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October 4th, 2022

Opera and Bagels

Gallery 1516 presents; ‘Bagels and Sometimes Bach’ performance in collaboration with Opera Omaha.

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September 20th, 2022

KVNO Classical Kid Composes Work for KVNO Anniversary

KVNO commissioned noted young composer and former KVNO Classical Kid Winston Schneider to write a work for our 50th Anniversary. “Anniversary Overture” will have its world premiere at the Omaha Symphony’s season opener September 23 and 24.

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September 16th, 2022

Chicago band brings Eastern European Jewish folk music to Omaha

The common usage of the term Klezmer developed about 1980. A klezmer was a male professional instrumental musician, usually Jewish, who played in a band hired for special occasions in eastern European communities.

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August 30th, 2022

Omaha Community Play house, almost a hundred years

The mission of the Omaha Community Playhouse is to enhance the quality of life through live theater, professional touring, and arts education.

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August 26th, 2022

‘El Museo Latino’ – three decades in Omaha

In 1989 there were only four Latino museums in the United States. Here in Omaha, ‘EL Museo Latino’ in Omaha opened its doors in the historic Livestock Exchange Building on May 5, 1993, as the first Latino Art & History Museum and Cultural Center in the Midwest

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August 25th, 2022

‘Benson Theater’ history continues

The Benson Theater nonprofit purchased the building from a local developer in 2014

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August 24th, 2022

PACE, thriving and growing during hard times

About a month after PACE’s grand opening the covid pandemic forced them to significantly re-organize to provide services. And now that things are mostly back to normal, PACE continues with its mission

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August 23rd, 2022

Omaha Performing Arts, a pillar in the arts scene

In 2000 Omaha performing Arts becomes a non-for-profit organization, it was already certain that this organization would become a pillar of the artistic scene in the city

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August 22nd, 2022

Voices of Omaha, serving for over fifty years

The Handel’s messiah concert continues to be free of charge, thanks to grants, member dues, and other supports. Preparing for the annual concert is an ongoing process all year long.

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