An annual event anticipated by Omaha artists for an entire year has finally arrived. Not the Grammys that aired Sunday night, but another arts and entertainment awards show—one that meshes Omaha music and performing arts scenes into a celebration of honorary achievement and prestige—the sixth Annual Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards.
The Nebraska Wind Symphony (NWS) is teaming up with Omaha's middle school "All Stars" and the Omaha Percussion Ensemble for their formal winter concert, "With Bells On!" Sunday, Feb. 12, at UNO's Strauss Performing Arts Center. The concert begins at 3 p.m. and will last about an hour and a half.
The University of Nebraska Omaha's student writing organization, The Crop, is hosting a series of events this semester known as the Faculty Reading Series. The series features professors from UNO who read and perform their own works throughout the spring semester. The events are Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Room.
Next week UNO will host the 2012 Show Choir Invitational, and the university's vocal music department would like to invite everyone to attend.
Excitement built as fast as the evening traffic on Jan. 20 as the Uncool prepared for a major all-ages event at the Sandbox. The show started at 7 p.m. Tickets were $6.
Calling all fans of ABC's hit television show, "The Bachelorette." Wes Hayden will be at Regency Court Mall from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 looking to take one special lady out on the town.
The Durham Western Heritage Museum is currently hosting "Cut! Costume and the Cinema," an exhibit featuring costumes worn by more than 30 actors in 27 different films.
As winter drags on in Omaha, we have to find a way to entertain ourselves and beat the cold weather blues. The Tiny Car Racing Association offers this relief weekly at The Waiting Room in Benson.