Artist Profile: Jessica Hanson

July 10th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Jessica Hanson is a violinist and instructor at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, and she is the Lead String Sprouts teacher. She’s now focusing on composing some of her own music sometimes using effects pedals with her violin that allow her to loop tracks while altering the timbre of her instrument.

Featuring Violinist, Jessica Hanson

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Omaha Poetry Slam/Open Mic Goes Virtual

July 10th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The monthly Omaha Poetry Slam continues this Saturday as a virtual open mic. Typically hosted at Outr Spaces, the event has moved online as COVID cannot stop the over decade long tradition.

Featuring Greg Harries

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North Omaha Love Tour

July 7th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Nebraska Tour Company offers culinary and historical tours of some of Omaha’s most iconic neighborhoods, and this Saturday they will host the North Omaha Love Tour. It will be guided by Preston Love Jr., son of famed jazz musician Preston Love Sr., and an ideal candidate for the job.

Featuring Preston Love Jr.

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OPA Introduces Jazz on YOUR Green

July 7th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz on the Green is one of the gems of Omaha summers, and while COVID-19 has complicated this year’s events, festivities aren’t dead in the water.

Featuring OPA President, Joan Squires

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UNO Resuming Annual Carillon Concert Virtually

July 3rd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Despite COVID 19, UNO’s annual Fourth of July Celebration Concert featuring carillon bells will continue virtually. Carillon bells are the bells heard at UNO’s bell tower, and they will be played by Brent Shaw this Saturday at 9:00am.

Featuring Julianne Furey, Operations Manager for the School of Music.

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Nebraska Writers Collective Hosting Virtual ‘Write Now’ Workshop

July 2nd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Nebraska Writers Collective has not ended engagement following the pandemic having introduced Write Now, a series of writing workshops featuring guest speakers. Sessions begin this Friday at 12:30pm and will continue weekly through the month of July.

Featuring Nebraska Writers Collective Program Manager Gina Keplinger

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