Category: History

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Dancing in the Streets

by Catharine Huddle Mavis Staples rocked the street in front of the Zoo Bar during its 46th anniversary in July 2019, bringing her legendary rhythm and blues and gospel to a street full of hot but happy fans.  The bar,...

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Pow Wow Lincoln

Photos by Tom Tidball Nebraska’s tribes—Omaha, Winnebago, Santee Sioux, Ponca and Pawnee often celebrate their Native Pow Wows on their own reservations during the spring and summer. But every August in Lincoln, the Indian Center at 1100 Military Road, offers an...

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Where Do You Live

by Rayna Collins Young families, students, new Americans, government workers, tradespeople, professionals and entrepreneurs—so many different people call Lincoln their home. And there is a neighborhood just right for every one. Whether you’re visiting or living here full time, each...

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Lincoln’s Wonderful Public Art

by Sriyani Tidball  Over the past decade, Lincoln’s Mayor, Chris Beutler, has placed priority on public art in our city, raising the stature of Lincoln and making it an lovely and artistic place for all the residents. It seems that...

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Fiber Art: Across the World —Across Time

by Laura Chapman With quilts and textiles from more than 50 countries—and counting—the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s 2019 exhibition calendar will highlight its expanding global collection and research. Beginning in Winter 2019, two exhibitions will showcase quiltmaking and...

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Without Ice Cream There Would be Darkness & Chaos

by Aja Martin Many Lincoln restaurants feature ice cream desserts, and the best you’ll find is the toasted coconut at Blue Orchid, but let’s really dig in to where you’ll want to go to when ice cream is going to...