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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11-year-old Omaha Composer Debuts piece in Brooklyn, New York, at MATA Festival

November 18th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

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Vesper Concert Series presents Trio Fortutio: The Human Factor

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Vesper concert series welcomes an unlikely ensemble to the stage of the Presbyterian Church of the Cross this weekend, Trio Fortutio. Representing the US and Brazil, the group comprises American UNO Professor and Flutist, Christine Beard, and Brazilians, Pianist Catarina Domenici and Cellist Rodrigo Alquati.

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‘The Nutcracker’ Returns

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

American Midwest Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker returns for the season, beginning with a performance this Sunday at the Iowa Western Arts Center. It’s a traditional retelling of a holiday favorite through music and dance, set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score.

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Women Win Big in Midterm Elections

November 15th, 2018

By Emily White

This year’s midterm elections marked an historic day for women candidates, with a number of firsts across the country, including right here in the heartland. KVNO News speaks with a trio of women who found their own success right here in Nebraska.

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Omaha Central soloist joins Omaha Symphony for Mendelssohn’s Elijah

November 9th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

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