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KANEKO presents a new exhibit opening Tuesday, September 22nd called Design in Motion.

Ballet Nebraska will present a piece from its first production of the 2015-2016 season on September 11th as part of Opera Omaha’s Opera Outdoors event.

UNO’s first exhibit of the 2015-2016 school year opens today.  Denise Brady, Coordinator for the UNO Art Gallery, says the exhibit is being offered in conjunction with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association’s Annual Conference. 

The 5th annual North Omaha Summer Arts’ Arts Crawl takes place tonight from 6:00 to 9:00.

The Nebraska Arts Council awarded the Joslyn Art Museum a grant for more than $39,000.

Bemis Center hosting Open House and Open Studios on Saturday

Jul 31, 2015

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will have two locations open Saturday for public tours and events.

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts recently opened a new exhibit called Brandon Ballengee: Collapse.

Film Streams series explores rock and roll

Jul 10, 2015

An upcoming series at Film Streams focuses on the voices and history of rock and roll.

“The Way We Worked” is an exhibit that will tour the state beginning this fall.

Jazz on the Green runs six consecutive Thursdays in Turner Park at Midtown Crossing starting July 9th.

This year’s Omaha Summer Arts Festival features artwork from 135 professional artists from all over the country.

Omaha Performing Arts

A list of the top theatre venues in the Midwest includes two in Omaha.

Great Plains Theatre Conference returns May 23rd

May 18, 2015

29 plays are part of this year’s PlayLab and MainStage at the Great Plains Theatre Conference.

Omaha Performing Arts’ 2015-2016 season is the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Holland Center and Omaha Performing Arts as a major presenter.

The Fontenelle Boulevard Banner Project is a partnership of the Clairmont Heights Neighborhood Association, the Benson-Ames Alliance and Omaha by Design.

“There Will Be No Stay” is a documentary about execution from the executioner’s experience.  Director Patty Dillon says the film took seven years to make.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has the story.

St. Patrick’s Day comes early to the Holland Center with a performance featuring the Irish-American group Cherish the Ladies on Wednesday, March 11th.

On Her Own at OFF

Mar 5, 2015

 “On Her Own” is an intimate portrait of one farmer and her family.  Filmmaker Morgan Schmidt-Feng says the movie documents their struggle over a five-year period to save their fifth generation farm.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

Father Unknown at OFF

Mar 3, 2015

“Father Unknown” is not a film Director David Quint set out to make and yet at the same time, he says it was a film he had been making his whole life. The movie will screen at the Omaha Film Festival next week.  Here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee with the details…

Aspie Seeks Love at OFF

Mar 2, 2015

“Aspie Seeks Love” is about a witty writer named David Matthews who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at the age of 41.  The documentary will screen at the Omaha Film Festival next week.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee.

"American Moderns," 1910-1960: From O’Keefe to Rockwell is the new exhibition on view at Joslyn Art Museum through May 17th

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will offer an OS Fermentation Series beginning at the end of this month.

The KANEKO-UNO Creativity Library and UNO’s Writer’s Workshop are presenting the second program in their Process Series this week.

Artist Watie White used grant funds he received from the Mid-America Arts Alliance to continue work on a collaborative project with Habitat for Humanity.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A grant from Google will help the Council Bluffs Public Library create a so-called makerspace, where people can make use of high-tech tools like a 3D printer.

Artist and Creighton alumnae Angie Seykora will have an exhibition on view at the Lied Art Gallery next month.

Holiday Under Glass is Joslyn Art Museum’s annual holiday luncheon concert series.

22 artists from Omaha and Lincoln artists recently participated in a series of weekly workshops called Artist INC Live Omaha.

Dr. Kate Gale, Editor for the Los Angeles Review and instructor in UNO’s MFA in Writing program, will be reading selections from her most recent work The Side Door Lounge on Friday. 

The Benson Theatre Nonprofit recently announced its purchase of the Benson Theatre at 6054 Maple Street.

Lenli Corbett, Chair of the Board for the Benson Theatre Nonprofit, says community support made the purchase possible. 

Corbett says the Benson Theatre Nonprofit needs to raise a total of $1.2 million.  This money will fund the renovations and the first few years of operating expenses. 

Corbett says the primary purpose of the theatre is to offer a shared space for nonprofits.

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