Grios, Girlfriends and Sistahs

Saturday, April 12      
Union for Contemporary Art, 2417 Burdette St.
7 p.m.; Free   
http://www.u-ca.org

A three-week exploration of what it means to be a woman of color in the Midwest concludes with an evening of readings, poems and performances. Some of Omaha's leading creatives use the expressive forms of their choice to examine the joys and challenges that come with being a woman of color in this...

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Beethoven Variations and Transformations

Beethoven Variations and Transformations
Friday, April 25, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Free and Open to the Public
BLUEBARN Theatre, 614 S. 11th Street, Omaha 68102

33 Variations, a play by Moisés  Kaufman, asks the question, “Why did Beethoven write so many variations and devote so much time and energy to Diabelli’s insignificant theme?”
In partnership with the Omaha Chamber Music Society, the BLUEBARN Theatre presents...

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The Battle of Battles

THURSDAY 17
April 17-May 11
The Battle of Battles
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St. Omaha
Tickets: $10-15
http://www.shelterbelt.org

Machiavelli maneuvers Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo into a competition so that his populace, sick of war, will find solace in the new beauty characteristic of their time. Could it work?  asks Omaha playwright Joe Basque in his world-premiering play The Battle of...

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BOEING BOEING

FRIDAY 18
April 18-May 11
BOEING BOEING
Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St.
Tickets $21-$35
http://www.OmahaPlayhouse.org

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Actually it’s three birds on planes, French, American and German, who, in the 1960s, are up in the air dressing-up international flights as stewardesses. On land, they all are in love and engaged to and undressing...

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Expect plenty of booms at Louder Than a Bomb youth poetry festival finals

In the hybrid realm of slam poetry, where free verse, theater, oral storytelling and forensics converge to make a verbal gumbo, personal expression rules.

Impassioned teen anguish stirs the pot to create a heady brew during the Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) Great Plains Youth Poetry Festival. After weeks of competition, the team finals throw down April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Holland Performing Arts Center.

Teams...

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Hind, Heart, Head

She studied ballet in Toronto and Quebec, then spent three years in London, England, preparing in dance and other performing arts. Back at an academy of performing arts in Toronto, she won its “triple threat award” for song, dance and acting.
That led Dayna Tietzen to such roles as Anita in West Side Story.
And now she’s the hind end of a horse. More formally, the Hind Puppeteer for Joey, the heroic title War...

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Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall
2200 Dodge St.
2 p.m. Tickets $10-$30
http://www.omahasymphony.org

As time moves ever onward, composers reflect the sounds that surround them, musically pointing toward the future. Leonard Bernstein and Morton Gould...

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