The inaugural season of Omaha Performing Arts Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing concludes Thursday with a special night of music at its new location, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 31st and Dodge Streets. The Jazz on the Green finale will be a fitting tribute to the late Luigi Waites and his impact on the local jazz scene.
FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: The Art of the Steal. Guests: Jack Becker, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Joslyn Art Museum; Hesse McGraw, Curator at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts; Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein, Executive Director of the Peter Kiewit Foundation. Moderator: Mike Kelly, Omaha World-Herald columnist
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY MICHAEL G. LAWLER LECTURE IN THEOLOGY – John O’Keefe, Creighton University Professor of Theology, and holder of the A. F. Jacobson Chair in Communications at Creighton “The New Cosmology and Catholic Theology”
CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Thomas Cahill, author of “How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe”, “Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels”, and “A Saint on Death Row: The Story of Dominique Green” “Courage and Kindness on Death Row”
Concert series presents Thursday shows through August.
Omaha, Nebraska – The inaugural season of Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing is underway. The concert series which has presented a stellar lineup of musicians for Omaha summer audiences has now been reborn at a new venue, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 31st and Dodge Streets.
The first concert in the new series & new location took place Thursday, July 8th with the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band and an evening of soulful latin jazz.