Maple St. Construct Opens ‘Kathy’

December 6th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Maple Street Construct’s last exhibition of the season opens this Friday, from local artists Peter Fankhauser and Angie Seykora, titled Kathy. The name is of course a reference, but perhaps an obscure one. Kathy was an actor in the original 1960s television series, Flipper—Not a person, but the iconic bottlenose dolphin. The artists were inspired by the documentary, Blackfish, concerning the ethics of capturing sea mammals, and the work of Ric O’Barry, Kathy’s trainer turned activist.

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Vesper Concert Series presents Trio Fortutio: The Human Factor

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Vesper concert series welcomes an unlikely ensemble to the stage of the Presbyterian Church of the Cross this weekend, Trio Fortutio. Representing the US and Brazil, the group comprises American UNO Professor and Flutist, Christine Beard, and Brazilians, Pianist Catarina Domenici and Cellist Rodrigo Alquati.

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‘The Nutcracker’ Returns

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

American Midwest Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker returns for the season, beginning with a performance this Sunday at the Iowa Western Arts Center. It’s a traditional retelling of a holiday favorite through music and dance, set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score.

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Film Streams’ 9th Annual Filmmaker Showcase

November 1st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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’

October 25th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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

October 23rd, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

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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