Once more, with feeling South High and SNAP reteam for new musical

(Pictured Left to Right: Zhomontee, Regina Palmer, Echelle)   A year ago, Omaha South High Magnet School and SNAP Productions set the local theater scene abuzz with their joint staging of the Tony Award-winning In the Heights. The all-star production of current and former...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018

Serrato finds balance as musician and educator

Grain elevators, not skyscrapers, fill the view outside Paul Serrato’s home now that the jazz pianist-composer is back in Omaha after decades in New York City. Serrato was a New York sideman, soloist and band leader. When not performing, he haunted clubs to see countless...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018

Women supporting women in search of family harmony

During the months of April and May, the Mujeres y Valores (Women and Values) program once again took place at the Completely Kids facilities. Maria Otilia Montelongo, one of the event’s organizers, explained that this program was started by a religious woman who now lives...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

A MELTING pot magic city gets its own museum

Just like the community that forged him, the dreams of South Omaha native and historian Gary Kastrick don’t die easy. The educator developed the Project Omaha teaching museum at South High, but when he retired the school didn’t want it anymore. For years he stored h...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

On Stage or in Front of a microphone Gonzalez shows he’s got enough talent to last for a long time

It’s Friday night and Oscar Gonzalez, better known as DJ Chocheman, is getting ready to start a live mix for Lobo 97.7 FM at the Tequila Night Club (3050 L St.). He arrived at said club “by chance,” but it was thanks to this that he managed to become part of the...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

Third Thursdays: Art + Community at El Museo Latino

Third Thursdays: Art + Community, 6-9 p.m. El Museo Latino | 4701 South 25th Street El Museo Latino invites you to enjoy an evening at the museum on the Third Thursday of each month for exhibit openings, artist talks, food, drinks and great fun. A sampling of Latino foods to...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

8th Year Anniversary Celebration – Intercultural Senior Center

March 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 8th Year Anniversary Celebration Come celebrate the Intercultural Senior Center’s 8th year anniversary with us! On Friday, March 17, enjoy live music, dancing, dessert and more. Call for more info at 402-933-2643 or visit the Intercultural...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

GUATEMALAN RESTAURANT AND MLCDC’S MISSION STATEMENT

The Board of Directors of the Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation (MLCDC) adopted and approved the Mission Statement, “MLCDC provides Latinos with opportunities to generate economic growth by providing financial products, development services and community...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead celebration has found a home in the United States and every day more Latinos leave the grieving and nostalgia behind to find a spiritual connection with their loved ones who have passed away. They all return during the 1st and 2nd of November, always faithful...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month presents an opportunity to direct the nation’s attention towards the contributions of the Latino community to the society of the United States. On that note, many people in the city talked about this, giving us an overall view of how the community feels...
Posted On 13 Oct 2016
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