Cassils’ “Resilience of the 20%” World Premier Set for Omaha

In Arts, on April 25th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will host LA based artist, Cassils, as part of an ongoing performance series, Phantom Revenant. Cassils, a recent recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, is transforming modern art with high stakes performances using the body as part of the spectacle.

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Opera Omaha Will Present Contemporary Tragicomedy, “Flight.”

In Arts, on April 21st, 2017

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Opera Omaha will show Flight, directed by James Darrah, Friday, April 21 and Sunday, April 23.
Flight tells the story of a diverse bunch of travelers trapped in an airport during inclement weather. A couple sorts out their relationship while flight attendants engage in a romantic tryst. All of their narratives are tied together by the story of a refugee living in the terminal of the airport, played by internationally performing countertenor Nicholas Tamagna.

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Artist Collaboration, “WEDES,” Debuts at Darger HQ

In Arts, on April 14th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—Artists Angela Simione and Sarah Rowe discussed their collaborative exhibition, WEDES, showing this tonight at Darger HQ. But at the time of our conversation, the artists had yet to meet each other in person. They’ve only gotten together this week to build their exhibition.

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Ken Ludwig’s Comedy, “Leading Ladies” Comes to the Omaha Community Playhouse

In Arts, on April 12th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—The Omaha Community Playhouse will present Leading Ladies will begin its run at the Omaha Community Playhouse this Friday, April 14th.

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The Nebraska Wind Symphony Celebrates 40 Years

In Arts, on April 7th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—The Nebraska Wind Symphony will host its 40th anniversary celebration concert this weekend, Sunday, April 9th at 3:00pm at the Omaha Conservatory Music.
The Wind Symphony unites eighty adult amateur musicians in the area to perform events for the community. Larry MacTaggart, music director and percussionist with the wind symphony, is enthusiastic about this weekend’s performance.

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A Masterworks concert of “Prodigies” featuring Ken-David Masur with the Omaha Symphony

In Arts, on April 7th, 2017

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“I think that a piece of music, in our minds, one that we know very well, is like a house that we live in. So, the more pieces of music you have, the more homes you feel you are inhabiting. It’s in your memory….

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