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Glenna Slater

August 25, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

When a language dies, its culture suffers a tragic loss. The indigenous Omaha people—the Umoⁿhoⁿ—are thus in a precarious position. Although there are about 6,000 living members of the tribe, its language is in danger […]

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The Big Give

September 6, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Galas, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Omahans give. That is no secret. Just consider the amount generated by the Omaha Community Foundation’s fourth annual Omaha Gives campaign. The 24-hour funding drive amassed almost $9 million, a new record. In each September/October […]

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A Linguistic Sea Change Across Indian Country

August 30, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Online Exclusive, People

Although I am a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, born and raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, my first language from my earliest years has been English. My father was […]

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Touched by Tokyo

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

If you don’t consider Omaha a beauty-style launching pad, think again. Homegrown talents Jaime King and Gabrielle Union tear it up on screen, in photo spreads, and for the red carpet. Designer Kate Walz has […]

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Embellishing the Truth

Posted In: Dundee, Home, Neighborhoods

Distinctive elements of a residence in the Aksarben neighborhood attracted architects Eric and Trina Westman when they were house hunting. Since purchasing the home in 2006, the Westmans have been both fascinated and puzzled by […]

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Nurturing Young Artists in North Omaha

Posted In: Education, Family, Family Guide, Publications

Within one year of establishing The Union of Contemporary Art in 2011, its founder and executive director, Brigitte McQueen Shew, noticed neighborhood kids arriving unexpectedly at the arts facility on North 24th Street. The Union […]

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3D Printing Adds Depth to Omaha Businesses

Posted In: Business, Business Profiles

Five years ago, there was little in the way of 3D printing in Omaha. Today, there are options for anyone with the desire to transform an idea into a tangible thing. Although still an emerging […]

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Johnny Rodgers

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Johnny Rodgers turned 65 this year. He looks great. The 1972 Heisman Trophy winner and Husker football legend is also busy. He likes it that way. “Well, I think that retiring, to me, is being […]

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Reinventing the Classic

Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

Time travel back to childhood. Sink your teeth into two slices of white bread slathered with creamy peanut butter and purplish jam, the sandwich staple of sack lunches and after-school snacks. Can you taste the […]

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The Emburys

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Drew and Mandy Embury had already fully experienced the advantages of traditional homeownership as well as its not-so-good points—like the four-season property upkeep and the inconvenience of two major remodels—so when it came time to […]


 
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