Arts

Arts
8:15 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Omaha's Alexander Payne the subject of a new book by a local author

As Alexander Payne returns to the state to film Nebraska, his next movie, a new book by Omaha author-journalist Leo Adam Biga provides a revealing look at the emergence and development of Omaha's favorite film director. Omaha Public Radio's Michael Lyon spoke with Biga about his new book.

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Arts
6:06 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Joshua Bell plays with the Omaha Symphony

Joshua Bell

Virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell performs with the Omaha Symphony tonight and tomorrow at the Holland Center. 

Bell will be performing Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto,” a piece he says was considered unplayable when it was composed because of its considerable technical challenges.

Though Bell has played the piece more than a thousand times, he says he never tires of it.

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Arts
3:34 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

SHREK! The Musical comes to the Orpheum

SHREK! The Musical is onstage at the Orpheum Theatre through Sunday.

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Arts
5:06 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Cobweb Castle is Perfect for Pint-Sized Visitors

Cobweb Castle, Courtesy of Omaha Children's Museum

Cobweb Castle is the Omaha Children’s Museum’s not-so-scary haunted house.

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Arts
5:06 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Artists Support Artists at the Bemis

There are about 250 artists participating in the Bemis Center’s 14th Annual Art Auction this Saturday.

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Arts
5:06 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Local Filmmakers Shine in Showcase

Film Streams’ Local Filmmakers Showcase had a different set of judges this year.

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Arts
1:00 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Historic north Omaha building to become an arts and culture center

A vacant building in north Omaha will soon become an arts and culture center thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Arts
5:06 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Calling all playwrights

Great Plains Theatre Conference 2012, by Thomas Grady

The Great Plains Theatre Conference announced a Call for Plays recently.

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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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