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May 2019

SOS the Final Request of Private Andrews

May 9 @ 7:00 am - May 26 @ 9:30 pm
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performances Thursday through Saturday
Apollon, 1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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25$

This production is dedicated to all of our veterans and the men and women who have served our country to protect us. Show Description: It's 1969 and the United States is embroiled in the Vietnam War. Private George Andrews has been killed in action, but before his spirit can move on, he has some unfinished business that needs to be completed. Unfortunately, the only members of his Platoon that can see and hear him are the members of the audience…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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“Alison O’Daniel: Heavy Air” and “Lui Shtini: Tempos”

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 16, 2019

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts invites the public to two new solo exhibitions illustrating the allusive and enigmatic nature of sound and form, "Alison O’Daniel: Heavy Air" and "Lui Shtini: Tempos," on view April 4–June 15, 2019. "Alison O’Daniel: Heavy Air" Through collaborations with composers and musicians as well as the experiences of deaf and hard of hearing friends regarding sound, O’Daniel’s work aims at building a visual, aural, and haptic vocabulary as a means of storytelling. In "Heavy Air,"…

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Derek Hough: Live! The Tour

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Orpheum Theater, 409 S 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

From the Emmy Award-winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, his magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music as he explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between. Creative team and two-time Emmy winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs (Jennifer Lopez: All…

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