Maha Music Festival Fighting ‘Brain Drain’

In Arts, on August 18th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—This Saturday at Aksarben Village, the annual non-profit Maha Music Festival will open again for one full day of music performances from some of the top acts in Omaha and the nation—The Faint, Belle and Sebastian, The New Pornographers and Sleigh Bells to name a few. Hip Hop group Run the Jewels will headline following the release of third album.

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Art and Architecture: Mike Nesbit’s FLOOD

In Arts, on August 16th, 2017

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Nesbit began a career in professional baseball but later studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture. His current work unites visual art and architecture, combining drawing and painting aesthetics with large scale installation techniques and concrete canvases.

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Synthesizers and Sensors: ‘Soundscapes’ at Kaneko

In Arts, on August 14th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—This week, the Kaneko will host its next music performance as part of the Kinetic series, “Soundscapes” with multi-instrumentalist Graham Ulicny. Ulicny has played with several popular bands like Thick Paint, Reptar, Icky Blossoms and The Faint, but his role in this solo show might be engineer as much as musician.

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‘African Body Soul and Movement’ at Kaneko

In Arts, on August 11th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—This Friday, the Kaneko will host African Body, Soul and Movement, a Soul MVMNT Production written by Edem K. Garro. Garro, who often performs under the name Edem Soul Music, is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, motivational speaker, and fellow at the Union for Contemporary Arts.

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‘Color Me Camille: The Music of Barbra Streisand’

In Arts, on August 8th, 2017

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This weekend, the Omaha Community Playhouse will show Color Me Camille: The Music of Barbra Streisand, performed by singer, Camille Metoyer Moten. Back by popular demand, this is Moten’s second performance of Streisand’s music at the Playhouse.

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Vesper Concert Series Welcomes New Artistic Director

In Arts, on August 8th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—Since 1988, the Vesper Concert series has been showcasing local and international musicians in some of Omaha’s best chamber music performances at the Presbyterian Church of the Cross. Now after 30 years, founder Dana Sloan is stepping down and Stacie Haneline will be taking over as Artistic Director.

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