Jazz on the Green Continues with The Sugar Thieves

July 18th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Thursday, July 20, Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz on the Green series will host The Sugar Thieves. The Phoenix based band started as a duo between Meredith Moore, originally from Omaha, and guitarist Mike Lander in 2006.

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Strikepoint Bell Ensemble Comes to Bellevue

July 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Strikepoint, based in Duluth Minnesota, is a church-based, internationally performing handbell ensemble, and they will be in concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue this Saturday. The 11-member group pays six plus octaves of bronze handbells, seven octaves of handchimes and two octaves of melody bells.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Kenneth Cowan

July 14th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Time now for Friday Faculty Focus. This week, KVNO student reporter Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Kenneth Cowan, director of the newly opened Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center on campus at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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‘Neighbors, Lovers and All the Others’ Premiering at the Shelterbelt

July 11th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Beginning July 14, the Shelterbelt Theatre will show Neigbors, Lovers and All the Others, a new play by frequent Shelterbelt collaborator, Marie Amthor Schuett.

Loyal, played by Randall Stevens, faces composer’s block, spending his days in silk kimonos in his Chicago apartment, contemplating his next opera.

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Nebraska Shakespeare: Juno’s Swans Read “Richard III”

July 7th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Nebraska Shakespeare’s next performance, a reading of Richard III, will be played by Juno’s Swans, an all female company. In the midst of the War of the Roses, the English royal families’ battle for the throne, Richard schemes his way to power.

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From Fringe to Foreground: Omaha Under the Radar Festival

July 5th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Wednesday, July 5 starts the fourth Omaha Under the Radar Festival, a series of eclectic performances across multiple venues in town. Under the Radar showcases both local and national performers for four days and features music performances, dance, workshops, and performance art.

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