Category: Arts & Culture

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Music, Mayhem & Magic coming Summer 2022

by Aja Martin From May to August, Lincoln offers a summer full of the Performing Arts.  Seamlessly move from outdoor to indoor venues and watch musicals to dramas. TADA Theatre is located in the Creamery Building at Seventh and P...

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Music & Diversions

[Re]Discovering evenings out in Lincoln by Cynthia S. Peterson For many, nightlife means live music or other entertainment, and good company. Lincoln has an abundance of nightlife destinations for those who enjoy a good night out. ‘Early-nighters’ have options, too....

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Lux Center for the Arts

by Julie Nichols Last September, eight street artists cast visions on the walls of the University Place neighborhood—swiftly outlining by night then working all day in blistering Nebraska sun. Spent cans of spray paint lay scattered below ladders as artists...

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Lincoln Has Festivals!

by Julie Nichols, photography by Tom Tidball As the performing and visual arts crept back last year, audiences and artists returned to the rich array of Lincoln’s street festivals, cultural events, and neighborhood celebrations. Music fans, art aficionados, families and...

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Cultural Centers, Together We Are Lincoln

by Tegan Colton, photography by Tom Tidball Shahab Bashar didn’t know where to go when he arrived in Lincoln after escaping ISIS in 2017. He didn’t speak English. He had a wife, a two-month-old daughter, no money, no job, and...

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Capital Coffee

by Cynthia S. Peterson Opening in 1987, The Coffee House (www.thecoffeehouselnk.com), 1324 P Street, is a very cool, locally owned coffee shop that prides itself on quick service, delicious homemade pastries and many vegan and vegetarian options. The Coffee House...

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Lincoln’s Art Galleries

On the First Friday of each month, Lincoln galleries host evening open houses to showcase new artists’ work and collections. Lincoln galleries are home to so much art—paintings, fiber art, video, ceramics, jewelry, quilts, and sculpture. Lincolonites are art lovers...

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The Crossroads Music Festival

by Erik Brodin Higgins Founded in 2019, the Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival brings together international touring artists and local musicians and storytellers in a week-long celebration of Nebraska’s rich cultural heritage. Over the Festival’s nine days, you can expect to...