North Omaha Arts Crawl to feature diverse visual and perfoming artists

Friday, August 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Arts Crawl                                                                                                                                              ...

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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 sweets from door to door, a related, but more earnest, tradition flourishes until November 2, given life by the Mexican American Historical Society of the Midlands (MAHS).

In a large, long  hall at Metropolitan Community College, amid a few closed classrooms, people in this community witness...

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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 Yaccarino more than 20 years ago.

Yaccarino said he didn’t start off doing children’s books. He said when he began working 25 years ago, he primarily did editorial illustrations for publications such as Business Week, Time and Rolling Stone.

“That’s what I really started off doing right out of art...

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Three Times the Wonder

“Rather than having a single exhibition that fills all of our special exhibition spaces, we have this rather unique opportunity to combine three shows,” said Toby Jurovics, Joslyn Art Museum’s Chief Curator and Holland Curator of American Western Art.

It all started with the Jennifer Steinkamp installation, Madame Curie. The installation is a 16 x 61 foot projection of digital renderings of flowers that were...

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Mr. Mummy

He’s known as Mr. Mummy, but Bob Brier’s love of Egypt happened rather late in life and unexpectedly. 

Brier is a Senior Research Fellow at the CW Post Campus of Long Island University. He said he had been through a couple of careers first, including chairing the philosophy department at his university. He had finished medical school and already had his Ph.D. when he had a basketball accident. 

While...

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The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards sees two artists grabbing majority of honors

The visual arts awards nominees comprised seven different categories on Sunday night. Awards were given out for Best Visual Artist, Best Emerging Visual Artist, Best 2-D Visual Artist, Best 3-D Visual Artist, Best New Media Visual Artist, Best Group Visual Art Show and Best Solo Visual Art Show.

Artist Vera Mercer earned half the awards with wins in three categories: Best Visual Artist, Best 2-D Visual Artist...

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<p>Atropos, an edgy, surreal dreamscape painting by Nolan Tredway is featured in his show, Surface Tension in LIncoln's Fuse Coworking gallery.</p>‘Surface Tension’

Ahh, Nolan Tredway, Lincoln, Nebraska's “golden boy.” It can be said that Tredway is easily one of...

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<p>Ric Marchio features handmade musical instruments at Fred Simon Gallery</p>Different Drummers

Ric Marchio and Michael Giron’s new exhibit at the Nebraska Arts Council/ Fred Simon Gallery, which...

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<p>Laura Carlson exhibits new work for viewer intervention in her show, <em>Social Studies,</em> at Dale Clark branch of Omaha Public Library.</p>‘Social Studies’

The series of paintings and assorted documents by Omaha-based artist Laura Carlson, currently on...

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Playhouse’s Alternative Programming Expanding

The Omaha Community Playhouse announced it’s latest offerings of alternative programming with some notable expansions....

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Business Suits and Raves

            The unique design of Enron by Lucy Prebble at the Omaha Community Playhouse blends the worlds of Realism and...

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‘Les Miz’ Dominates TAG Awards

The night belonged to Les Miserables at the 47th Annual Theatre Arts Guild Awards, honoring the past season’s outstanding...

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In Praise of Metro Public Art, Vol. 1

The Metro’s major force in area public art funding and support, the Iowa West Foundation, has commissioned the estimable...

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Catch the Hubbub at Bemis ‘Flock House: Omaha’

 

 March finally lived up to its promise of warmer weather, and along with it the Metro art scene has come out of...

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Les Femmes Folles…Ciao!

Les Femmes Folles and Caesium Gallery are proud to present LFF…Ciao! This farewell group exhibition features 30 artists...

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Play Me, I’m Yours

The Omaha Creative Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for the community to...

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Bemis Director Adam Price

Newly appointed Executive Director of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Adam Price comes to the Bemis from the Utah...

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