'Memphis' offers Omahans a chance for dialogue about race

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Posted: Monday, January 14, 2013 12:00 am

Kendra Ingram had been looking for just the right arts event to bring together community groups and spur discussion of issues relevant to the Omaha area.

When she learned the musical “Memphis” was coming to the Orpheum Theater this week, she knew its themes of racial segregation and breaking down barriers in the 1950s were an ideal springboard for dialogue.

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