LIVE! Storytelling First Show Sunday

November 29th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—A good book can be enjoyed at home or at a library, but literature often thrives as performance on the streets and in coffee shops. But most audiences looking for live readings are probably hearing mostly poetry—no fiction, no essays. Writer and UNO instructor, Jaye Viner, questioned why that is when designing a new series opening this Sunday at Kaneko, called Live! Storytelling.

Featuring LIVE! Founder, Jaye Viner

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‘The Nutcracker’ Returns for the Holidays

November 22nd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—One of the most recognized ballets ever choreographed and a holiday tradition the world over, The Nutcracker returns to local stages, performed by none other than American Midwest Ballet. It’s a story that many audiences know, but still one that can be enjoyed every year.  

Featuring Erika Overturff, CEO and Artistic Director of American Midwest Ballet

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Vesper Concert Series Welcomes Arx Duo

November 15th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Monday, the Vesper Concert Series will welcome the Arx Duo to Omaha, two percussionists, Mari Yoshinaga and Garrett Arney. They have performed with marimbas and other melodic percussion instruments in the past, but they also incorporate drums and found objects in their work, like soda and soup cans. According to Arney, it’s about expanding the world of percussion and being able to create more sounds than two musicians should be capable of.

Featuring Garrett Arney

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Omaha Area Youth Orchestra Returns to Strauss

November 15th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Omaha Area Youth Orchestra returns to the stage at the Strauss Performing Arts Center this Sunday for their All Orchestra Concert featuring all auditioned ensembles. OAYO has performed on UNO’s campus many times before, but not since Strauss’s renovation.

Featuring OAYO Music Director, Aviva Segall.

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Amplify Arts Opens New Exhibition Tonight

November 8th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Amplify Arts opens their next Generator Grant Exhibition tonight at their Generator Space on Vinton Street. Titled, i borrow my comparisons from clay, being clay myself, the show features the work of ceramicist Sarah Hummel Jones and painter Erik Daniel White. Amplify Arts Program Director, Peter Fankhauser.

Featuring Sarah Hummel Jones and Peter Fankhauser

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UNMC Classes Teach People to ‘Stop the Bleed’

November 8th, 2019

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In the event of an emergency, first-aid training is invaluable to those immediately on the scene. KVNO Student Reporter Bre Smith has more on a program that teaches people best practices when quick and effective response is needed.

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