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Upcoming Events

“Frida Kahlo and the Blue House” Photography Exhibit

El Museo Latino 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE, United States

The exhibit “Frida Kahlo and the Blue House” presents a selection of over 60 color photographs of the architecture and interior spaces of the Blue House created by Cristina Kahlo […]

The Forts of Nebraska

Milford Senior Center 105 S. B St., Milford, NE, United States

Speaker: Jeff Barnes Sponsored by the Milford Senior Center

Herbs in History & Today: Nettles

Indian Center, Inc., Lincoln 1100 Military Rd, Lincoln, NE, United States

This program is part of on-going educational series on Indigenous traditional medicine practices on the Great Plains presented by the Intertribal Medicine Collective. Foci are healing traditions, traditional ecological knowledge, […]

Running Towards the Fire Broadcast

Statewide on Nebraska Public Media Television NE, United States

“Running Towards the Fire – A War Correspondents Story” will make its debut statewide broadcast on Nebraska Public Media (NE-PBS) on Thursday, May 23, at 8 p.m. central. Rebroadcast times […]

Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival

Homestead National Historic Park 8523 West State Highway 4, Beatrice, NE, United States

Music played a pivotal role in connecting homesteaders to each other and the homes they left. By experiencing fiddle traditions, guests have a unique opportunity to connect to this important […]

Excess Baggage: Riding the Orphan Train

Dundy County Museum 522 Arapahoe St., Benkelman, NE, United States

Speaker: Charlotte Endorf Sponsored by the Dundy County Historical Society

Music of the Plains

Dundy County Museum 522 Arapahoe St., Benkelman, NE, United States

Speaker: David Marsh Sponsored by the Dundy County Historical Society

Event Series GPTC New Play Conference

GPTC New Play Conference

Swanson Conference Center, Metropolitan Community College 5300 N 30th St, Omaha, NE, United States

The 19th Annual New Play Conference will feature top national and local theatre artists, staged readings of ten new plays, panel discussions, workshops, and performances - all free and open […]

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