Playhouse Presents American Favorite “Of Mice and Men’

February 15th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Of Mice and Men opens tomorrow at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Written by John Steinbeck, it’s one of the author’s most famous novels, depicting the life of the worker during America’s Great Depression. Character, comradery, and humor are inherent in Steinbeck’s work, but it’s a grim reality that tests these traits for protagonists, George and his friend, Lennie, who deals with a mental disability.

Director, Ablan Roblin and Actor, Michelle Vallier comment.

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POST-NOVIS, ‘Narrative Architecture’ Opens on Maple Street

February 1st, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—While many institutions are gearing up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the German Bauhaus Movement in art and architecture, Maple Street Construct’s exhibition opening tonight pays homage to to the parallel but lesser known movement, UNOVIS, from Vitebsk, Belarus. Architects and Professors Cruz García and Nathalie Frankowski of the University of Nebraska Lincoln have collaborated with their students to imagine a renaissance of the lost art school, titled, POST-NOVIS.

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‘Pairings’ Opens at Maple St. Construct

January 4th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Both architects and educators, Peter Goché and Mitchell Squire are caught between the demands of the industry, and the ambition to turn their practice on its head. The idea that both artists respond to is what’s been described as a “profound crisis in imagination.”

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Arts For All’s Enrollment Open Now

December 24th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Arts for All, a nonprofit educational organization here in Omaha, is dedicated to providing classes and workshops in many disciplines for those eager to learn—visual art, dance, creative writing, music, and more.

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‘One New Big Painting’ at Project Project

December 14th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight on Vinton Street, Project Project Gallery will open a new exhibition, One New Big Painting, which is in fact a single new big painting by local artist and recent UNO graduate, Anne Dovali.

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A Swingin’ Holiday Show with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

December 11th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—One of the most prominent touring swing bands today, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin Holiday Party arrives in Omaha tomorrow night, organized by Focus Magazine’s Shawn Ashton.

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