On Saturday, drills will be swapped with guitars, table saws will be replaced by keyboards and work gloves will be traded in for a microphone and maybe a little whiskey as five area bands engage in a night of tunes to support Habitat for Humanity of Omaha.
"I imagine this play as if it were an old photo album…a love note left between two pages of a book. It captures a moment in these…people's lives that changes them," read the director's notes from Zack Jennison in the program to his production of "A Moon for the Misbegotten." Jennison's graduate thesis production was simple yet beautiful and executed his vision perfectly.
In 2007, Omaha native Buck Bowen took the stage for what was supposed to be his last show ever. He had decided to quit music, once and for all.
Without telling a soul, Bowen then left Omaha and set his sails for Costa Rica.
Flash to present day, Bowen is back in Omaha making music. However, don't expect to see the same comedic rapper that you knew in 2007.
Full of aspects of murder, family and bloody revenge is what the University of Nebraska at Omaha Theatre Department brings to the stage production of "Elektra," a Greek play.
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.
A recurring theme in the film "Silver Linings Playbook" is that one incident can change a lifetime.
The film's dialogue is fast, sharp and full of wit. The roles of Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro bring the story to life. The director, David O. Russell, gives brilliant insight to the struggles of mental illness that makes the story relatable and unique today.
Film Streams is proud to present its third annual Local Filmmakers Showcase starting this Friday Oct. 19 with a special premiere screening at 7:30 p.m. The series will run through Sat. Oct. 25 at the Ruth Sokolof Theater.