Omaha Under the Radar Enters 5th Year

July 25th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“There will be surprising things, there things that make us uncomfortable, things that confuse us, things that bore us, and things that we have no reference for. And then the next thing you hear might be a songwriter with a ukulele that sounds kind of pleasant.”

Read More

Bemis Hosts Open House/Open Studios

July 21st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—At the Okada Center at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, artist Jenny Yurshansky is forming metal into coils, which will become integral pieces to one of her larger ceramic works. It’s all part of the current Artist Residency Program at Bemis, hosting 10 artists out of almost 300 hundred applicants. It’s a chance for artists from all over the country and around the world to live and work carefree in Omaha for about three months. Their works in progress and studio spaces will be on display at Bemis this Saturday.

Read More

‘Sounds Good’ to Be at The Union

July 19th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This weekend, the Union for Contemporary Art will open Sounds Good, an exhibition by local artist, Ella Weber at their Wanda D. Ewing Gallery.

Weber emphasizes perhaps the least glamorous part of the artist life. Even after attaining a Masters in Fine Arts, showing all over the country, and attending several residency programs, Weber, like many artists, still works a full time job unrelated to the arts—in her case, a deli.

Read More

Vesper Concerts Hosts ‘Classical Rockstars,’ Sybarite5

July 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Vesper Concert Series, one of Omaha’s most dedicated classical music organizers, will host the chamber music ensemble, Sybarite5 this Monday, July 16th. Departing from classical standards, Sybarite and vesper offer a new experience for the audience. Sybarite5 is a classically trained and organized string quintet, but they’re repertoire includes the likes of pop stars, like David Bowie and Radiohead. They’ve been called classically trained rock stars.

Read More

‘Transcriptions’ at Darger HQ

July 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Darger HQ gallery will open their next exhibition tonight, Transcriptions. As always, the gallery has paired two artists—one local and one visiting—Sheila Talbitzer from Omaha and Cindy Rehm from LA.

Read More

‘The Map and Its Porcelain Goat’

July 6th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Maple Street Construct, a gallery in Benson, was initially founded to create an artistic link between Omaha and L.A. Now, the gallery is showing what the Midwest has to offer in the word of contemporary art.

Tonight, Maple Street Construct will open the exhibition, The Map and its Porcelain Goat, by Iowa artist, Peter Goché.

Read More
©2018 KVNO News