Beethoven and Blue Barn

“I feel that I’m connecting with Beethoven,” said pianist/conductor Hal France. He’s referring to his five week engagement in 18 two- hours-plus performances of parts of the composer’s famed masterpiece Diabelli Variations. There are 33 variations and they are at the core of the play of that name by Moisés Kaufman at Omaha’s Blue Barn Theatre.

Kaufman examines the processes behind Beethoven’s creation derived from...

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African Culture Connection

Tuesday, April 15
MCC South Omaha Campus, Connector Bldg/Commons 27th and Q Sts.
12:30 p.m.; Free
402-457-2253 or 402-238-8259

West African music and dance take the forefront when the African Culture Connection (ACC) troupe led by Charles Ahovissi performs at Metro's International Fairl. Ahovissi traveled the world with the Ballet National of Benin (his native country) before winding up in Omaha, where he...

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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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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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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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