Let the music festival season begin

Summer is approaching fast, and many of us are thinking about what we're going to do, where we're going to go, what shows we're going to see, where and when are we going to work, and how much booze we may or may not imbibe. One of the most exciting things to think about is all the music festivals that will be happening. Not so exciting, however, is thinking of how to pay for them.

Sarah Mckinstry-Brown: Cradling Monsoons

Sarah Mckinstry-Brown is a poet, mother and wife.  She is one woman balancing a monsoon of tasks. Mckinstry-Brown explained that life's gifts and blessings can become cumbersome, such is the nature of life.  This is the inspiration behind her new full-length collection of poetry, "Cradling Monsoons."

Spectators invited to explore a new “forum” of theatre

Sometimes theatre is as much about the audience as it's about the actors onstage, and on Monday, April 25, the UNO Forum Theatre hopes to demonstrate that.

Hollywood legend shows us little-known history

It's not justice you're after - it's revenge," Fredrick Aiken (James McAvoy) tells Edwin Stanton (Kevin Kline) in "The Conspirator," director Robert Redford's latest film.

UNO Theatre tackles “Twelfth Night”

This weekend, the UNO Theatre Department brought not only their acting talent to stage, but their musical and lighting talents as well. "Twelfth Night", directed by Cindy Melby Phaneuf, is the department's last major production of the 2010-11 season.

Steel Magnolias, hilarious and heart wrenching

On Friday, April 15, "Steel Magnolias" opened at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

UNO music program ends year on high note

UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.

Art department showcases creative talent

The Department of Art and Art History at UNO's Gallery, located in the Weber Fine Arts Building, hosted a number of exhibitions over the past academic year. The exhibits included African-American Masters from the Sheldon Museum of Art, UNL; Carved Board Clamp Resist Dyeing: Historical Perspective and Contemporary Application; Sequenced Fibers: Books on Fabric or Handmade Papers; and the UNO BFA Thesis and BA in Studio Arts Seniors' Exhibit.