Category: Arts & Culture

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Nebraska’s Unique State Capitol

The first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. Within the building, a complex medley of design offers a stunning stroll through artful symbolism and history. The Capitol is also a lively workplace, housing the executive...

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Lincoln History

by Charlyne Berens Lincoln today is vibrant and flourishing, Nebraska’s second largest city. But that prominence was not always guaranteed.  Situated away from major waterways that were the primary means of transportation in the mid 1800s, Lincoln began as a...

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Downtown Lincoln

by Charlyne Berens Lincoln’s downtown never really was at the city’s geographical center. And as the city grew, development spread east, south and north, leaving downtown on the western edge. But as downtown has redeveloped in recent decades, it has...

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Music and Diversions

Discovering evenings out in Lincoln by Cynthia Peterson For many, nightlife means the sounds of music and good company.  “Lincoln is now fortunate to have multiple spaces for small acts, to big names who attract thousands to the Pinnacle Bank...

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Rococo Theatre

Located in the historic Stuart Building in the heart of downtown Lincoln, the Rococo Theatre is an elegant and unique venue for concerts, parties, weddings and other events. The Rococo opened in 1929 as the Stuart Theatre presenting movies and...

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Morrill Hall

Archie, the sculpture in front of Morrill Hall is named for the tallest mammoth mounted on exhibit in the world—and part of the museum’s original collection.

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Festivals

The annual two-day music festival, Zoofest, hosted by The Zoo Bar on 14th and P streets, is a celebration of live national, regional and local music in downtown Lincoln for over 20 years.

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Lincoln’s Excellent Wine

by Jeff Korbelik A scream pierces through the night at James Arthur Vineyards. The guest of honor has been murdered and now it’s up to those in attendance at the winery to determine “who dunnit.” Since opening in 1997, JAV...

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More Performing Arts

The performing arts in Lincoln continue to grow—chamber music, jazz, ballet, comedy. Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra Founded in 1927, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra presents inspiring programs that encourage the Lincoln community to discover and cultivate a deep personal connection with live symphonic...