American Midwest Ballet Opens Season with ‘Momentum’

October 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—American Midwest Ballet returns this season next Friday, beginning with the fan favorite show, Momentum. Performed every year, Momentum is not a single ballet, but a mixed repertory production and an opportunity for audiences to experience various types of music and styles. This year’s performance is especially festive, marking the company’s 10th year. Momentum will feature Artistic Director Erika Overturff’s original choreography, “Party Animals”, some music from Cuba, and a company favorite, “In the Style of Bob Fosse”, which is being performed for the second time.

Featuring AM Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Erika Overturff

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Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company Presents ‘Uncle Vanya’

April 4th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Uncle Vanya, one of Anton Chekhov’s major plays, opens at the Joslyn Castle this week, performed by The Brigit St. Brigit Theatre Company. Chekhov is one of the lucky few authors whose name has become an adjective for describing writing, usually frustrating and introspective, but actors Leanne Hill Carlson and Scott Working see another side to the Russian’s composition.

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“Marks of Genius” at Joslyn

November 30th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Joslyn Art Museum’s current exhibition, Marks of Genius, is a collection of 100 drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Art, or MIA. It’s been on display since October, and tonight there will be a special curator gallery talk guided by Dana Cowen, Associate Curator at the Joslyn.

The collection comprises depictions of nature, portraits, allegorical pieces and abstract work. The drawings range from the 15th century to today—including pieces by some of the most renowned artists, like Degas, Matisse, Van Gogh and Andy Warhol.

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Mozart’s Genius Featured in First Joslyn Series Concert, with Washington Garcia

October 6th, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

GARCIA:

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Joslyn Art Museum Unveiled Renovated European Collection

May 30th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Last Saturday, May 20th, the Joslyn Art Museum unveiled their newly renovated European Collection, spanning five galleries and several centuries ordered chronologically from the medieval, to Renaissance, to French Impressionism.

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“Dreamsongs and Haydn” with Joshua Roman

March 9th, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

Cellist Joshua Roman returns to Omaha Symphony with a performance titled, Dreamsongs and Haydn this Sunday at the Joslyn Art Museum.
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