Vesper Concerts Begins with ‘Baroque Sensations’

September 16th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Vesper Concert series, based at the Presbyterian Church of the Cross, begins its next season this weekend with “Baroque Sensations,” a collection of pieces from the composers of the era—Telemann, Vivaldi, and Bach. The concert will feature flute, violins, viola, cello and harpsichord. Juliet Yoshida, violinist with the Omaha Symphony has also organized “Baroque Sensations.”

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Friday Faculty Focus: Mark Celinscak

September 15th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

OMAHA, Neb. – This week on Friday Faculty Focus with KVNO’s Brandon McDermott speaks with Mark Celinscak, the Louis & Frances Blumkin Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies from the Department of History at UNO.

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‘Omaha Reads’ Author to Discuss New Novel Tonight

September 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Author Jonis Agee, born in Omaha, raised in Nebraska and Missouri, has written 12 books—six novels as a well as short fiction and poetry. She’s won numerous awards for her work and currently teaches creative writing and 20th century fiction at the University of Nebraska , Lincoln.

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UNO’s Reading Series Begins with Lisa Fay Coutley

September 12th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—UNO’s Writers’ Workshop Reading Series invites poets and writers to Omaha to give the community a chance to hear today’s leading voices.

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‘Chapter 5: River’: A Visual Novel

September 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Visual artist Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez, born in Bogota, Colombia, has been a resident of Lincoln for 6 years after a 20 year stay in NYC. Her work has been shown in various Nebraska galleries, including Darger HQ and Project Project in Omaha, and her next exhibition, Chapter 5: River, will open at the Union for Contemporary Art this Friday. The collection builds on her most recent exhibitions, representing a personal and cultural narrative.

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‘Fragile Boundaries’ at Darger HQ

September 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Friday, September 2, Darger HQ gallery will open their next show, Fragile Boundaries. Darger brings together local and international artists, this time Camille Hawbaker, based in Omaha, and Jordanian-British artist Julia Ibbini, currently living in Abu-Dhabi. The artists’ works complement each other in that they both consider pattern, color, and texture, and conceptually respond to feelings on location and identity. Hawbaker has lived in various cities in the states, and Ibbini noted that concerns regarding identity might be endemic in the United Arab Emirates.

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