Christmas in My Heart

The silky smooth vocals of Omaha’s first lady of song and theater, Camille Metoyer Moten, help complete the sound of the holidays around here. She headlines a series of live, in-person concerts at the scene of some of her greatest stage triumphs, the Omaha Community Playhouse, performing sacred and secular Christmas music. Her all-star backing […]

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$10 Million of Relief For Large Omaha Arts Nonprofits, Smaller Organizations Need More Help

  September 11, 2020, Editor’s note: Since this story originally ran on August 24,  Kali Baker of the Omaha Community Foundation clarified that no nonprofit arts organizations have yet received any of the $10 million in CARES Act funds allocated by Douglas County. “No money has gone to nonprofits at this point,” she said. “No […]

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Divided Neighbors, United Community, Native Garden Touches Timely Controversies

Native Gardens is simply a very enjoyable, very accessible play, with a weak happy ending which should only bother viewers hoping for something more darkly realistic. Another way to put it, by contrast with the Will Eno play now running at the Bluebarn, the Omaha Community Playhouse offering by Karen Zacarias is a mainstream commercial […]

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