided by New Belgium Brewing and food from The Pizza Shoppe.
The exhibit will open at 7pm, and Koterba will be giving a talk at 8pm.
 


Omaha Fashion Week’s spring show struts to Kaneko

Named one of the 10 "coolest" Midwest cities by MSN.com earlier this year, Omaha absolutely deserves the title.
Coming far from being considered a "beef-infused" farm state, the Omaha metro has become a petri dish for culture and creativity, encouraging entrepreneurship and professional advancement.
 


James Freeman speaks on civil rights

International Studies and Programs presented James Freeman (director of multicultural affairs at UNO) for Conversational and Culture Hour on Jan. 24. CC hour is a weekly program that gives international students the opportunity to practice English and interact with Americans.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mr. Freeman spoke about the Civil Rights movement and his personal experiences. In the MBSC Dodge room, there was a good crowd attending, with people of every different race, age and gender.
Freeman's experiences were captivating. Freeman was very happy to see so many diverse people at UNO.