Shakespeare on the Green Returns

In Arts, on June 21st, 2017

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“Working on it, it’s a whale of a good time,” Vincent Carlson-Brown said. “Lots of fights, lots of beautiful language. These characters are extreme, and they’re fascinating. They’re interesting to peel off all the layers and really uncover and discover who these characters are. It’s fascinating process.”

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Classic ’70s Tunes Come to Omaha Coummunity Playhouse

In Arts, on June 20th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—Starting June 15, the Omaha Community Playhouse will be showing Girls Like Us: The Music of Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell. Singers, Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie, and Marianne Murphy Orland will perform some of the pop icons’ greatest hits while taking a look at their lives.

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Video Art and Pop Culture at Darger HQ

In Arts, on June 8th, 2017

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Omaha, NE—Darger HQ Gallery brings local and national artists together to share a single collaborative space. In the past, the gallery has shown paintings sculpture, photography, mixed media—this Friday, June 9, will be the opening of “Together Forever,” a collection of videos by local artist Peter Fankhauser and New York based artist Jaimie Warren.

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Circle Theatre Revival: “Phil’s Diner” Open for Business

In Arts, on June 2nd, 2017

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Omaha, NE—”Phil’s Diner” was a concept designed by The Circle Theatre co-founder, Doug Marr in the ‘80s, and it may be the first example of what you might call diner theater. There’s not a stage, exactly–guests watch from their tables as the lives of Phil and a gang of other plucky characters unfold around them.

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Thomas Wilkins and the Symphony conclude with Mahler’s Ninth

In Arts, on June 2nd, 2017

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“I was probably in college by the time I got to Mahler, and it was his first symphony. The conductor was George Solti, but it wasn’t Chicago, it was the London Symphony, and I think I wore the grooves out of the LP.
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Art and Agriculture: “Continuous Service Altered Daily” Opens at the Bemis

In Arts, on May 30th, 2017

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The subject of David Brooks’ latest work is probably not too common in the art world. What he was describing is a combine harvester, which he has dismantled and re-purposed at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts for his exhibition, “Continuous Service Altered Daily.”

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