The Morals of Mozart

Don Juan’s first known appearance in the arts is the 1630 play, El burlador de Sevilla y convidado de piedra (The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest), by Spanish author Tirso de Molina. Since then, Don Juan was literally reinvented in, or was the inspiration for, countless creative works. Arguably, his most popular incarnation is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s famous opera, and Opera Omaha’s next production,...

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OEAA Performing Arts Review: Playing It Cool

Sprinkle theater folks generously in a common crowd and they might seem exciting. But surround them with rockers or other artists and let the yawning begin. How lively were the theater winners at the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards? By far the liveliest was 90-ish Elaine Jabenis, the grande dame of the metro stage, who fired back with class at emcee Tom Becka who mispronounced her long-familiar name. Next...

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A Night To Remember

MUSIC Crystal Visions Musicians snag up OEA Awards after setting the night to music by Chris Aponick As the Grammy Awards dispensed their hardware with plenty of over-the-top theatricality on television screens across the country Sunday night, Omaha's crop of musicians celebrated their own successes with a humbler bit of pomp and circumstance. The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards program brought together local...

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UNO Hockey vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 11-12 UNO Hockey vs. Wisconsin Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 7:37 p.m. on Fri., 7:07 p.m. on Sat. $19-$22, 280.5297, omahasteam.com. As the Mavericks continue their historic first season in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, only a handful of hurdles remain as UNO jockeys for a postseason playoff run, including this weekend’s opponent, No. 7-ranked Wisconsin. The Badgers roll into Omaha fresh...

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David Cassidy w/ the Omaha Symphony

Feb 11-13 David Cassidy w/ the Omaha Symphony Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., $15-$80, omahasymphony.org While some of us will be dreading the idea of Singles Awareness Day, others will be celebrating a weekend of love with one of the biggest heartthrobs of the 1970s. Known best as Keith Partridge of the Partridge Family, David Cassidy has enjoyed a long career as...

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Omaha Vipers Indoor Soccer

February 11 and 16 Omaha Vipers Indoor Soccer Feb. 11 vs. Chicago at 7:05 p.m., Feb. 16 vs. Milwaukee at 7:05 p.m. Omaha Civic Auditorium, 1804 Capitol Ave. Tickets $9-$22, omahavipers.com Omaha’s had some cold winter days but they’re being heated up on the indoor soccer field by star forward Carlos “Chile” Farias. The explosive Offensive Player of the Month has helped the Vipers, Omaha’s new indoor...

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Ardent! ... Love, Lust, Obsession and Passion

Saturday, Feb. 12 Ardent! ... Love, Lust, Obsession and Passion Studio 319, Hot Shops Studio, 1301 Nicholas St. 7 p.m., Free, hotshopsartcenter.com, 342.6452 Some people boo-hoo-hoo Valentine's Day. Others use it to express love in its many forms. Ardent! seeks to meet the worlds of the literary and visual, tackling LGBTQ issues along the way. So, be it love, lust, male, female, genderqueer, queer — whatever —...

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