<p>  Jewelry by Casey Sheppard.</p> Lincoln artist to exhibit in Denver…Project [101]’s B[ugs]!...

Lincoln jewelry artist Casey Sheppard was selected to exhibit at the upcoming Cherry Creek Arts Festival, a Denver event that selects just 230 artists out of 2,100 applicants annually. Her handcrafted jewelry is made with sterling silver, copper, PVC, found wood and spray paint, leather and other elements that make it an expensive trip for the artist. She started a Kickstarter Campaign to help her raise $2,500;...

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‘Face to Face’

When Modern Arts Midtown owner-director Larry Roots first saw the work of Theresa Pfarr as a juror for Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency Program in 2006, he was instantly enthralled.

“Its amazing what she can produce with just a few number of strokes,” Roots said of Pfarr’s figurative abstract oil paintings, on view at Modern Arts Midtown in Face to Face, thru April 28.

It is no wonder, as...

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<p>  art by Deb McColley</p> Women Who Weld annual show…Mike Tegland at RNG…Governor’s awards stream online…

Friday night April 13, Women Who Weld present their annual exhibit and auction at the Bancroft Street Market Gallery including metal sculpture by Sharon Boynton, Nancy Carlson, Melinda Eames, Antonella Gosselin, Linda Hoagland, Karla Karr, Diane Mattern, Deb McColley and Melody Scott. The auction benefits Dystonia Media Research. Exhibition is open April 14 & 21, 11-5pm and April 15 & 22, 1-5pm.

Also Friday,...

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<p>  painting by Kelly Adams</p> KANEKO’s creative presentations…MAM opening and Omaha First Friday…

KANEKO presents Keith Sawyer: Group Genius and The Creative Process April 5, and Keith Sawyer: Collaboration and Creativity Workshop April 6. Sawyer, PhD, a professor of education, psychology and business at Washington University in St. Louis, is one of the country’s leading scientific experts on creativity, collaboration and learning.  The author of twelve books will share his research and join musicians Michael...

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“Warren’s Herald” theme, tight writing excels

“We are the World, we are the Herald, we are the ones who put the paper in your driveway,” sang the ensemble at the Omaha Press Club show last Saturday. For the record, it was arguably the best of those shows which are much better live than on Cox cable.

If you read about it Sunday in the title paper, dubbed “Warren’s Herald” for the scholarship fund-raiser, you learned only that the Oracle of Omaha, Mr. Buffett...

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From Booth to Oswald, Assassins Turn Dream to Nightmare

If you haven’t seen the Stephen Sondheim musical Assassins, you’re not alone. Neither has D. Scott Glasser who directs the story of John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald and other killers of presidents opening April 11 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

I somehow skipped it when Chanticleer did the only metro area production back in 1994. And fewer saw it when Bellevue East High School presented a one-act...

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<p>Hard edge geometric abstraction from artist Peter Hill, currently on view with sculpture by Les Bruning at Modern Arts Midtown</p>Geometric Progression

As social activism, and social practice take hold in pushing the definition of "what is art?”, it...

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CIRCLE THEATER’S GOT IT ALTOGETHER

Circle Theater stays alive and well, heating up an evening by digging into David Mamet’s 1988...

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<p>Self Portrait II by Angela Drakeford in State of the Art Exhibit in Crystal Bridges Museum</p>Two for the Show

There are so many ways to approach, let alone grasp, large significant group art shows, that...

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Schweiger Talks About Durang’s New Comedy

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‘The Whipping Man’ a Unique Challenge for Prescott

            Now running through November 16th, the Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of The Whipping Man by Matthew...

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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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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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North Omaha Arts Crawl to feature diverse visual and perfoming artists

Friday, August 8                                                                                                            ...

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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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