‘African Body, Soul and MVMNT,’ Part 1

March 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE-African Body, Soul and MVMNT. It’s the music and narrative project by Edem Soul Music, fronted by Edem K. Garro, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. But maybe that’s not a fair description. For Garro, inspiration comes from many places, and there’s more to her creative identity than just performing music.

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‘Disappearance of the Word, Appearance’ of the World at the Union

January 11th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Friday, The Union for Contemporary Art will open their next exhibition, Disappearance of the word, Appearance of the world, a collection of paintings by Chicago based artist Caroline Kent. Inspired by language and translation, Kent sets abstract figures in darkness on the canvas.

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Ballet Nebraska Returns with “The Nutcracker”

November 30th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

For the last two months, dancers with Ballet Nebraska have been rehearsing their annual production of a holiday favorite—The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker is synonymous with the season, moved each year by Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable melodies, and Alexandre Dumas’ wondrous story based on the original by German writer, E.T.A. Hoffman.

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Kaneko Introduces New Dance Series, ‘Movement’

October 3rd, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Kaneko continues to introduce new performance series to accompany the gallery space—this time dance. Tbd. Dance Collective is a modern dance company based in Omaha, but their name doesn’t mean they don’t know what they’re doing. They’ll be presenting the Movement series at Kaneko, seasonal dance performances in inspired by the collections, starting this week with “Form”.

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OPA Celebrates 150: ‘Nebraska in Motion’

September 22nd, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—To celebrate Nebraska 150, Omaha Performing Arts will present Nebraska in Motion a performance comprising 14 of the area’s prominent dance troupes. This is OPA’s first time putting this event together, and Taylor Wyatt, Community Engagement Assistant, explained that it’s fitting for the sesquicentennial.

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Jazz, Sports and Comedy in Dance: Ballet Nebraska’s “Momentum” Comes to Joslyn Art Museum

March 31st, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“Very technical and classical things”

and,

“Lots and lots of jumping,”

and,

“Falling on the floor and doing something really fun and funny,” are all things to expect from Ballet Nebraska’s annual mixed repertory show, Momentum.

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