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.

The world famous Radio City Rockettes are coming to Omaha for the first time in November.

Film Streams and UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies are presenting the 4th annual Cinemateca Series August 29th through September 30th.

Opera Unbound is the theme of Opera Omaha’s 2014-2015 season.

WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS is a documentary film by David Wilson.

Broadway Bound

Jul 22, 2014

Students from Omaha, Papillion, Bellevue, Lincoln, Grand Island and southwest Iowa are participating in Omaha Performing Arts’ Broadway Intensive this week.

A 65-foot high steel sculpture by Mark di Suvero will be installed at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park in Council Bluffs later this summer.

Social Studies is the new exhibit on view at the W. Dale Clark Library in downtown Omaha.

Film Streams is now accepting submissions for its annual Local Filmmakers Showcase.

Actor and stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard is bringing his latest show, “Force Majeure” to the Holland Center tomorrow night.

Omaha Performing Arts’ 2014-2015 season is going to be one of the best ever.

MCC bringing public art project to south Omaha

May 12, 2014

A 3,300 square foot space at Metro Community College’s South Omaha campus will become a public art project.

Film Streams’ Forever Young Series offers movies the whole family can watch together.

A new exhibit opening Sunday focuses on engaging the community in conversations concerning prejudice and stereotypes.