Omaha Community Playhouse provides opportunity & entertainment

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR An important part of starting or returning to college is finding activities to get involved with, and something to do during free time. The Omaha Community Playhouse fills...

Jave Yoshimoto combines action and art

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Jave Yoshimoto, an art professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been nominated for the Omaha Entertainment & Arts award...

UNO’s filmmaking club to hold inaugural showcase of its first student films

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska filmmakers and film lovers are carving out a place for themselves in Omaha. Established in 2005, the Omaha Film Festival has found success as...

‘If These Walls Could Talk’ showing at Polyester

It's difficult sometimes to make an argument for photographic art. After all, it's a field that mirrors reality, meant to replicate life via the "human experience" channel. Far too often, though, "the human experience" theme is portrayed in photos lacking imagination, making it more akin to "the dry, uninteresting experience."

The latest photography exhibit at Polyester gallery, 1618 Harney St., is anything but dry or uninteresting. The show, titled "If These Walls Could Talk," (showing through Nov. 27) offers a refreshing glimpse of human existence in private moments.


UNO public art class embraces uncomfortable world

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER The smell of sawdust lingers in the air inside UNO’s Ceramics and Sculpture Lab as students shape plywood into cringe-worthy words. David Helm...

Emerging area artists will get their chance to shine

Omaha will have a chance to celebrate the arts with some of Nebraska's newest up-and-comers. The Union for Contemporary Art's first exhibition, Emerging!, will showcase some of Nebraska's best while introducing Omaha to the brand new non-profit organization and its pro-grams. Twelve emerging Nebraskan artists will be featured in this three-day exhibition.


Bemis looking for art lovers to fund new talent

By Derek Munyon ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR If you’re an artist or an art lover in Omaha, you most likely have heard of and appreciate the...

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UNO to host the Goldstein Lecture The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s department of Religious Studies presents the Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Lecture on Human Rights each year....