The Generator Series Presents ‘Wailing’ at Kaneko

October 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Under the Radar has been at the forefront of the city’s contemporary and experimental music scene for the last several years, but it has expanded beyond its regular summer schedule. Kaneko has opened its facilities for regular events throughout the year, Soundry, a workshop for hobbyist musicians, and the Generator Series which returns tonight with Wailing.

Featuring Under the Radar Director Amanda Deboer Bartlett

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American Midwest Ballet Opens Season with ‘Momentum’

October 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—American Midwest Ballet returns this season next Friday, beginning with the fan favorite show, Momentum. Performed every year, Momentum is not a single ballet, but a mixed repertory production and an opportunity for audiences to experience various types of music and styles. This year’s performance is especially festive, marking the company’s 10th year. Momentum will feature Artistic Director Erika Overturff’s original choreography, “Party Animals”, some music from Cuba, and a company favorite, “In the Style of Bob Fosse”, which is being performed for the second time.

Featuring AM Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Erika Overturff

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‘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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‘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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