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Ragtime – Young Actress Pieper Roeder

Opening on May 31, Director Kimberly Hickman and her cast of 37 volunteer actors have tirelessly been preparing to bring Ragtime to life at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Set in New York in the early 20th century, the plot explores the serious issues of class struggles between immigrants and suburbanites while touching on themes of family, immigration, and integration.

Beyond the Masterworks

Over the last 88 years, Joslyn Art Museum has vaulted well beyond mere “attraction,” establishing itself as a priceless piece in our region’s eclectic arts and cultural array.

We Don’t Coast – We Entertain

Whether on stage or screen, entertainment in Omaha is more than an avenue for diversion; it’s one of the ways we strengthen the community.

PromiseShip: Working in Partnership to Help Families Be Families

Our Omaha community is infinitely stronger because of the hundreds of nonprofits parlaying tight budgets and tireless effort into positive impact. For 10 years now, PromiseShip has been working to elevate our region – by helping families be families.

The Union: Art with an Impact

The Union offers five or more exhibitions per year with a primary focus on women of color in the arts. Not only does The Union display art that is culturally riveting; it also offers a multitude of mediums for visitors to expand their worldview and inspire their own creativity.

Hope Springs Eternal

UNMC discoveries hold key to longer lives after pancreatic cancer diagnosis.No doubt about it: This community cares. That’s part of the reason regional researchers tirelessly tackle some of the most elusive diseases, dread diagnoses and proactive...

A Bridge Between Education and Employment

“The ability of educators to connect and work with our business community and articulate a cohesive message about the importance of education to our economic well-being, for me, is critical. If anyone can do it, Omaha can do it.”

Driven By Technology

Friends and family told him he was going to break his brand-new car – or worse, get himself killed. But, Brevan Jorgenson did it anyway, converting his 2016 Honda Civic into one of Nebraska’s first self-driving cars. That’s how the recent University of Nebraska Omaha grad rolls.

Create. Meaning. Together.

Creativity is better together, and RDG Planning & Design (RDG) takes talent to the next level, as architects, landscape architects, engineers, graphic artists and urban planners with a passion for design and a drive to make a difference.

Overachiever and Overcomer

Overachiever and overcomer, 28-year-old Lydia was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) in January 2001. CF is a progressive and rare genetic disease.”

The Playlist: Our top 10 Jazz Joints

From the early 1920s, Omaha has been home to a vibrant jazz and blues scene with notable venues like The Dreamland Ballroom and The Red Lion shining the spotlight on big names such as Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington.

Rare Air: Asian Highlands Makes Immersive Experience Real

The adventure continues at Omaha’s own, award-winning Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Asian Highlands, set to open May 17, the zoo’s newest addition, allowing visitors a whole new way to explore the foothills of the Himalayas and meet the animals that...

Ride on: An Up-Close Look at Steeds of all Sizes

Walk into the CHI Health Center Omaha in downtown Omaha for The Burlington Capital International Omaha horse show, the familiar smell of hay, the competitive excitement in the air and the sound of children laughing instantly washes over the senses. This year, the International Horse Show jumped into a whole new era to include new vendors, beautifully designed florals and an array of educational stations for children of all ages to learn the ins-and-outs of horses.

SOS in Space

“I love the fact that all these new advances are coming from the state of Nebraska and specifically from Omaha." What Astronauts Do When Injured on the International Space Station Perhaps it is the exposure, isolation, or other factors living in the...