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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Generator Series’ ‘Resilience,’ Music and Poetry at Kaneko

February 6th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

OMAHA, NE—For two years now, The Generator Series, a collaboration between the Kaneko and Omaha Under the Radar has organized concerts featuring local and outside talent to create innovative music experiences. Their next concert this Saturday, Resilience, will continue to expand the series’ scope, presenting an evening of themed music, poetry, and opera.

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Eko Nova Season Opens with ‘Quartet’

September 20th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Eko Nova, Omaha Chamber Music Society’s series for new music, often features innovative, though not always well known contemporary music and sometimes some unusual instrumentation.

Their next performance on September 24th, Quartet, will feature one of the most popular classical arrangements—the string quartet, of course—but the evening still highlights a unique framing of classical music, featuring Shostakovich, Beethoven, and later 20th century Soviet-German composer Alfred Schnittke, whose work draw directly from the former composers.

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Kaneko Hosts ‘Curious Conversations’

August 21st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Museum of Alternative History, part of the Reality exhibition, is going on now at the Kaneko. Curated by Tim Guthrie, the Museum blends truth with fiction, blurring perception, and challenging belief. This is actually not the first Museum of Alternative history, but only its latest and grandest incarnation. Guthrie opened the first one years ago at the RNG Gallery in Council Bluffs very soon after conceiving one simple concept.

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Generator Series Returns with Obelus Movement

June 21st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight, the next installment of the Generator series, organized by Omaha Under the Radar, hosted by the Kaneko, will feature Sound and Sensor by the Obelus Movement. The Generator Series brings the latest of experimental music and performance to Omaha. So what is Obelus? It’s the union of dance and experimental sound design from choreographer, Claire Cuny, and composer and sound designer, Monte Weber.

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The Kaneko Introduces “Reality”

May 31st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Following Light, the Kaneko opens their next exhibition this weekend, Reality. Again, the gallery space will feature a wide range of different media, concepts and technologies. Reality challenges viewers’ perceptions, suggesting new ways of thinking about what is real.

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