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June 18th, 2024

Gallery Spotlights Photography as an Artistic Medium

After several years, Gallery 1516 decided to widen the scope of this project by creating a complimentary exhibition: the Regional Photography Biennial.

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June 12th, 2024

Omaha Performing Arts, Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary And Shows

With the recent celebration of 50 years of Hip Hop in the United States, Omaha Performing Arts is highlighting the significance of this culture, resonating with many in Omaha. They have been hosting a hip-hop camp lab primarily for children in grades 6 to 12.

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Karien-Bredenkamp-KVNO. Image Property of Karien B.

June 10th, 2024

Karien Bredenkamp: From Drawings to Poetry to Her Book ‘Enigma’

Karien Bredenkamp uses the drawing technique pointillism, her intricate art style is complemented by her recent foray into poetry, which she began after moving to the United States a few years ago

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Omaha Summer Arts Festival (OSAF). Image property of OSAF

June 7th, 2024

Omaha Summer Arts Festival Concludes After 50 Years

As local and national artists and visitors gear up for the 2024 Omaha Summer Arts Festival this weekend, a sense of nostalgia and celebration fills the air. This weekend marks the final chapter of the festival’s remarkable 50-year run.

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June 6th, 2024

UNO Jazz Camp is in Full “Swing”

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Jazz Camp and the Jim Widner Big Band have combined their efforts to bring together some of the top jazz educators and performers in the country.

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June 5th, 2024

‘Between Two Covers’ Five Picks For The Summer

In today’s “Between the Covers” segment, Carl Erickson from The Bookworm recommends five must-read books for your summer reading list. Whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in your backyard, these picks will keep you entertained all season long.

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One Omaha Music Festival. HooknSync. Image, property of HooknSync

June 3rd, 2024

‘One Omaha Music Festival’ to Showcase Local and National Talent

The “One Omaha Music Festival” aims to unite musicians from around the area and nationwide to support and celebrate the local music scene.

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May 31st, 2024

Benson Theatre: A Hub for Community and Artistic Collaboration

Benson Theatre has embraced its role as a cornerstone of the Omaha community by offering an affordable and accessible space for all.

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Jacob Nissly Percussion. Image property of Omaha Symphony.

May 29th, 2024

Nebraska Percussionist Returns for Omaha Symphony Performance

This weekend, the Omaha Symphony welcomes back one of its own as Jacob Nissley, principal percussionist of the San Francisco Symphony, joins Maestro Ankush Kumar Bahl for a special performance.

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