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February 5, 2019

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Mayor's Arts Awards May 9, 2019

Make plans now to attend the 41st Mayor's Arts Awards produced by the Lincoln Arts Council at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday, May 9 starting at 5:30 pm. Watch for the big announcement of award winners in our next newsletter and plan to celebrate!
A Pathfinder student's burden, in art.

Incarcerated: Art as Protest

Pathfinder students use art to give voice to their struggles

For the past three years Emmy Award winning artist and teacher Nancy Konrardy has been working with students in the Lancaster County Detention Center through a partnership between LAC and LPS. Students study art technique and explore the ways that art can serve as an emotional outlet.

For example, during one session this fall the students considered how to express their feelings in a way that is powerful yet not alienating to the person they’re trying to convince. They discussed protest posters, such as this piece by Corita Kent, as tools of persuasion.
Read more and see student art
Lincoln Music Teachers Association and Nebraska Jazz Orchestra are among the recipients of LAC Project Grants for 2019

Lincoln Arts Council Project Grant

Recipients Announced

The Lincoln Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 Project Grants. These grants are awarded to qualifying arts nonprofits to support their efforts to develop new audiences, facilitate underserved groups and increase arts access for all.
Current Grant Recipients

Great, FREE, Online Event Calendars
Visit Lincoln | is the go-to event calendar whether you have an event to list or if you want to plan an outing. Check out the ARTS tab for all the latest.
NET Nebraska Public Radio | Listen to “Friday Live” each week between 9 and 10:30 am on 91.1 FM or stream it live Post your events in NET online calendar and learn about Arts and Cultural Events statewide.
KZUM Community Radio | From performing to visual arts, find out what’s happening weekly in the Capital City! “Arts On The Air” broadcasts every Thursday, 6-6:30 p.m., with rebroadcasts Saturday at 1 p.m. on KZUM 89.3 FM or online at If you have an idea for a story, contact Matthew at "Art Talk Live" follows on KZUM, co-hosted by Julia Noyes and Lynette Fast. Please contact Julia if you are interested 402-475-1061. KZUM also features an online calendar of events at
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