Dr. Washington García Performs ‘Live on the Stream’

June 30th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Performing Arts’ Live on the Stream Series continues, presenting virtual concerts featuring local talent. UNO’s School of Music Director, Dr. Washington García, will perform tomorrow at noon. An internationally recognized pianist, García has received the highest Cultural Achievement Award given by the Ecuadorian National Assembly to individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the arts, and tomorrow he will be playing works by Chopin on Facebook Live.

Featuring Dr. Washington García

Like many artists and patrons, García’s plans for the year took an unfortunate turn, but the efforts by local organizations, like Omaha Performing Arts, keep performance alive.

Dr. Washington García will perform works by Chopin Wednesday, July 1 at noon on Facebook, part of Omaha Performing Arts Live on the Stream Series. For more information, visit O-PA.org.

Hope for dreamers after the Supreme Court decision, but their future remains uncertain

June 29th, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court regarding the dream act protects approximately 3,000 Nebraska dreamers.

Read More

‘Highway Hypnosis’ Open Virtually at Maple Street Construct

June 27th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Since the spread of COVID 19, Maple Street Construct gallery in Benson has offered a series of digital exhibitions highlighting art and architecture from artists across the country. Highway Hypnosis opens today on their website, featuring Iowa Architect Levi Robb and LA Artist Nicolas Shake. Both artists work with a myriad of materials with an interest in the American open road.

Featuring Levi Robb and Nicolas Shake

Read More

The pandemic did not stop artist, Danny Reyes to paint full time

June 26th, 2020

By Gabriel Escalera

36 years ago, Reyes and his sister left El Salvador, in the middle of a civil war, under the care of their single mother. Now Reyes has the opportunity to share his talent with many.

Read More

Omaha Symphony Announces New Music Director

June 24th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Following news that Maestro Thomas Wilkins is stepping down from his position with the Omaha Symphony, President and CEO Jennifer Boomgaarden finally has the announcement patrons have been waiting for. Ankush Kumar Bahl will serve as Omaha Symphony’s new Music Director.

Featuring Omaha Symphony President and CEO, Jennifer Boomgaarden

Read More

Joslyn Offers Virtual Youth Programs

June 24th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Young patrons of the arts can learn about art in Joslyn Art Museums’s collection and make some of their own, all from the comfort of home, from Art Adventures LIVE! Guests can gather up a few simple materials and join the Joslyn live on Facebook every Friday at 10:30 am for an art-making lesson led by Studio Programs Manager, Andy Smith.

Read More
©2020 KVNO News