Pamela Jo Berry brings art fest to North Omaha

Pamela Jo Berry saw a need for more art offerings in the section of northeast Omaha where she resides and decided to do something about it.

With the help of friends and venues the photographer and mixed media artist created North Omaha Summer Arts (NOSA) in 2011 to serve the area north of Ames Ave. along the 30th Street corridor, The free public festival is a homespun hodgepodge of writing and quilting classes,...

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Theater gypsy returns with new show

Theater gypsy Gordon Cantiello is back in town again.

The stage veteran and former full-time Omaha resident teaches speech and theater at a private school in San Diego, Calif. When he lived here he put on dozens of plays from the early 1970s through the mid-'80s but made his biggest splash in 1992 when he produced and directed Beehive, an all-female rock 'n' roll musical revue that played 10 months at the Howard...

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One Flapper’s Flamboyant Fest

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.”

-F Scott Fitzgerald

 

That iconic sentence from The Great Gatsby sums up what Jill Anderson is to the Joslyn Literary Festival. When living as an actor in Omaha, you have two choices: work for free while supporting yourself with some other job or make your own productions in the hope of creating something beautiful while maintaining some...

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Pick: Jamie Burmeister and Company

August 2

Jamie Burmeister and Company

Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St

Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m.

Modern Arts Midtown, http://www.modernartsmidtown.com/

      Modern Arts Midtown will close out the summer season with Jamie Burmeister and Company. Expect to see works that are figurative, introspective, psychological and a bit mysterious. The art will leave you with a lot to ponder. The show and its...

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Pick: Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism and Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

Until September 1 Joslyn will display 38 impressionistic paintings to the public. The paintings range in dates from the 1850’s to the 1920’s, highlighting classic talents like Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet.  See how Monet’s work is so meticulous. It becomes obvious how he would sit in front of subjects for days and weeks altering the lights. The exhibit was organized by the Brooklyn Museum. See the early side...

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Pick: The Millions

July 26
The Millions w/ UUVVWWZ
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com

The Millions surprised many Lincoln and Omaha fans when they reformed for a few shows last year. Now just as quietly as they re-emerged, the Millions will once again recede into the shadows after this club show and an Saturday, August 17th appearance at the Maha Music Festival. The Waiting Room show...

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Pick: John Hiatt

July 28
John Hiatt & the Combo w/ Holly Williams
Rococo Theatre,
8 p.m., $35 - $45, rococotheatre.com

John Hiatt is an underappreciated icon of a distinctively American brand of roots-based rock songwriting. The Indiana-born Hiatt has recorded since the late 70s, toiling on the fringes of the major label record industry before moving to A&M Records in the late 80s. His first two A&M releases, 1987's Bring the...

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