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The Greater Omaha Chamber’s Creative Mornings breakfast lecture series celebrates its one-year anniversary this Friday.  

Joslyn Art Museum’s new season of exhibits begins February 3rd with Word/Play: Prints, Photographs and Paintings by Ed Ruscha.

Jazz From Studio One hosted by students from the Omaha Public Schools Career Center will return Thursday November 2nd at 8:00 PM.

  

The Omaha Children’s Museum has had a couple of exhibits they’ve rented to museums outside of the state, but their newest exhibit, Forever Forest, is the first-ever, locally-created national touring exhibition.

Film Historian Bruce Crawford will present “A Christmas Story” at the Joslyn Art Museum on Friday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m.

The Omaha Children’s Museum’s not-so-scary haunted house, Cobweb Castle, is open throughout the month of October.

“Momentum,” Ballet Nebraska’s mixed repertory program takes place this Friday at the Joslyn Art Museum and Sunday at the Arts Center on the Iowa Western campus. 

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios on Saturday, October 21st.

 Blues in the Afternoon hosted by Mike Jacobs will celebrate it's 23rd anniversary Monday October 2nd on KIOS-FM. The show airs from 1:00-3:00 PM.

  

Film Streams is announcing its fall 2017 line-up, which includes the Forever Young Family and Children’s Series and their repertory programming.  

One of NPR's most popular music programs produced in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands by award winning host Fiona Ritchie.

  

Omaha Performing Arts is celebrating Nebraska’s 150th anniversary through dance on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

Nebraska by Heart is a statewide public art project celebrating the 150th anniversary of our state.

Random Acts of Poetry, an annual fundraiser held by the Nebraska Writer’s Collective, takes place this Friday, September 15th, from 7 to 10 p.m.  

Gregg Allman was taken from us on May 27th of this year. While no longer physically here, he did leave us with one final gift - a new album, Southern Blood.

The UNO Art Gallery is currently displaying a collection of art works by individuals who were artists-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City.

Omaha author Jonis Agee’s book The Bones of Paradise is the 2017 Omaha Public Library Omaha Reads selection.  

UNO will host the first of four panels on the importance of the arts tomorrow.

The Joslyn Art Museum is holding a Girls Night Out at the Museum called BLING!

The Omaha Public Library has a call out for artists to exhibit their works at the Phipps Gallery inside the W. Dale Clark Library downtown.

The Shelterbelt Theatre’s 25th season features a mix of new scripts and old favorites.

Omaha Performing Arts will present Jazz on the Green tonight at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing. The  headliner is salsa band Hector Rosado y Su Orquesta Hache!

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new $100,000 grant will help support the Bemis Center's longstanding artist-in-residence program that offers space for an artist to create new work.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new $100,000 grant will help support the Bemis Center's longstanding artist-in-residence program that offers space for an artist to create new work.

New this year, Ballet Nebraska will start its 2017-2018 season with its mixed repertory program Momentum.

The Fine Lines Writing Summer Camp returns for its 18th year next week.  All workshops will take place in the UNO campus’ Ballroom and will be broken up by age and interest.

The Omaha Summer Arts Festival kicks off today and is held on Farnam Street, alongside the Gene Leahy Mall.

Two new voices will take over the hosting duties on the Jazz Network heard weeknights at 9:00PM beginning Tuesday June 13.

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing starts July 6th and runs Thursdays through August 10th. 

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