Immigration-Themed Textile Art Commissioned by the Omaha Children’s Museum Moves to the UN | Arts and theater



The immigration stories she heard from Omahans inspired her final piece, which was completed last fall and on display at the Intercultural Senior Center, a gathering place for seniors from several countries.

“We all loved it,” said the centre’s executive director Carolina Padilla, although she added that she was sad that more older people couldn’t see it due to COVID-19.

“Our Journey to Home” is now on display at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

He will be moving to the American Muslim Institute on the Tri-Faith Campus in March.

Omaha Performing Arts unveils new in-person programming

Several live shows will take place at the Holland Center and the Orpheum Theater this spring.

Omaha Performing Arts said concerts – in a variety of genres and disciplines – will continue to have social distancing and a mask mandate.

Additionally, ticket buyers can attend shows at home if they cannot attend, with the exception of the Allman Betts Band concert in April.

Ranky Tanky, February 5, Netherlands. This Grammy Award-winning group will perform music from the South East Sea Island region, gospel, funk, R&B and jazz influenced by Gullah culture. Eric Ewing, Executive Director of the Great Plains Black History Museum, will speak on Omaha’s jazz history before the concert. Ranky Tanky members will also be participating in a discussion about Gullah’s food and music on February 5th as part of Voices AMPLIFIED! series that focuses on various artists.


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