<p>  art for SHIT SHOW by Kim Darling</p> Kevin Lawler…Pecha Kucha #16…New BLK’s SHIT SHOW…

Kevin Lawler, Artistic Director of Omaha’s Great Plains Theatre Conference (or, “Director of Lostness,” as he is so-called on the “National Institute for the Lost” organization that produces “highly crafted, original performance that fosters the exploration and celebration of life within the community”) recently finished a three-day, 70-mile trek around the city-limit of Omaha in September. The artist had been...

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<p>  Cardboard sculpture by Linda Garcia for Dia de los Muertos Exhibit at Bancroft…Kent Bellows 5th anniversary event…

Hoover Studios presents new work by printmaker Joey Lynch opening Oct. 5, 6-9pm in the Mastercraft Building Gallery. It will be open by appointment thru the month.  billhooverart.com

The Mexican American Historical Society of the Midlands presents "Music to my Bones" a Dia de los Muertos Exhibit/Celebration opening the evening of Oct. 6, at Bancroft Market Gallery, running thru Nov. 10. The exhibit featuring 22...

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<p> KBS hosts professional artist shows…Bart Vargas’ WORDS…

Wood and ceramic artist Peter Cales first solo exhibit, “Rememory,” exploring the affects of Alzheimer’s, is on view at the Kent Bellows Studio and Center for Visual Arts thru Sept. 28. The show is the first the Center will host of professional artists involved with the nonprofit organization. According to Director Anne Meysenburg, every other month a featured artist will get the opportunity to use the gallery...

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<p>  Volume 1 of Maximilian’s original journals, open to pages 224–225, showing the prince’s colorful depictions of the Sauk and Meskwaki Indians he met in St. Louis in March 1833. All of Maximilian’s drawings are reproduced at nearly original size and placement in the new publication.</p> Joslyn completes Maximilan journals…Verbal Gumbo 1st anny…

Joslyn Art Museum announced the completion of their multiyear project translating the Old German journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied (explorer of the interior of North America in the early 1830s with Swiss artist Karl Bodmer). To celebrate the project that has received international interest due to the significance of the historical documents, the Museum is hosting a public symposium Sept. 22 with speakers:...

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<p>  Art by Oakley for The New BLK.</p> MCC Gallery visiting artists show…Oakley rides New BLK…

Metropolitan Community College Elkhorn Gallery of Art hosts visiting artists Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom for an exhibit opening of their work in “Ghost of a Dream” and public artist lecture Sept. 12. The Massachussetts based collaborators create sculpture and installations that “embody the essence of opulence while being constructed of materials that typically end of in the trash.” mccneb.edu.

The New BLK...

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<p>  Photo taken by Hooton Images for Conversations on a Bus exhibit…Benson nude mud wrestling…

“Conversations on a Bus” peaks Sept. 7 at its public gallery opening at Omaha Metro Headquarters, 2222 Cuming St. Photographers Hooton Images brought this photo essay and interview project to fruition with curating aid from poet Sarah McKinstry-Brown and support from Omaha Creative Institute, Nebraska Humanities Council and Nebraska Arts Council. The show features 20 photos with interviews adjacent. The...

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‘Secret Codes & Body Feelings’

Victoria Hoyt’s new exhibit of water-based paintings, Secret Codes and Body Feelings, is at RNG...

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‘Thinking About…Joy of Piper’

"I do not paint like Van Gogh, but I have a soul like his."

This quote is never really...

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Lives of Not Always Quiet Desperation

In the minds of many, Nebraska is part of the U.S. heartland, aka The Midwest.  And Kansas-born...

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Governor’s Arts Award Honor Theatre Excellence

- This past Tuesday, the Nebraska Arts Council gave out its biannual honors, The Governor’s Arts Awards, recognizing...

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A Different Kind of Phantom

Creighton University department of Theatre professor Alam Klem considers himself to be a big fan playwright Arthur Kopit’s...

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The Rose’s “Broken Mirror” Reflects the Issues of Young Teen Women.

- While finishing up the run of Jackie and Me this week, The Rose Theater will present the latest offering from its Teens...

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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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Three Times the Wonder

“Rather than having a single exhibition that fills all of our special exhibition spaces, we have this rather unique...

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