Going all out for ‘In the Heights’

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the hottest name in American theater thanks to the phenomenal success of his award-winning musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Now, for the first time, one of his signature works will be produced locally when Heights runs June 29-July 2 at Omaha South High School. This first-time collaboration between SNAP Productions and […]

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Artists doing studio residency at El Museo Latino

After debuting last year, the El Museo Latino Artist Residency Program is back with three new artists in residence at the South Omaha museum through July. The two-month residency. which began June 2, comes with a $1,000 stipend per artist and access to studio space, equipment and supplies as well as mentoring-networking and teaching-exhibit opportunities. […]

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SAFE HARBOR

  Undocumented immigrants are among the culture war’s invisible victims. Asylum seekers risk everything to escape dangers in their homeland only to come here and face possible arrest, detainment and deportation. Application of illegal alien policies and laws vary by agents and judges. Defendants are at the mercy of capricious political winds. Against this uncertain […]

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Frank LaMere: A good man’s work is never done

Frank LaMere, self-described as “one of the architects of the effort to shutdown Whiteclay,” does not gloat over recent rulings to deny beer sellers licenses in that forlorn Nebraska hamlet. A handful of store owners, along with producers and suppliers, have profited millions at the expense of Oglala-Lakota from South Dakota’s nearby Pine Ridge Reservation, […]

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