Abendmusik at First-Plymouth Church celebrated its 50th year of providing inspiring concert experiences for Lincoln audiences and musicians, culminating over the Memorial Day weekend with a three-day reunion and concert performance by the Abendmusik Chorus.
In May and June, I was fortunate enough to see some of the game’s biggest stars in person -- first at the PGA Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and then at the Tom Watson Challenge in Mission Hills, Kansas.
One of the most effective ways to ensure plant health is to make sure the soil is healthy. Sometimes we forget soil itself is a living organism. There can be thousands of different species in just one square yard of soil. When healthy, the soil ecosystem provides plants with access to air, w…
Orphan Grain Train (OGT) is a volunteer network that ships donated food, clothing, medical supplies and other needed items to people in 69 countries, including the United States.
I have been a pasta maker for ages, and one of the things I hear people say all the time when they stop by my booth at the farmers market is – I have a pasta maker, but I hardly ever use it. When I ask why, they usually say that they’ve tried before but the dough didn’t work out. Either it w…
The Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced that its 2022-2023 season will feature more than 30 events, including top artists and ensembles from around the world in dance, classical music, jazz, musical theater, family, illusion and more.
Candy and Tom Henning were honored with the Sheldon Award at “Evening of Lights,” a gala hosted May 7 by the Sheldon Art Association in support of Sheldon Museum of Art.
The Capital Humane Society's 35th annual Tails & Ties event drew more than 375 supporters and raised over $110,000.
Friends of Opera members and their guests were treated to a May 21 soiree at the home of Joan Hruza, 2501 Sheridan Blvd., featuring eight performances by University of Nebraska-Lincoln opera students, a student alum and UNL staff members.
The annual Around the World Gala, which 130 guests attended May 19 at the DelRay 817 in the Haymarket, raised $13,000 for the Lincoln-based nonprofit GIRLPowR.
Executive Vice President and Provost Emerita, University of Nebraska, and winner of the 2021 Excellence in Education Inspire Award
Through changes in locales and facing the COVID-19 pandemic, Cooks carries on.
Corey came to Matt Talbot’s Transitional Housing Program after being incarcerated on drug-related charges. Substance abuse had played a central role in his legal and personal troubles for many years, and at age 31, he decided he was ready to make a change.
The $1.15 million addition coincides with the 30th anniversary of Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach.
Photographer John F. Keller contributed our July cover photo of (from left) Alynn Sampson, board president for Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach; Susanne Blue, executive director; and Lori Wellman, development director, standing ready come rain or shine with umbrellas at the site where Matt…
June 24 – Amazing Chase for St. Monica’s
Even while sitting in a bus station on another continent, Scott Baird was happy to help someone, and that gives a great insight into what drives him.
Each year the Journal Star joins with partners to present the Inspire Awards, recognizing women who have excelled in their professional lives and emerged as leaders and role models in the Lincoln community.
Lincoln Parks and Rec director is set to retire after 22 years of service. As one of the most visible municipal leaders, he's known, admired and trusted by so many.
Villa Amore is a far different animal than most other restaurants that are attached to hotels.
Putting single malt Scotch in a cocktail used to be inconceivable, but the resurgence of craft cocktails has led to releases of single and blended malt especially for mixing in cocktails (Glenmorangie X and Monkey Shoulder, respectively), and even an entire marketing campaign by The Glenlive…
It’s time to celebrate!
May 26 – Give to Lincoln Day - today!
“It’s a whole new festival!”
Event raises $187K to help support the center’s programs, which provide accessible art experiences to all members of the community.