Pulitzer Prize Winner, Jennifer Egan Comes to Omaha

July 16th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—One of this century’s most recognized voices in fiction, Jennifer Egan will appear at Kaneko this Thursday to read from her latest novel, Manhattan Beach. It’s the second installment of the Passages series, a new collaboration between UNO and Kaneko welcoming some of today’s most respected writers to Omaha.

Featuring Kevin Clouther, Program Coordinator of UNO’s MFA in writing.

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Bemis Center’s ‘Inner Ear Vision’ Opens Tonight

July 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ next exhibition opening tonight, Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium, marks the beginning of the organization’s exploration of sound art. Their first sound artist in residence, part of their new residency program, is currently working at the space while the new basement venue is under construction.

Featuring Co-Curator Maria Buszek and Artists Suzanne Kite and Devin Ronneberg

Going beyond music as accompaniment, Inner Ear Vision features 18 multidisciplinary artists working at the intersection of sound and visual art—which isn’t too common in the gallery space.

Inner Ear Vision comprises variations of musical instruments, graphic scores, music performances, and immersive installations.

Overall, the exhibition combines numerous talents, disciplines, and cultures to create an innovative aural experience.

Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium opens tonight at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts at 6:00pm with a performance at 7:00pm. For more information, visit BemisCenter.org.

Summer Concert Series Closes with ‘Piano Duos’

July 4th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This weekend, Omaha Chamber Music Society will close their Sumer Concert Series with Piano Duos at the Omaha conservatory of music. Two pianists on stage might not be the most common arrangement in classical music, but enough composers have experimented with the idea, Mozart and Schubert to name some. Omaha Chamber Music has a history as well with a piano duet last year.

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Nebraska Shakespeare presents ‘Hamlet’

June 27th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The king is dead in Denmark, and the queen has married his brother, all while the marching Norwegian army looms over the horizon. This is the grave opening of Hamlet, Nebraska Shakespeare’s next production opening tonight. Perhaps one of the English bard’s most popular and quotable plays, Hamlet has been interpreted and reimagined on just about all of the world’s stages

Featuring Director John Hardy and Actor Genevieve Simon

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‘Re Purpose’ Open Now at Kaneko

June 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Re•Purpose, the newest exhibition at Kaneko, is open now. Based on the theme of reused materials, featured works by local and visiting artists, as well as workshops, lectures, and performances are on display until August 24.

Featuring Kaneko’s Executive Director, Stephan Grot

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Maple St. Construct Opens ‘A Surfer’s Time’

June 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—LA architect and artist Robin Donaldson will show work tonight at Benson’s Maple Street Construct in, titled A Surfer’s Time. The gallery highlights the art of architecture at the same time bridging Omaha to the rest of the nation’s creative hubs. The title and the show itself might not have come together, though, if weren’t for a colleague’s suggestion.

Featuring Artist, Robin Donaldson.

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