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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CINCO DE MAYO ORGANIZER Marcos Mora Celebrates Heritage

It’s difficult even for Marcos Mora himself to encapsulate everything he’s involved in. He’s been a real estate agent with Nebraska Realty since 2013. In 2000, he founded (and today still runs) Latino Productions, which serves a bilingual market with marketing services, event management, consulting and entertainment. He also founded A.B.M. Enterprises in 2000 and […]

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OLLAS NAMES NEW DIRECTOR

The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska Omaha announced last week the appointment of its new director, Dr. Cristián Doña-Reveco, who has also been named associate professor for the Sociology/Anthropology Department. Doña-Reveco’s research interests lie in international migration within the Americas in a comparative- historical perspective. His dissertation, entitled In […]

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