First Omaha Bicycle Art Tour Tomorrow

September 29th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“Open Studios are so important for artists, because not only is the community able to somehow demystify the whole creative process… but it’s also an incredible opportunity for people to purchase directly from the artist,” Bacon said. “So I really encourage people to keep that in mind when they’re traveling about.”

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Rediscovered Masterpieces: The Music of Robert Owens at UNO

September 28th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Robert Owens, prominent African American composer born in 1925 passed away just this year, but he was relatively unknown in the states until the last decade. Tonight at UNO, Reimer along with pianist Stacie Haneline, cellist Karen Becker, and violist Clark Potter will perform Owens’ work—three American premieres of chamber music, and four pieces written recently by Owens for Reimer, and some selections from Owen’s major influences.

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‘Our Town’ Returns to UNO after 25 Years

September 26th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—UNO Theatre’s performance season begins tomorrow with Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play Our Town, directed by Professor Scott Glasser. Our Town was last performed at UNO 25 years ago, directed by Doug Paterson, and it was the first play to ever show at the Weber Fine Arts Building.   

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OPA Celebrates 150: ‘Nebraska in Motion’

September 22nd, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—To celebrate Nebraska 150, Omaha Performing Arts will present Nebraska in Motion a performance comprising 14 of the area’s prominent dance troupes. This is OPA’s first time putting this event together, and Taylor Wyatt, Community Engagement Assistant, explained that it’s fitting for the sesquicentennial.

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A “Concerto for Violin and Jazz Trio” opens the 2017/18 Masterworks Series

September 22nd, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

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Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Changes Game

September 22nd, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

OMAHA, Neb. — The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center opened this summer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott speaks with Cancer survivor Matthew Barros about what the new Cancer Center will mean for patients diagnosed with cancer.

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