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3:09 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Omaha Performing Arts Engages Community

Memphis the Musical!, Couresy of Omaha Performing Arts

Community involvement is the goal of a two-part Omaha Performing Arts outreach event that begins Tuesday.

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6:06 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Only Human on View at JCC

Multitask, charcoal, 2011, Courtney Kenny

Artist Courtney Kenny’s “Only Human” exhibition is on view at the Jewish Community Center throughout January.

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1:05 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Future, Beware!: documenting the history of the Holocaust through photos

An image from Future, Beware!, opening Thursday in Omaha.
Credit Ophir Palmon

An exhibit opening Thursday in Omaha documents the Holocaust through the experiences of teenagers who visited concentration camps in Poland.

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6:06 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Joslyn Receives Grant to Support Artist Visit

Oswald the Blue Octopus, Dan Yaccarino

  

Joslyn Art Museum will bring award-winning author and children’s book illustrator Dan Yaccarino to Omaha.

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6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

East Meets West at Joslyn

Joslyn Art Museum

A Journey Without End features the work of illustrator and author Ed Young.

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Arts
5:05 am
Thu November 29, 2012

OAYO's Holiday Collaboration Returns


This weekend, the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra presents its 2nd annual Holiday Concert Collaboration.

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5:05 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Holiday Under Glass starts today at Joslyn

This year, the Joslyn Art Museum’s Holiday Under Glass series will nearly double its offerings with nine concerts.

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6:06 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Holiday Lights Kicks off on Thanksgiving

Holiday Lights Festival 2011

The 13th annual Holiday Lights Festival kicks off Thanksgiving evening at 6:00 p.m.

That’s when Mayor Jim Suttle will light up the Gene Leahy Mall.  Chris Kircher, Vice President of Corporate Affairs for ConAgra, says this year CenturyLink will be handing out LED lights to the first 3,000 people in attendance. 

He says they want people to light their lights at the same time as the mayor switches on the lights downtown.

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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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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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