The Spring of Creation

SUNDAY 18 THE SPRING OF CREATION Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn Thomas Kluge, viola Joseph Fuchs, bagpipes Résonance, chamber chorus Ernest Richardson, conductor Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall 2200 Dodge St. 2 p.m. Tickets $10-$30 www.omahasymphony.org  “The time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.” […]

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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 […]

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Grios, Girlfriends and Sistahs

Saturday, April 12       Union for Contemporary Art, 2417 Burdette St. 7 p.m.; Free    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 […]

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Grios, Girlfriends and Sistahs

Saturday, April 12       Union for Contemporary Art, 2417 Burdette St. 7 p.m.; Free    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 […]

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Grios, Girlfriends and Sistahs

Saturday, April 12       Union for Contemporary Art, 2417 Burdette St. 7 p.m.; Free    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 […]

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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 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 […]

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BOEING BOEING

FRIDAY 18 April 18-May 11 BOEING BOEING Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre Omaha Community Playhouse 6915 Cass St. Tickets $21-$35 www.OmahaPlayhouse.org It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Actually it’s three birds on planes, French, American and German, who, in the 1960s, are up in the air dressing-up international flights as stewardesses. On land, they […]

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Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23 Mar, 23 INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic. Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn Carmelo Galante, clarinet Thomas Wilkins, conductor Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall 2200 Dodge St. 2 p.m. Tickets $10-$30 www.omahasymphony.org As time moves ever onward, composers reflect the sounds that surround them, musically pointing toward the future. Leonard Bernstein and Morton […]

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Come Back Little Shebae

THURS 6 Mar 6-30 COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA SNAP Productions 3225 California Ave. Tickets: $10-$15 http://www.snapproductions.com William Inge’s often admired 1950 play comes back into the light as SNAP Productions seeks to make it shine. The impetus: the curse and refuge of alcoholism lying within the sorrowful, unfulfilled lives of middle-aged, Middle-Americans Doc and Lola. […]

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