Omaha Symphony Stays ‘Home for the Holidays’

December 22nd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—It’s the holiday season which means it’s time for an Omaha Symphony holiday performance. The Holland Center will be closed due to COVID-19, but the annual performance featuring song and dance will be available on tv. This year’s performance has become a national production. Omaha Symphony has worked out the complications of having performers on stage, but filming is a different story.

Featuring Principal Pops Conductor, Ernest Richardson

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Maple Street Construct to Open ‘Winter Saturdays are for Spring’ Online

December 18th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Maple Street Construct in Benson emphasizes the art of architecture. Usually open on Benson First Fridays, they began offering online exhibitions since the start of COVID-19. Since then, Co-founder, Tom Prinz, has built a new studio space in Little Italy, which has hosted local and national artists alike. Tomorrow, Maple Street will unveil Winter Saturdays Are for Spring, a collaboration between Karen Emenhiser-Harris and Susan Knight.

Featuring Karen Emenhiser-Harris and Susan Knight

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Omaha Community Playhouse Presents ‘Christmas In My Heart’

December 16th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Audiences can avoid the cold, and COVID-19, with an online offering from Omaha Community Playhouse. In addition to A Christmas Carol, they are currently streaming Christmas in my Heart: A Concert Featuring Camille Metoyer Moten.

Featuring Camille Metoyer Moten

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Moves Online

December 16th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of A Christmas Carol is a long standing holiday tradition. Though it will not be performed in person this year, it is available online.

Featuring Playhouse Artistic Director, Kimberly Faith Hickman.

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KVNO to Air Handel’s ‘Messiah’

December 12th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Voices of Omaha’s performance of Handel’s Messiah has become a local holiday tradition. Unfortunately, there will be no performance this year due to COVID 19, but KVNO will be airing last year’s performance this Sunday at 1:00pm. To talk about Voices of Omaha’s humble beginnings, Charter Member Sharon Struve.

Featuring Voices of Omaha’s Charter Member Sharon Struve and Artistic Director Zachary Colby

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American Midwest Ballet to Release ‘The Nutcracker: Home Cinema Edition’

December 11th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Another local holiday favorite moves online this weekend. American Midwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker, filmed last year, will be streamed on Facebook and Youtube.

Featuring Erika Overturff, Artistic Director and CEO of American Midwest Ballet.

While audiences won’t be able to see the performance in the theater, film has opened up new opportunities in the viewing experience.

Despite being socially distanced, American Midwest Ballet is still finding ways to engage with students.

In addition to The Nutcracker Home Cinema Edition, American Midwest Ballet has responded to the pandemic with the going solo series.

American Midwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker Home Cinema Edition will premiere on Facebook and Youtube Saturday, December 12 at 7:00pm and will run through the 25. For more information, visit AMBallet.org.

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