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November 19, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this Week: Filming on location at Caffeine Dreams, Wednesday day-trip in Des Moines with contributor Geoff Wood, KANEKO Great Minds Series, MVF and BioVenture 2009 events last night, and Happy (Early) Thanksgiving! Interests of Last Week 11/15 - ... read more

November 17, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Three big events, all one night. Here's another to add to the list for Thursday: BioVenture 2009, presented by Creighton University’s Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, will be held at the Halo Institute (1022 Leavenworth St) at 6:00 ... read more

November 17, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha For this month's Midlands Venture Forum (MVF) meeting, the regular Omaha attendees will be making their annual trek to Lincoln for a networking dinner at the Cornhusker Hotel (333 S. 13 St) on Thursday, November 19th. The topic of ... read more

November 16, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha When I spoke with Jacquie Scoones of KANEKO last Friday, she told me the reason they selected four journalists to headline this fall's Great Minds Series was because they felt it's a field in which a tremendous amount ... read more

November 16, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha It is Cornstalks time again, ladies and gentlemen! Your friendly neighborhood blogger is here to remind you that the newest episode of Cornstalks is taking place this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce ... read more

November 15, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha In August, I wrote a short post about UNO's new degree, the IT Innovation degree, which was going to allow students combine an IT degree with another, customized field of study. According to UNO’s press release, students ... read more

November 14, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha   All images used with permission. The cartoon above is by Omaha cartoonist Jeff Koterba, whose work regularly appears in the Omaha World-Herald. When John Henry Müller of What Cheer was showing me his latest project a ... read more

November 14, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Upon publishing yesterday's Empty Room post, I remembered unreleased videos of Mary Wees' September installation, 25 Days of Building. In the first, she talks about her experiences and takeaways from the project, and in the second she gives a ... read more

November 13, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha The last installation in Empty Room at 13th and Webster (the Saddle Creek complex) is up and running with only a couple weeks left of poetry readings and chair building. Poet Matt Mason collaborated with furniture makers Peter Cales and ... read more

November 12, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: Filming on location in Jeff's office at the AIM Institute, SPN SXSW Panel announcement, Startup Drinks in Omaha and TechBrew Iowa in Des Moines last night, Highlight Midwest keynote videos by Geoff Wood, BarCamp Omaha montage ... read more

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