‘Re Purpose’ Open Now at Kaneko

June 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Re•Purpose, the newest exhibition at Kaneko, is open now. Based on the theme of reused materials, featured works by local and visiting artists, as well as workshops, lectures, and performances are on display until August 24.

Featuring Kaneko’s Executive Director, Stephan Grot

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Maple St. Construct Opens ‘A Surfer’s Time’

June 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—LA architect and artist Robin Donaldson will show work tonight at Benson’s Maple Street Construct in, titled A Surfer’s Time. The gallery highlights the art of architecture at the same time bridging Omaha to the rest of the nation’s creative hubs. The title and the show itself might not have come together, though, if weren’t for a colleague’s suggestion.

Featuring Artist, Robin Donaldson.

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Play ‘Games’ at Kaneko

June 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—A leader in Omaha’s experimental and new music scene, the Generator Series at Kaneko returns this Saturday with “Games”. The concert features both local acts and returning alum of the Under the Radar Festival, all focused on making music playful.

Featuring Organizers Stacey Barelos and Amanda Deboer Bartlett

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Fremont Strong Weekend Festival Benefits Flood Victims

May 30th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Nebraskans are still recovering from flooding earlier this year, and as the water recedes, many people are ready to rebuild and move forward. This weekend’s Freemont Strong Festival gives audiences a chance to support those in need while enjoying two full days of live music, comedy and more in one of the state’s most heavily affected communities.

Featuring Chris Marsh, Ken Phares, and Ty Ingram

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‘Ragtime’ on Stage Now at Playhouse

May 30th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Community Playhouse’s season finale, open now, brings the sights and sounds of early century New York to the stage. Ragtime, the musical based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow, weaves narratives of America’s upper and lower classes and the city’s burgeoning immigrant community. Some of the era’s historical figures appear on stage as well, like Harry Houdini, Booker T. Washington, and J.P. Morgan, and while these competing groups come into conflict, they also find some harmony.

Featuring Jodi Vacaro

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UNO Opens ‘Sensory 3.0’

May 20th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Happening now on UNO’s campus, the Webber Fine Arts Gallery and Osbourne Family Gallery have opened Sensory: Please Touch the Art 3.0, an exhibit where attendees are encouraged to engage with touch. The annual exhibition began in 2016, the idea of Assistant Professor of Art Education, Jeremy Johnson.

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