ArtSlam19 Tonight at Bancroft Street Market

April 18th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight’s ArtSlam19 at Bancroft Street Market isn’t exactly a typical gallery exhibition, where some guests might glance passively at one painting or another. It’s an annual event created by UNO’s Friends of Art, an organization that supports emerging talent. The artists, nine local upstarts, invite the audience to speak up and weigh in.

Featuring John Rodgers, Chairman of FOA’s  Special Projects Committee

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Bemis Opens an ‘Allusive and Enigmatic Nature of Sound and Form’

April 4th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—At the moment, the gallery at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art is divided by the works of two artists from opposite coasts, Lui Shtini and Alison O’Daniel. Together, their work offer audiences a spectacle of various media, 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, photography, film, and even audio, all opening to the public tonight.

Featuring artists Lui Shtini and Alison O’Daniel

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Generator Series’ ‘Resilience,’ Music and Poetry at Kaneko

February 6th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

OMAHA, NE—For two years now, The Generator Series, a collaboration between the Kaneko and Omaha Under the Radar has organized concerts featuring local and outside talent to create innovative music experiences. Their next concert this Saturday, Resilience, will continue to expand the series’ scope, presenting an evening of themed music, poetry, and opera.

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‘Fragile Boundaries’ at Darger HQ

September 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Friday, September 2, Darger HQ gallery will open their next show, Fragile Boundaries. Darger brings together local and international artists, this time Camille Hawbaker, based in Omaha, and Jordanian-British artist Julia Ibbini, currently living in Abu-Dhabi. The artists’ works complement each other in that they both consider pattern, color, and texture, and conceptually respond to feelings on location and identity. Hawbaker has lived in various cities in the states, and Ibbini noted that concerns regarding identity might be endemic in the United Arab Emirates.

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Art and Architecture: Mike Nesbit’s FLOOD

August 16th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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

August 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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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