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.


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.


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.


UNO theatre impresses throughout season

The UNO Theatre Department saw a big year in its 2010-2011 season. From a hilarious comedy, to dark dramas, to the classics of Shakespeare, the theatre always brought something new to audiences.


UNO students organize fundraiser for Siena Francis House

More than 100 people attended the Siena Francis House Benefit Concert sponsered by UNO's Service Learning Program, partnered with the Waiting Room and 1% Productions on April 11 at 8 p.m., bringing in more than $700 for the shelter.