Generator Series Returns with Obelus Movement

In Arts, on June 21st, 2018

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Omaha, NE—Tonight, the next installment of the Generator series, organized by Omaha Under the Radar, hosted by the Kaneko, will feature Sound and Sensor by the Obelus Movement. The Generator Series brings the latest of experimental music and performance to Omaha. So what is Obelus? It’s the union of dance and experimental sound design from choreographer, Claire Cuny, and composer and sound designer, Monte Weber.

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Shakespeare on the Green Returns with ‘Much Ado’

In Arts, on June 20th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—With summer right around the corner, it’s time again for Nebraska Shakespeare’s Shakespeare on the Green. Each year, the company performs two of the English bard’s plays, one comedy and one tragedy. This Thursday, we begin with the much adored comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Susan Baer Collins.

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‘Siberian Exile’ Presented at Bookworm

In Arts, on June 18th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—Omaha Sister Cities Association, connecting Omaha with its foreign partners and their nations, is inviting the community to a book presentation by Canadian author, Julija Šukys at the Bookworm this Wednesday evening. Her family is from Lithuania, a sister city nation. While researching her second book, Epistolophilia, the biography of a Lithuanian librarian who secretly helped Jews in the ghetto, Šukys had not expected to find an interview with her own grandmother in the archive.

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OCMS Summer Concerts, ‘Four Plus Four’ This Weekend

In Arts, on June 15th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—Omaha Chamber Music Society’s Summer Concert Series continues this Sunday with Four Plus Four at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, featuring two string quartets. Each ensemble will perform a different piece, but they’ll come together for the final highlight performance.

Interviews with Omaha Symphony Violinists, Anne Nagosky and Kevin Tompkins.

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Omaha’s Sister Cities Unite for ‘Persona Non Grata’

In Arts, on June 14th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—For a long, long time, there has been a growing special relationship between various cities all over the world—Sister Cities, or cities with a special bond for encouraging, trade, diplomacy and tourism. Omaha too has sister cities in several countries, including Germany, Mexico, Lithuania, and China. Omaha Sister Cities Association is a local nonprofit dedicated to the global community, hosting cross cultural events and programs.

On Tuesday the 19th, the Association will collaborate with the Institute for Holocaust Education for a film screening of Persona Non Grata (2015), directed by Cellin Gluck, an unlikely story of rescue, which happens joins two of Omaha’s sister communities.

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OutrSpaces’ 2nd Annual Conspire Festival Saturday

In Arts, on June 14th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—OUTRSpaces is hosting their second annual Conspire Music and Arts Festival this Saturday. It might be only one night for the audience, but it’s taking artists a long week to prepare. That’s because Conspire joins artists at random, many of whom who have never even met. Rockers, jazz players, classical musicians, thesbians and visual artists are working now in groups to present something entirely new.

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