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My Inside Stories · 6d ago

Alexander Payne’s Homecoming

Alexander Payne’s new tragicomedy Downsizing imagines the fate of an overpopulated world hanging in the balance due to depleted natural resources. When scientists find a way to miniaturize h...
My Inside Stories · 1w ago

Re-entry prepares current and former incarcerated individuals for work and life success on the outside

A growing community of re-entry pathways serve current and former incarcerated individuals needing work upon release.  Many re-entry programs are run by people who've been in the criminal j...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Tech maven LaShonna Dorsey pushes past stereotypes

LaShonna Dorsey, 38, busts stereotypes. Start with this sunny disruptor launching and selling a successful technology organization in her hometown.  As an African-American entrepreneur, she...
My Inside Stories · 4W ago

Hot Movie Takes – The Dundee and “Downsizing”

A Hollywood premiere, Omaha style, unfurled December 15 at the newly made-over Dundee Theater. Favorite son Alexander Payne and star-is-born Hong Chau represented their beautiful new film "D...
My Inside Stories · 1M ago

‘Downsizing’ Home Cameos

When Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne prepares a film, he not only auditions actors but locations, too. The writer-director insists on actual locations whenever possible. When he fil...
My Inside Stories · 1M ago

From couch potato to champion pugilist

No one expected nationally ranked amateur fighter Juan Vazquez, 17, to be the poster boy for how boxing can transform your life. Four years ago, the now Ralston High senior was an obese couc...
My Inside Stories · 2M ago

Health and healing through culture and community

Donna Polk and Nicole Tamayo decry developer-led gentrification driving their Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition out of downtown Omaha.  Headquartered at 2240 Landon Court on 24th Stree...
My Inside Stories · 2M ago

The Urban League movement lives strong in Omaha

The Urban League. The name may be familiar but the role it plays not. Since the National Urban League's 1910 birth from the progressive social work movement, it's used advocacy over activis...
My Inside Stories · 2M ago

In Case You Missed It: Hot Movie Takes from September-November 2017

Hot Movie Takes – “Rock the Kasbah” @By Leo Adam Biga, Author of “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film” “Rock the Kasbah” (2015) is one of those movies that has a really low aggregate rating...
My Inside Stories · 2M ago

Maria Teresa Kumar and Voto Latino dig down on civic engagement

With millions of young Latinos now voting or soon reaching voting age, national nonprofit Voto Latino (VL) works to help Generation Zs and millennials assert their voice and stake their hold...