L.A. and Omaha Meet on Maple Street

September 3rd, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Maple St Construct in Benson, exploring the intersection between arts and architecture, will open a new exhibition tonight. Based in Los Angeles, Jerry Peña is Maple St.’s artist in residence, and he has assembled Off Alondra and Hickory. Starting at an early age, he was encouraged by his parents.

Featuring Artist, Jerry Peña

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Maple St Construct Opens ‘Unfamiliar Appearing’

August 6th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Maple St. Construct opens Unfamiliar Appearing tonight, a collaboration between LA artist Anna Elise Johnson and local Anne Dovali. In this case, the artists had never met in person until this week. Maple St. bridges Omaha and LA, and in this situation the meeting of minds began over email.

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Curtis Stigers to Close Jazz on the Green

July 24th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha—Jazz on the Green closes next week with award-winning singer, songwriter, and saxophonist, Curtis Stigers. Known for multiple best-selling albums, Stigers was multi-instrumentalist from early on, playing classical, jazz, and even punk music. Before long, Stigers found himself living in New York City.

Featuring Curtis Stigers

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Maple St. Construct Introduces ‘Floral Rodeo’

July 20th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—“Floral Rodeo” is open now at Maple St. Construct. The show features artists in residence, Thomas Linder and Mabel Moore. While many of Maple Street’s pairings have been artists who never met, Linder and Moore are engaged.

Featuring Artists Thomas Linder and Mabel Moore

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Big Canvas is Back

July 7th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Big Canvas Improv is back and with a new theater in Blackstone. The nonprofit’s motto is comedy for everyone, and there are several forms comedy shows and classes offered.

Featuring Doug Rothgeb, Artistic Director of Big Canvas.

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‘Quilted’ Showing at Split Gallery

April 15th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Split Gallery on Leavenworth Street will host a new exhibition starting this Thursday, Quilted: A Show of Modern Works Inspired by the Traditional Art of Quilt Making. Opened in 2018, Split’s purpose is to make the gallery experience easier for artists.

Featuring Split Founder, Brian Wetjen and Quilted Coordinator, Clark Pflanz

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