events Joslyn Castle's Janice Pickering chats with Mike Hogan about the Speakeasy Series By Mike Hogan • Jan 10, 2018 George Joslyn loved to entertain in what is considered the “original man cave.” Do Space, OPS workshops focus on responsible digital citizenship By Katie Knapp Schubert • Mar 3, 2016 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 11, 2015 The India Association of Nebraska is reaching out after flooding in India killed more than 300 people. Charles Dickens' great-great-grandson performing A Christmas Carol in Omaha By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 2, 2015 The great-great-grandson of author Charles Dickens will be in Omaha this week to perform one of his most famous works. Officials consider Ferris Wheel, zipline for downtown Omaha By Associated Press • Oct 28, 2015 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 18, 2015 29 plays are part of this year’s PlayLab and MainStage at the Great Plains Theatre Conference. StoryCorps returns to Omaha By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 17, 2015 StoryCorps has returned to Omaha, and you’re encouraged to share your story over the next month. New York Mayor de Blasio to visit Nebraska, Iowa next week By Associated Press • Apr 11, 2015 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 5, 2014 The Omaha Public Library is hosting an event Saturday with children’s book author Jan Brett. Impractical Jokers tour coming to Omaha By Michael Lyon • Sep 26, 2014 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 19, 2014 570 organizations are participating in a 24-hour-long giving event this year. Omaha's Cinco de Mayo activities begin Tuesday By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 28, 2014 An NPR journalist will speak in Omaha this week as part of Cinco de Mayo festivities. Omaha celebrates Earth Day By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 17, 2014 Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday. Former President Bill Clinton to speak in Omaha area By Associated Press • Feb 3, 2014 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 By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jan 30, 2014 Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM An exhibit opening next week at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes visitors month-by-month through 1968. Ralston Arena officially opens this weekend By Katie Knapp Schubert • Oct 19, 2012 Ralston’s multi-use sports and events arena opens Sunday. Black History Month exhibits, programs begin Wednesday at Omaha Public Library By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jan 30, 2012 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.