The Omaha Film Festival runs March 7th through the 11th at the Great Escape Cinema 16. The Festival will screen several documentaries next week, including Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters. Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee introduces us to the filmmakers…
The Liverpool Legends will perform at Morton Magnet Middle School tonight at 7:00.
The group is comprised of musicians specially picked by Beatle George Harrison’s sister, Louise.
Dan Mattran, Instrumental Music Director at Morton Magnet, says the concert will offer a complete Beatles experience with music that spans the Fab Four’s entire career. He says the performance will feature Morton’s chorus and band on selected songs.
Last weekend, the Joslyn Art Museum opened To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibit explores beliefs about life, death and the afterlife. With more, here’s KIOS’ Cheril Lee…
A new exhibit at Omaha’s Loves Jazz and Art Center focuses on the African-American church experience.
The exhibit is called “Soul Sanctuary.” It’s a collection of images by photographer Jason Miccolo Johnson of the black church experience. Tim Clark, executive director of Loves Jazz and Arts Center, says the 50 portraits show the worship, energy, and spirituality present in African-American churches.
The Nebraska Humanities Council recently added 14 new programs to its Speakers’ Bureau.
Programs are available to any Nebraska nonprofit organization for a small processing fee. Mary Yager, Associate Director for the NHC, says there are about 300 programs in rotation at the Speakers’ Bureau at any given time. She says the NHC puts out a call for speakers every three to four years.
Yager says they recently expanded their programs to include subjects they haven’t had recently. New programs center on Annie Oakley, the railroad and spoken word artists.