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A series of workshops this month in Omaha look to educate parents and teens on responsible use of social media and smart devices.

India Association of Nebraska reaching out after deadly flooding

Dec 11, 2015

The India Association of Nebraska is reaching out after flooding in India killed more than 300 people.

The great-great-grandson of author Charles Dickens will be in Omaha this week to perform one of his most famous works.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority is considering adding a Ferris wheel, a zipline and party houses in downtown Omaha for next year's College World Series and the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials.

National Veterans Golden Age Games come to Omaha

Aug 7, 2015

More than 800 veterans from 46 states are participating in the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Omaha.

Bemis Center hosting Open House and Open Studios on Saturday

Jul 31, 2015

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will have two locations open Saturday for public tours and events.

Film Streams series explores rock and roll

Jul 10, 2015

An upcoming series at Film Streams focuses on the voices and history of rock and roll.

Great Plains Theatre Conference returns May 23rd

May 18, 2015

29 plays are part of this year’s PlayLab and MainStage at the Great Plains Theatre Conference.

StoryCorps returns to Omaha

Apr 17, 2015

StoryCorps has returned to Omaha, and you’re encouraged to share your story over the next month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the keynote speaker for the University of Nebraska Peter J. Hoagland Lecture next week.

Children's book author Jan Brett coming to Omaha

Dec 5, 2014

The Omaha Public Library is hosting an event Saturday with children’s book author Jan Brett.

While hidden camera shows abound on reality TV, one of the biggest recent hits is “Impractical Jokers” with over two million viewers tuning in every Thursday night.

$6.3 million raised for nonprofits during Omaha Gives

May 22, 2014

Omaha’s second annual day of giving raised twice as much as last year, with triple the participation.

Omaha Gives grows in its second year

May 19, 2014

570 organizations are participating in a 24-hour-long giving event this year.

Omaha's Cinco de Mayo activities begin Tuesday

Apr 28, 2014

An NPR journalist will speak in Omaha this week as part of Cinco de Mayo festivities.

Omaha celebrates Earth Day

Apr 17, 2014

Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday.

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to give a speech in the Omaha area in March.

Events, culture, history of 1968 coming to Omaha's Durham Museum

Jan 30, 2014
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An exhibit opening next week at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes visitors month-by-month through 1968.

Ralston Arena officially opens this weekend

Oct 19, 2012

Ralston’s multi-use sports and events arena opens Sunday.

 

An exhibit on Nebraska’s role in civil rights and a program on the history of the Omaha Star are among events planned at the Omaha Public Library for Black History Month.