UNO’s International Concert Series continues with Nebraska Rising Stars

In Arts, on November 5th, 2018

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Film Streams’ 9th Annual Filmmaker Showcase

In Arts, on November 1st, 2018

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Omaha NE—Omaha’s source for classic and contemporary art film, Film Streams also highlights local filmmakers and their stories. Tonight is the opening night of their ninth Local Filmmaker showcase, featuring local short films.

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Radio Theater Comeback— ‘The Ballad of Anna the Brave’

In Arts, on October 25th, 2018

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Omaha, NE—The Ballad of Anna the Brave premiers at Gallery 1516 this weekend. In addition to being one of Omaha’s forefront visual art galleries, Gallery 1516 offers audiences a diverse palette of entertainment on Sunday mornings, usually music with classical or operatic leanings, but this weekend it’s a different kind of throwback—radio theater.

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UNO’s Heartland Philharmonic performs Annual Haunt-cert this Sunday with New Director

In Arts, on October 23rd, 2018

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DR BROOKS: “Being the new Director of Orchestra’s here at UNO, I knew there was a tradition of this annual Huant-cert, it took me a few months to get used to saying “Huant-cert”, but now I’m used to it so it sounds like a normal thing, a normal word and people look at me strange now.”

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American Midwest Ballet Season Begins

In Arts, on October 20th, 2018

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American Midwest Ballet might be a new name, but the company will be continuing some of their classic programs, beginning the season with Momentum. Momentum is not one ballet, but several performances highlighting a diversity of periods, musical styles, and technique. Matthew Lovegood, Ballet Master of American Midwest Ballet.

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Opera Omaha’s Pagliacci Part 2

In Arts, on October 15th, 2018

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Opera Omaha’s Pagliacci opens this week. It’s the story of a weary actor and a marriage falling apart. First premiered in 1892, it will be re set just after World War II.

Opera might be one of the most elaborate performative art forms, requiring so much collaboration between expert musicians, vocalists, and designers. The story is theatrical, but music holds the production together. Conducting opera is not an easy task, and there are some inherent challenges that complicate matters.

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