Omaha First Friday

Omaha’s First Friday happens all around town. The grand opening of Gallery 72’s new space at 1806 Vinton Street is Feb. 1, 5:00 - 9:00 pm. The Vinton Street art district’s Gallery 72 presents Mary Zicafoose: Tapestries and Prints. Nationally known for pushing the boundary of the ancient Ikat technique in contemporary tapestry, Zicafoose will give a Gallery Talk Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:00 - 8:00 pm. The exhibition...

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MCC Photo Club

Benson’s Star Deli at 6114 Military Ave. is having an exhibition by 14 members of Metro’s Photo Club. Over fifty members strong, the club is one of Metropolitan Community College’s most active organizations. It features current and former, students and staff of Metro’s photo program. Those with works on view include Kent Brede, Michal Chaplin, Ken Eakins, Tiffany Ferguson, Giselle Giroux, Alaina Hickman, Nicole...

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Nebraska Arts Council Exhibition

The Nebraska Arts Council’s Fred Simon gallery has been featuring a select number of exhibitions since 2005. Located in the historic Burlington Building, 1004 Farnam St.it is a sought after venue by Nebraska artists. On view now is a two-person show, Chad Fonfara, Glass (Kearney)/Travis Hencey, Drawing (Chadron). The dual installation of Fonfara’s glass and Hencey’s drawings complement one another in the gallery’s...

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Sweatshop Gallery

If it’s happening in Omaha it’s ‘happening’ in Benson, at the Sweatshop Gallery, 2727 N. 62nd St. A collaborative space, the Sweatshop’s co-founders include Dan Cavanaugh, Kim Reid Kuhn/Kim Darling, Jamie Hardy, Alex Jochim, Caitlin Little, and Sarah Rowe. It began in July with a kissing booth and since then continues to build steam with popular First Friday events. “These are interactive parties,” Kim Darling,...

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Artists’ Co-op Mentorship Exhibition

Omaha First Friday means gallery openings. Coming up this Friday, January 4, 2013, 6–9 p.m. is the 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Mentorship Exhibit at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, 405 S. 11th St. The Artists’ Co-op’s Mentorship Program provides opportunities to learn more about the business of being an artist. From installing and hosting, to marketing their own exhibition, the seven aspiring artists are competing...

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Joslyn Under Pressure Print Exhibit

UNDER PRESSURE Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation is on view at the Joslyn Art Museum through January 6, 2013. Schnitzer, president of Harsch Investment Properties, owns the largest private print collection of contemporary printmaking in the United States. This exhibition is an opportunity to see some exceptional examples of American prints from the past half...

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LIGHT GLOWS AMID DARK DESPAIR

Most certainly Matthew Lopez has written a very imaginative and original play,The Whipping Man. And...

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I spent my first three years here waking to school and work and to parties. I made the decision to...

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EPITHETICALLY VOLATILE

It’s been nearly 40 years since David Mamet pounced onto the stage with his salty verbosity in...

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Joslyn Castle’s Stoker Festival in Full Swing

            The latest rendition of the Joslyn Castle Literary Festival is called Shadows at the Castle and focuses on life,...

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Director Ben Beck Talks ‘Mickey & Sage’

Currently running through November 2nd at the Shelterbelt Theatre, Mickey & Sage by Sara Farrington deals with the...

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Cast Members Talk ‘Buffalo’, Rose Takes on Seuss

- The BLUEBARN Theatre is currently tackling the David Mamet classic American Buffalo, running now through October 25th. The...

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North Omaha Arts Crawl to feature diverse visual and perfoming artists

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Viva Los Dias de los Muertos!

As Halloween hovers on the horizon, and people gear up to put on gruesome, bizarre, or funny costumes and children seek...

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From Cookies to Canker Sores:

“You know, your work is bright, colorful and simple,” said a children’s book editor to illustrator and author Dan...

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