Pick: Jamie Burmeister and Company

August 2 Jamie Burmeister and Company Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m. Modern Arts Midtown, http://www.modernartsmidtown.com/       Modern Arts Midtown will close out the summer season with Jamie Burmeister and Company. Expect to see works that are figurative, introspective, psychological and a bit mysterious. The art will leave you with a […]

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Pick: Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism and Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

Until September 1 Joslyn will display 38 impressionistic paintings to the public. The paintings range in dates from the 1850’s to the 1920’s, highlighting classic talents like Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet.  See how Monet’s work is so meticulous. It becomes obvious how he would sit in front of subjects for days and weeks altering […]

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Pick: Lauren Mabry Exhibit Opening

July 18 Third Thursday Exhibition Openings and Gallery Talk: Lauren Mabry Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street Opening night: 6-9 p.m. Bemis Center, www.bemiscenter.org    Lauren Mabry’s work seems pretty raw. She doesn’t hold back from using brilliant color to dissect right through her ceramic pieces, provoking the question of intended emotion, […]

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Full Circle

Artist Dan Klima puts on one show at Hot Shops Art Center annually, and this year he continues to make it count. All That is Round, which continues through July in the Nicholas Gallery, captures the essence of life cycles, weather, seasons, nature and organic flow because round objects are abundant on the Earth and […]

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Game On

Omaha will experience a brand new type of concert from the unique vein of Video Games Live Saturday, June 29. Tommy Tallarico, composer and brains behind the project, will lead a symphonic journey conveying the themes behind classic video games. It has the complexity of classical music but the raw shockwaves of a full-blown rock […]

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Family Find

Arelatively new boutique in West Omaha is creating jobs not only for the employees but for vendors who just need a place to sell their work. NJ & Co. is run by a duo consisting of mother and daughter. Nicole Leathers handles the business while Jane White, her mother, manages merchandise and displays. Leathers said […]

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Irish Tradition on the Move

Sullivan’s bar, a long-time St. Patrick’s Day tradition, has served the midtown community since 1954, and the current owner is planning to continue that trend in a new location across the street. Owner Dan Houlihan has managed the establishment since 2001 when the chance presented itself. Houlihan had been working his way up in bars […]

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Omaha Fashion Week

Omaha Fashion Week, now in its sixth year, has new tricks up its sleeve. New designers are expected this year, including Kate Walz, who just returned from New York, and Jeff Hanson, who will be showing his line of hand-painted dresses. Sixteen designers will be present in all. About 400 models show up each year […]

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It Takes a Village

Chevy, or Siobhan Naughton Kozisek, owns Sirens salon and is ready to take on Fashion Week for the sixth year. She graduated from Capitol in 1997, where she took a liking to doing makeup over anything else. She’s been at it for over 14 years, often with makeup and waxing being her calling. She started […]

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