Category: Recreation & Leisure

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Lincoln’s Performing Arts

by Erin Thomas   Lincoln’s vibrant performing arts community features some of the most talented musicians, actors, and dancers in the region. Read on for a close-up look at some of Lincoln’s treasured creative outlets.   Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra Since LSO...

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Getting around the City

StarTran, Lincoln’s public bus system, provides a convenient, reliable, comfortable, safe and affordable way to explore Lincoln. StarTran buses operate throughout Lincoln, carrying passengers to popular attractions, shopping centers and residential areas from 5:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. weekdays. (An abbreviated scheduled...

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The Rococo

Located in the heart of downtown, the Rococo is a popular and unique venue for concerts, parties, weddings, movies, fashion shows and multiple other events. Occupying most of the first floor of the historic Stuart Building, The Rococo Theatre was...

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts

by Carrie Christensen   Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts, kicked off another dynamite season on September 27th with the ever-popular Blue Man Group. Since 1990, the Lied Center has educated, inspired and entertained the people...

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Downtown Lincoln Has a Rejuvenated Look

by Judy Shutts   Downtown Lincoln is like a kaleidoscope whose picture changes with each turn of the tube.  For Downtown, the new picture includes newly resurfaced streets, parking garage spaces, retail shops, restaurants and office buildings. But the changes don’t stop there....

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Variety is a Hall mark of Lincoln’s Parks

Roses and bison, public art and nature trails, playgrounds and telescopes, picnic areas and urban oases; Lincoln parks encompass all these and much more. Both residents and visitors enjoy these open spaces where they can play or just relax. by Becky Seth...

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Public Sculpture Everywhere in Lincoln

The Lincoln community waits with excitement as the newest public art sculpture is installed in the heart of downtown Lincoln, in the brand new Civic Plaza. The renowned sculptor Jun Kaneko’s sculpture won the bid of $1.15 million, to construct and...