‘Red Summer’ Opens Bluebarn’s Season

September 27th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Bluebarn Theatre opens its 31st season with a somber, yet enlightening story from Omaha’s history. Red Summer, by playwright and novelist Beaufield Berry brings to the stage the life of Will Brown, who was tragically lynched in this city 100 years ago. Berry’s play is not just about the brutality of Brown’s murder, however, examining his life and relationships during a complicated time in America’s history.

Featuring Playwright Beaufield Berry

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Get to Know Your Unicameral: Sen. John McCollister

September 27th, 2019

By Emily White

In a continuing series on the Nebraska State Senate focusing on Omaha-area legislators, Emily White speaks with Senator John McCollister on some issues the state faces in the near future, such as nonpartisan redistricting and renewable energy.

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‘Dvorak’s New World,’ Omaha Symphony

September 20th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Featuring KVNO Music Director Darci Griffith and Symphony VP of Artistic Administration Dani Meier

Omaha Lit Fest Returns

September 12th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Omaha Lit Fest, an annual event that welcomes writers and readers from across the country is returning this weekend. Originally created by area novelist Timothy Schaffert, the event had been on hiatus but revived by Ted and Nicole Wheeler of the Dundee Company Roving Book Store.

Featuring Ted and Nicole Wheeler

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Cantus Arrives in Omaha, ‘One Giant Leap’

September 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Cantus, one of the nation’s premier men’s vocal ensembles will perform at UNO this Thursday. The Twin Cities based group’s diverse repertoire delights many different audiences, featuring classical, contemporary, and pop selections. They’ve performed at some of the country’s finest venues, been awarded some of the most prestigious grants, and have been heard on national radio programs like NPR’s Tiny Desk and APM’s Performance Today. Entering their 25th year, this season’s tour begins here in Omaha.

Featuring Tenor, Paul Sholtz

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Artist’s Coop Opens ‘Charmingly Twisted’

September 3rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight, the Artist Cooperative Gallery will open their next exhibition, Charmingly Twisted, featuring Jean Welborn and Cindy Rae Mathiasen.

Featuring Cindy Rae Mathiasen

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