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3515_3a8a82c02f_small January 25, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha KANEKO, an Omaha non-profit dedicated to exploring creativity, will feature a lecture by Harvard psychologist Shelley Carson on Thursday to kick off its new series, Understanding Creativity. Carson, author of "Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life," will discuss how to expand and discover paths to greater creative capacity. More than a talk, the event will also get the audience involved in a series of exercises led by Carson and her team. "My goal in conducting research on creativity and brain functions is to discover ways that everyone – even those who do not consider themselves … read more

2944_a8db8365a4_small October 3, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening on the Prairie, you'll find it here. (Left: On Wednesday, artists like violinest Tim Fain will perform for the short documentary produced by The Siliver Screen, "KANEKO Experimental ...  read more

2800_079428c3e2_small September 20, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha After an April visit for production and one performance, acclaimed violinest Tim Fain is returning to KANEKO in two weeks for the world premiere tour of Portals, a collaboration merging live performance … read more

2250_122fc57dd2_small May 23, 2011 by Kate Ellingson

Omaha Since its inception in 2009, Big Omaha has been held at KANEKO, an "open space for open minds that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences, and philosophy." In addition to the permanent and exhibiting art collections housed at KANEKO, Big Omaha invites a select group of artists to add a unique element to its conference with installations or exhibitions geared towards attendees. At this year’s event, Peerless’ Caleb Coppock, Daphne Eck … read more

2240_0a7b66a917_small May 12, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha We're baaacck. With a little lunch and networking under our belts, we've returned to our little nook in KANEKO and are posted up at the computer to bring you a live blog of the afternoon session at Big Omaha 2011. On deck this afternoon: talks from Dan Martell of Flowtown, Erich Broksas of the Startup America Partnership, Shervin Pishevar of the Social Gaming Network and Sarah Lacy of TechCrunch.  read more

2233_7c32990da0_small May 12, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha I promised myself I wouldn't do this, but I can't resist joining the live-blogging fray. Silicon Prairie News plans to deliver post-speech recaps of every talk this year at Big Omaha, but I've made a decision in the 11th hour to supplement that coverage with a good, old fashioned live blog. So here are the sights and sounds from the first morning session of Big Omaha. …  read more

2193_26d1486a34_small May 4, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting has come and gone, and with it so have the Nebraska Furniture Mart discounts that I, a proudly parsimonious purchaser, will kick myself until next year for missing. But fear not, fellow unfulfilled bargain hunters: there’s still value to be gleaned from last weekend’s Woodstock for Capitalists, and I don’t just mean the ongoing Borsheim's bargains, which will only be utilized by yours truly in the unlikely event … read more

2173_a771afc223_small April 28, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha At the moment, lots of our attention here at Silicon Prairie News is focused on a little event that will take place at KANEKO from May 11-13. But before Big Omaha rolls around, there is no shortage of interesting activity on tap at KANEKO, a space that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences and philosophy and serves as our venue partner for Big Omaha. On Friday, KANEKO will host Undivided Lives: A Conversation About … read more

2154_06ecf0fc22_small April 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

There's a quality selection of events in Iowa and Nebraska this week, kicking off Tuesday with Startup Drinks Des Moines and closing on Saturday with Iowa Code Camp in Cedar Rapids. Details from the event websites are below followed by links to sites where you can learn more. Find more … read more

2128_5dd633ef61_small April 18, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha KANEKO, an open space for open minds that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences, and philosophy as well as our venue partner for Big Omaha, has two upcoming events to get on your radar. The first, happening this Thursday, April 21, will be a public preview for a multi-media performance project titled Portals. Here's information on the event from the registration site: The KANEKO Experimental Studio announces a public… read more

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