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1529_c87d539382_small December 7, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha This Friday evening, our friends at KANEKO, who have partnered with us for past events such as Big Omaha and the Omaha Creative Week Caretakers Forum, will be holding a new friend and fundraiser event called the KANEKO Block Party. Kicking off at 6 p.m. in their Bow Truss Room, 1111 Jones Street, the inaugural event will include live music by Extra Space Jazz and The Prairie Cats, food and drink by the Upstream Brewery, and a… read more

1404_e277a48fd2_small November 9, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Lauren Tucker via Flickr) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post… read more

1333_77fd3ea070_small October 8, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Last Friday, Robert Murphy teamed up with photographer Jordan Green to cover a KANEKO Great Minds Series presentation by Josh Cooley, a story artist and director at Pixar Animation Studios. To read Murphy's recap of Cooley's presentation, "Coloring Outside the Lines," see: Josh Cooley gives an in-depth look at Pixar’s creative process. On Saturday, Murphy met with Cooley to learn more… read more

1324_3e6d4a16ab_small October 6, 2010 by Robert Murphy

Omaha One thing that is attributed to Pixar films is they are four quadrant films. This means they appeal to parents and kids, men and women. So, it came as no surprise that the audience to hear Pixar story artist Josh Cooley speak at KANEKO’s Great Minds Series last Friday, October 1st, was a four quadrant audience. It was great to see parents bring their kids (or perhaps kids bring their parents) to hear… read more

1306_4a7919e821_small September 29, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha This Friday, October 1st, KANEKO will be partnering up with the National Cartoonist Society North Central Chapter to present Josh Cooley, a story artist and director at Pixar Animation Studios. Cooley has contributed to award-winning motion pictures such "Up," "Ratatouille," and "Cars." Cooley's presentation, titled "Coloring Outside The Lines: And other creative ways to make people worry about you," will begin 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are discounted for seniors and students. read more

1261_dd82673253_small September 14, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha KANEKO, an Omaha nonprofit committed to exploring creativity, is kicking off its Great Minds Series this Wednesday evening, September 15, with a performance from singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash. In addition, Dr. Daniel J Levitin, author of "This Is Your Brain On Music" will be giving a presentation that will compliment Cash's performance. We're excited… read more

1233_374e17c062_small September 7, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last night, about 50 individuals gathered in KANEKO's Bow Truss Room (above) to take in the Caretakers Forum, the first event of the inaugural Omaha Creative Week. Led by myself (moderator), the 50-minute discussion began with an introduction of our four panelists, the defining of the word "creative", and four questions about creativity's measurement and purpose along with how those points… read more

1230_ad745612fb_small September 6, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha The first gathering of Omaha Creative Week (September 5-11) takes place tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at KANEKO. Join Silicon Prairie News and KANEKO as we co-host the Caretakers Forum, an exploration of creativity and a discussion on Omaha's creative talent and activity. There is no cost to attend the event. From 6-7 p.m., see KANEKO's newest installation, a selection of Fletcher Benton's Folded Square Alphabets and Numericals series… read more

1218_3da46f3bf4_small September 2, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha With Omaha Creative Week just a few days away, make sure to ask yourself: Is my calendar up-to-date? Below is the most current list of events, activities, and special discounts taking place from September 5-11. The purpose of the week is to connect, inform, and inspire Omaha's creative community. read more

1219_a5ffc01a55_small September 2, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha With events ranging from a photo competition to a guided tour of work spaces, the seven-day schedule for the inaugural Omaha Creative Week (September 5-11) is set. Kicking it off the evening of Monday, September 6, will be the Caretakers Forum, a panel discussion that will address the definition of creative, the purpose of creativity, the goals for Omaha to increase creative activity, and more. Without a doubt, this event will set the tone for the week… read more

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