FIBER brings taste of international fiber arts to Omaha

By Andrew Aulner, Contributor The KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library is currently hosting the FIBER exhibit, a collection of fiber and textile artwork that runs the gamut from...

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...

“Sister Act” at Omaha Community Playhouse: Two UNO students take up lead roles

Will Patterson ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Sister Act” is the musical comedy based on the 1992 film by the same name and is currently performing at...

More to offer for Mavs off-campus

Will Patterson ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR 1. The Iowa State Fair While requiring a longer drive than some more local entertainment the Iowa State Fair has earned...

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.


UNO art student launches solo art show

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha art student Laura Simpson has launched a solo art show titled “Episode Twenty-Five” at the Harney Street...

Contemporary paintings reflections of modern and classical art

Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester exhibition. The exhibit, which features contemporary paintings, began Aug. 26 and will end Sept. 28.

Farstad and Fisher are both assistant professors of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a feminist painter, Farstad portrays influences of popular culture and psychoanalysis of girlhood drama in her work. In contrast, Fisher's figurative painting and use of rich color resembles the late Renaissance era.


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...