Bemis Center Explores Empathy in Art

October 19th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—In addition to serving as a gallery space, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts engages with the community through their artist-in-residence program, and opportunity for local and international artists to live and work at the downtown facility for about two months. This time the theme is “Art, Empathy and Ethos,” focusing on artists whose work negotiates,
understands and communicates themes relating to empathy.

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Chamber Music Series, Eko Nova Returns with Percussion

October 17th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—“The music that I chose for this concert is a reflection of myself, for sure, and my background, which is which is diverse and involves world percussion—stuff outside of the classical realm,” said Derek Dreier, Composer and Assistant Principal Percussionist with the Omaha Symphony.

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Ballet Nebraska’s ‘Momentum: In the Style of Bob Fosse’

October 16th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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‘French Masterpieces’ from Opera Vox

October 13th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—If you’re not acquainted with the talent of Opera Omaha’s performers yet, this Sunday morning might be a chance with Opera Vox, a new performance series in collaboration with Gallery 1516 and Hal France. This isn’t an opera or selections from opera, but rather song cycles for voice and piano. Visitors can enjoy a light breakfast, coffee and art song.

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Shatner Tells All in ‘Shatner’s World,’ Coming to Omaha

October 10th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Many fans know him from some of his hit shows like Boston Legal, Shatner’s Raw Nerve, and of course Star Trek in the role Captain James T. Kirk, but there isn’t much in show business that he hasn’t done. Shatner is still writing books, performing on music albums, and now he’s on tour for “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It,” a one man show about his life and career.

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Bug Symposium, “Weirdest Thing to Do in Omaha”

October 6th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Started in 2014 by Dave Crane, The Omaha Bug Symposium was a chance for local bands to perform and for Crane to show some of his own bug photography. Since moving from the West Wing to Midtown Art Supply and now to OutrSpaces, the event has expanded, offering lectures, music, gifts, and art—all bug related, of course.

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