Raices de Mexico in Omaha

An important group has formed in the city of Omaha that combines the culture and tradition to present a musical and visual show with a dash of unmistakable mystical elements: Raices de Mexico. The idea started to take shape back in 2008, but it wasn’t until 2009 that it was officially presented, but it was […]

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Omaha Storm Chasers part of Minor League Baseball push to cultivate Latino market – Part 1

Baseball has long been an international sport. Its deep roots throughout Asia, Latin America, South America,Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico are well reflected in minor and major league team rosters in the United States. To see this Latin influence, look no further than the Triple A Omaha Storm Chasers. The current roster includes players with […]

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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 legends play. An avid collector, he helped himself to rare […]

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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 his collection’s thousands of artifacts at his home while seeking […]

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