“In Our Other Lives”

February 25th, 2020

By Sherry Kennedy Brownrigg

From the start, FBI Agent Frank Schwaller would be happier, he believes, if he merely noted the basic facts and returned home to Chicago, but there’s a mystery out in Nebraska that has him captivated. Schwaller is compelled to unpuzzle the lives of three strangers who transfix his imagination: a nurse, a turncoat, a drifter working on rail line repair crew.

Sherry Kennedy Brownrigg talks with Omaha writer Ted Wheeler about his new novel, “In Our Other Lives”. The novel reveals how deeply the US government spies on the personal lives of its citizens and shows how even the lonesomest corners of the Plains are darkened by the long shadow of endless global war.

UNO Music Update Feb. 17: Emily McIvor

February 17th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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NE Wind Symphony Performs ‘In Two Places’

February 15th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha,NE—The Nebraska Wind Symphony will perform In Two Places this Sunday at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. That title works for this show for numerous reasons, including the fact that middle school saxophonists will be accompanying

Featuring Visiting Director, Dr. Joshua Kearney

This concert’s repertoire offers both familiar tunes as well as some timely recent compositions.

Nebraska Wind Symphony’s In Two Places is this weekend at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3:00pm. For more information, visit NebraskaWindSymphony.com.

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Lands in Omaha, 2020

February 14th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Outer space TV gem, Mystery Science Theater 3000, lands in Omaha for a live show next week at the Orpheum Theatre, part of Omaha Performing Arts’ season. The show, rebooted several times since its debut on Minnesota local television, has one clear concept.

Featuring Creator, Joel Hodgson.

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Eko Nova to Host Quince

February 7th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Eko Nova Concert Series returns to Kaneko with the Quince ensemble. Dedicated to contemporary music arranged for treble voices, the quartet creates narrative soundscapes on stage, sometimes with the assistance of electronics and mixed percussion, but this time with voice alone.

Featuring Singer, Amanda Deboer Bartlett

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Joslyn Opens Opens Fact and ‘Fiction in Contemporary Photography’

February 3rd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Joslyn Art Museum will open a new exhibition next week, February 8, Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography. As photography becomes increasingly handheld in the form of cell phones and apps, Chief Curator and Holland Curator of Western Art Toby Juravics opens a dialogue on its place in today’s gallery setting.

Featuring Chief Curator and Holland Curator of Western Art Toby Juravics

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