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Arts
5:06 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Comedian Mike Birbiglia is in town for one-night only

Mike Birbiglia

Best-selling author and comedian Mike Birbiglia is presenting his one-man show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, this Friday at the Holland Center

Birbiglia is a regular guest on Public Radio International’s This American Life, heard Saturday mornings on KIOS.  He says he’s creating a film from footage of My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, a show he says he’s constantly rewriting. 

Birbiglia says the show is about how he decided to get married despite his not believing in the idea of marriage.

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Arts
4:39 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Joslyn Symposium Celebrates the Expedition of Prince Maximilian of Wied and Swiss artist Karl Bodmer

Volume 1 of Maximilian's Original Journals, Open to Pages 224-225, Showing the Prince's Colorful Depictions of the Sauk and Meskwaki Indians He Met in St. Louis, March 1833

Prince Maximilian of Wied and Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, traveled the West during a transformative period in the country from 1832-1834.  

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Arts
5:06 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Jerusalem, Bethsaida Exhibits Open UNO Art Gallery for Fall 2012

UNO’s Art Gallery is hosting two exhibits this fall, one focusing on Jerusalem and one on the Bethsaida Excavations Project.

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Arts
3:23 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Performing Arts Groups and Concerned Residents Rally around Omaha Music Hall

Omaha Music Hall

Local businessman, Mike Cassling is concerned that not much money or time has been put into the Omaha Civic Auditorium and Omaha Music Hall over the last 20 years.

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Arts
12:00 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

The Prairie Expedition Exhibition is on View at Metro

The Prairie Expedition Exhibition opened at Metropolitan Community College last week and features photographs created by students during a field trip to the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie.

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Arts
5:06 am
Mon August 13, 2012

KANEKO Receives Multiple Monetary Gifts

KANEKO recently received three separate, anonymous gifts for one million dollars.

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General News
5:06 am
Wed August 8, 2012

"Remembering Our Fallen" in Bellevue this week

“Remembering Our Fallen” is an exhibit honoring Nebraska’s fallen soldiers.

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Arts
5:06 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Sprawl Opens at the Kent Bellows Studio Friday

Kent Bellows Studio

Sprawl: The Kent Bellows Studio Young Artist Exhibition opens Friday, August 3rd and continues throughout the month.

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Arts
5:06 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Restoring the Benson Theatre to its Former Glory

The Benson Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville theatre.  It was converted to a movie theatre in the 1940’s, and became retail space in 1953. 

In 2010, the space was purchased by Lund Ross Contractors for the purpose of restoring the theatre to its original purpose. 

Monty Eich, Marketing Manager for the Benson Theatre Project, says the organization wants the theatre to become a community hub.  He says the plan is to offer live musical, theatrical, and comedy events, as well as select films. 

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