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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UNO’s International Concert Series continues with Nebraska Rising Stars

November 5th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

 

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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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Krist at KVNO, Part II: ‘Growing Nebraska From Within’

October 30th, 2018

By Emily White

Gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist recently spoke with KVNO News on re-prioritizing education funding.

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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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American Midwest Ballet Season Begins

October 20th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

American Midwest Ballet might be a new name, but the company will be continuing some of their classic programs, beginning the season with Momentum. Momentum is not one ballet, but several performances highlighting a diversity of periods, musical styles, and technique. Matthew Lovegood, Ballet Master of American Midwest Ballet.

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