22nd Annual “Christmas at the Cathedral”

November 29th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This weekend, The Omaha Symphonic Chorus will perform their 22nd annual Christmas at the Cathedral concert at the St. Cecilia Cathedral. This time the Chorus is partnering with the Nebraska Wesleyan University Concert Choir, making an ensemble of around 150 voices. 

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Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild Show Tomorrow

November 17th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Saturday, the Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild will host their annual Fiber Arts Show. The Guild is Omaha’s place for exchanging ideas to improve techniques in hand-weaving and hand-spinning, as well as other fiber arts, like knitting, crocheting and dyeing.

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Roomful of Teeth to Perform at Kaneko

November 16th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Dedicated to the work of living composers and music of the 21st century, The Generator Series is returning to Kaneko tonight for its third installment with choral group, Roomful of Teeth. Inspired by vocal styles from around the world, Roomful of Teeth reimagines the expressive potential of the human voice, utilizing techniques like throat singing explained Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, director of Omaha Under the Radar.

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Spring Awakening: The Directors’ Interview

November 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This week, UNO Theatre will begin its run of Spring Awakening, the hit rock musical by songwriter Duncan Sheik and playwright Steven Sater.  Based on the 19th century play of the same name by Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening is the story of German adolescents struggling to understand sexual intimacy in a society that doesn’t even permit the thought of it. It won eight Tony Awards during its Broadway run, starting in 2006. As expected from any acclaimed Broadway production, the musical offers dynamic songs, choreography and engaging dialogue, but it also negotiates weighty themes, such as sexual abuse, teen pregnancy and suicide.

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UNO Prepares for “Spring Awakening”

November 13th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Tucked away in a corner room on a Friday night, hidden from any would-be listeners, UNO students and faculty are hard at work on their next theater performance.

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‘Lines Forming’ at Darger HQ

November 10th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Friday at Darger HQ gallery on Vinton Street, Lines Forming, a collaborative exhibition by local artist Angie Seykora and DC based artist Ying Zhu will open to the public. Seykora and Zhu both work in three dimensions—sculpture. But their work is constructed from everyday objects—plastics, glass, fabric and hardware.

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