Opera Omaha Returns to Stage, ‘The Capulets and the Montagues’

October 15th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Opera Omaha returns to the stage of the Orpheum Theater tonight with Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece, The Capulets and the Montagues. Star-crossed lovers are torn by a feud between families. It’s a familiar story, but audiences who have not seen the opera might be surprised to see that the role of Romeo is played by a female mezzo-soprano.

Featuring Singers, Andriana Chuchman and Cecilia Hall

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Jun Kaneko Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

October 13th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This month, The Kaneko celebrates the life and work of an important Omaha-based artist and founder of the facility, Jun Kaneko. He has recently been selected to receive a lifetime achievement award from the international sculpture center.

Featuring Kaneko Executive Director, Stephan Grot

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‘Powerful Perspectives’ Concert Returns to UNO

October 13th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The UNO School of Music initiates a new tradition this week with the second installment of Powerful Perspectives. The performance will feature under-represented composers and a variety of musical styling. Started by UNO Graduate, Jordan Willis, and Associate Professor of Violin and String Education, Mary Perkinson, Powerful Perspectives introduces audiences to new musical ideas.

Featuring Dr. Mary Perkinson and Jordan Willis

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Omaha Community Playhouse Celebrates Halloween

October 5th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha Community Playhouse opens a new performance this week apropos of Halloween. The Mystery of Irma Vep was once one of the most performed plays in the United States, giving audiences absurdist comedy, vampires, werewolves, literary and cinematic references, and cross-dressing from playwright, Charles Ludlam. Guest Director, Jim McKain.

Featuring Director, Jim McKain.

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El Museo Latino Hosts New Exhibition, Film Series

October 1st, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Going on now at El Museo Latino, Aliento a Tequila, a collection of photography by Joel Salcido. Aliento a Tequila, or the Spirit of Tequila, explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink. Like champagne or cognac from France, tequila is synonymous with the region, Jalisco, Mexico. 

Featuring El Museo Latino Executive Director, Magdalena Garcia

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