Pecha Kucha and Bemis talk…Omaha First Friday…

AIGA Nebraska Award Exhibit…Omaha artists break into Lincoln with Jailbreak!...Joslyn partners with Film Streams for series…

Volume 13 of Pecha Kucha Night November 3 includes presenters Kjell Erik Peterson, Kurt Johnson, Nancy Novak, Peter Olshavsky, Jeff Koterba, Joel Damon, Matt Bross, Eric Downs and Bret Betnar. The dare starts at 8pm at Slowdown.

Bemis’ art talk the same night starts at 7pm with current artists-in-residence Alejandro Almanza Pereda (sculpture/drawing), Aaron Storck (multi-media), Iede Reckman (sculpture), and collaborators Tarrah Krajnak and Danielle Julian-Norton of suite42 (performance).

RNG Gallery’s debut exhibition opening features thought-provoking paintings by Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel, opening November 4 on view through December 4. At the Artist’ Cooperative Gallery, Marcia Joffe-Bouska opens Hot Colors/Cool Shapes featuring her new mixed-media reliefs alongside work by Agneta Gaines and Joan Fetter.  Minnesota-based conceptual artist Mitchell Dose’s Zone opens at Peerless Friday, playing with “the function of an object, the purpose of a place or the habits within a situation.”  Minorwhite opens Xtrospect featuring new work by photographer Bill Sitzmann and glass artist Corey Broman, exploring ideas from the surreal to the bizarre in our lifetime experiences as humans. The New BLK Gallery opens 11 | 11 with work by Mike Kolker reflecting on the last 11 years via 11 themes in assemblage, installation, collage and painting. Anderson O’Brien Fine Art Old Market opens Jim Krantz: Generations Shared, Friday, a body of pioneering organic abstractions by the internationally acclaimed photographic artist, through November 27.

November 5 check out the AIGA Nebraska Award Show and Winners’ Exhibition at Midtown Crossing between Ingredient and Z-Wireless.

In Lincoln, artist Kim Reid Kuhn curated Omaha Jailbreak ! at Screen Ink Gallery, opening November 4 through the 30th featuring a “rogue group of artists, screen printers, musicians, and cons” including Kuhn, Amy Haney, Pat Oakes, JJ Carroll, Jackie Sterba, Mike Pleiss, Chris Fischer, Leslie Diuguid and more. Live music during the opening by $olid Goldberg, DJ OKYO-TON and Plack Blague.

Joslyn Art Museum and Film Streams’ collaborative film series, featuring contemporary cinematic views of the American West, continues November 8 with Lone Star (1996) and on November 15 The Last Picture Show (1971). Discussions will follow each film in the Ruth Sokolof Theatre presented in conjunction with Joslyn’s American Landscape: Contemporary Photographs of the West, through January 8.

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on Saturday, October 29th, 2011


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