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Foreigner wants Nebraska to show them what love is

Foreigner wants Nebraska to show them what love is

Rock band Foreigner will perform at UNL's Lied Center for Performing Arts for the Lied's 25th anniversary season.
Opera Omaha's 'Cinderella' is a little different, but story is still universal
Opera Omaha's 'Cinderella' is a little different, but story is still universal

Joan Font always knew “Cinderella” was a universal story. He just didn't realize how universal it was.

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Art notes: Joslyn reopens two collections
Art notes: Joslyn reopens two collections

The Joslyn Art Museum has reopened its modern and contemporary art collections, located in the museum’s Pavilion galleries.

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Big weekend ahead for Nebraska Wind Symphony

During a concert Sunday, the Nebraska Wind Symphony will induct two members into its hall of fame, celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Music in Catholic Schools, present a concerto by the winner of its annual memorial scholarship and feature a sixth-grader as a guest conductor.

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Here's the deal with that outdoor art near CenturyLink Center
Here's the deal with that outdoor art near CenturyLink Center

Years ago, Alan Potash had a vision for a public art exhibition.

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'That thing is atrocious': Rusty steel panel in downtown Papillion plaza spurs complaints
'That thing is atrocious': Rusty steel panel in downtown Papillion plaza spurs complaints

The panel is made of weathering steel that's commonly used in building designs. It's supposed to be turning into a vibrant orange panel emblazoned with a monarch butterfly, but the transformation process is taking longer than expected.

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‘Wonder Bread Years’: Tickets on sale now for salute to baby boomer generation

Tickets go on sale today at the Omaha Community Playhouse for “The Wonder Bread Years,” Pat Hazell’s comedy salute to the baby boomer generation.

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'Tis soon Talk Like Shakespeare Day; hence be mirthful!
'Tis soon Talk Like Shakespeare Day; hence be mirthful!

William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday won’t go unheralded this week in Omaha. Nebraska Shakespeare is sponsoring Talk Like Shakespeare Day on Wednesday, which also marks the kickoff of its 17th annual sonnet writing contest.

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Swoosie’s voice a joy in memoir of stage, family
Swoosie’s voice a joy in memoir of stage, family

Swoosie Kurtz, your book had me at hello.

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Theater review: Plenty of reasons to laugh at UNO's 'Spelling Bee'
Theater review: Plenty of reasons to laugh at UNO's 'Spelling Bee'

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" follows six misfit tweeners suffering the agonies of puberty, and sometimes unhappy home lives, while competing.

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Theater review: 'Boeing, Boeing' makes for a funny farce
Theater review: 'Boeing, Boeing' makes for a funny farce

Director Carl Beck and a cast gifted at broad physical comedy get more mileage than you might think possible out of the latest at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. He was 87.

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UNL students make dancing robot drones
UNL students make dancing robot drones

The idea is to converge disciplines without literally colliding on stage

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Durham Museum's '1968' exhibit boasts fashions worn by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin
Durham Museum's '1968' exhibit boasts fashions worn by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin

His famous purple felt suit jacket hangs just above his brown leather boots, next to his brown, fringed leather vest and the Sunburst Stratocaster Fender guitar.

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