Category: Arts & Culture

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It’s All Downtown

by Cynthia S. Peterson As recently as 2003, downtown Lincoln was described as “OK” but certainly not as “vibrant” and “energetic.” The Pinnacle Bank Arena was still on the drawing board. The burst of development...

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Tower on the Plains

by Julie Nichols The Nebraska State Capitol houses the executive and judicial offices of Nebraska and is home to the only unicameral legislature in the U.S. Designed by New York architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue...

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Many Cultures Call Lincoln Home

by Sriyani Tidball “Now we’re one of the top twenty cities in America for new arrivals from abroad. Our supermarkets and schools are bursting with refugees from Russia, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Hungary, and Ethiopia....

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College Town

Lincoln is Nebraska’s capital, but it is absolutely a college town, too–. From the flagship campus of Nebraska’s state university to our smaller private and public schools, Lincoln offers a variety of higher education...

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The Kennard House

by Ed Zimmer The oldest home in Lincoln, Nebraska stands just down the street from the southeast corner of the Nebraska State Capitol grounds, at 1627 H Street. In front of the handsome Italianate...

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Public Art Scene

by Sriyani Tidball It seems that every year a new piece of art is unveiled in our Lincoln—a city that satisfies art lovers. There are more than 100 pieces of public art on display...

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The Ross

by Meghan Stratman The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center offers an alternative to commercial movie theaters and shows the critically acclaimed films you won’t see anywhere else in town. Located at 13th and...