Arts and culture

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.

Pirates and Mermaids: Voyage to Creature Cove is the newest exhibit on view at the Omaha Children’s Museum.

Sheila Hicks: Material Voices is on view at Joslyn Art Museum June 5th through September 4th.

Loessfest 2016 kicks off Saturday, May 28th with a Run Loess Half Marathon and continues through Sunday, June 5th with a variety of concerts and family-friendly activities.

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and internationally recognized pianist Kathryn Stott perform in recital at the Holland Center tomorrow evening at 7:30.

Ballet Nebraska premieres its new frontier-themed ballet Go West! tonight at Joslyn Art Museum and Sunday at Iowa Western Community College’s Arts Center.

Omaha Performing Arts 2016/2017 season offers a diverse range of performance options for a wide range of audience tastes.

Omaha's Dundee Theater to become Film Streams' second venue

Feb 24, 2016
Alley Poyner Macchietto/Film Streams

A historic movie theater in Omaha’s Dundee neighborhood will continue on.

An exhibit of the artwork of the late Kent Bellows will be on view at Creighton University’s Lied Art Gallery March 14th through April 14th.

Creating Camelot exhibit comes to Omaha's Durham Museum

Feb 19, 2016

A new exhibit at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes you in to the personal life and presidential campaign of John F. Kennedy.