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Joslyn Art Museum’s annual Holiday Under Glass series kicks off Friday, December 2nd and continues Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st.

Christmas at Union Station at the Durham Museum begins this Friday with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony between 4 and 8 p.m.  

Pink Floyd was not a band that sprang out into the world fully formed. From their start as a college band

in the mid-1960's, Pink Floyd evolved over the years to become one of the most important and influential

bands in history.

Outlook Nebraska, Inc. now offers an audio description program in partnership with multiple local theatres so that the blind and visually-impaired may enjoy an afternoon or evening of theatre.

Ballet Nebraska presents “The Nutcracker” this Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Arts Center at Iowa Western.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is onstage at the Orpheum Theatre tonight through Sunday.

Joslyn Art Museum’s newest exhibition is called Dirt Meridian and features 42 photographs from artist Andrew Moore.  The exhibit shows audiences that landscapes aren’t always lush, dramatic vistas.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

For the best in jazz, past and present, classic albums, hidden gems and more, tune in to Jazz with Greg Bridges. It's a musical journey through the entire history of jazz you won't want to miss.

  

The Omaha Children’s Museum’s kid-friendly haunted house, Cobweb Castle, is open throughout the month of October.

Basetrack Live is a multimedia documentary theatre production.  The show will be onstage at the Orpheum Theatre, Friday, October 7th at 8:00 p.m.

UNO’s first theatrical production of the 2016-2017 season is “Shakespeare’s Dog.”

Ballet Nebraska kicks off its seventh season on Saturday, October 22nd.  With more, here's Omaha Public Radio's Cheril Lee...

The UNO Women’s Archive Project will have a reception this evening starting at 7:00 at KANEKO.

Blues in the Afternoon Welcomes Jeff Davis of Playing With Fire

Cinemateca, the biennial Latino/Latin-American and Spanish film series, returns to Film Streams August 30th through September 27th.  This is the fifth year for the series.

“Chrysalis” is the theme of the Kent Bellows Mentoring Program’s summer art exhibition.  The program is run through the Joslyn Art Museum.

Newspaper vs. Television at KANEKO

Jul 25, 2016

As part of their Storytelling series, KANEKO will be hosting a discussion called ‘Newspaper vs. Television’ that brings journalists Matthew Hansen and Joel Geyer together to talk about the two different mediums.

Artists from all over the world are given the opportunity to apply for The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ artist-in-residency program.  Each program lasts about three months. With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

The Shelterbelt Theatre is wrapping up its 23rd season with a program called “Shattering the Glass: A Celebration of Women in Theatre”.

WeBop gets preview at Omaha Performing Arts

Jul 13, 2016

Nine children aging from 3 to 5 years old gathered on a carpet with their parents, all strapped with mini saxophones and drums in the Holland Center last week to learn about jazz music.

Omaha Performing Arts recently received an Art Works award of $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The theme of the Shelterbelt Theatre’s 2016-2017 season is By Local/Buy Local.  Their 24th season only includes playwrights from Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs.

The 2016 Playing with Fire concerts will take place on Saturday July 2 and Saturday August 27 at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing in Omaha.

The Bank of the West Celebrates America concert takes place Friday, July 1st in Memorial Park.

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing kicks off July 7th and runs six consecutive Thursdays through August 11th.  Concerts begin at 7:30 each evening on the permanent stage of The Pavilion at Turner Park.

If you’re planning to check out the Olympic Swim Trials coming to Omaha, you may be interested in Touch the Wall, a female sports documentary about Olympic swimmers Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce.

Late last week, ConAgra Foods announced it will donate its corporate collection of approximately 600 original Currier & Ives prints to the Joslyn Art Museum.

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will present two new exhibits beginning tomorrow and running through September 17th.

KANEKO’s newest exhibition is called Storytelling and runs through August 27th.

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