Photos by Kent Sievers, Megan Farmer, Mark Davis and Omaha World-Herald
Excerpt from the “Omaha: We Don’t Coast” magazine:


We are a cultural hub, feeding all avenues of expression. Creativity is not confined here – and the sheer quality of our artistic continuum enhances the quality of our lives.

Opera Omaha (top left) – The only professional opera company in Nebraska, celebrating 60 years in 2018 with the addition of an annual spring festival.

Ballet Nebraska (top right) – At the heart of the region’s only professional dance company, a dedicated group of performers lives out a classic childhood dream with grace and athleticism.

Omaha Symphony (bottom left) – Our connection to the power and beauty of live orchestral music through performance and education for more than 90 years now, currently under the direction of Thomas Wilkins.

River City Mixed Chorus (bottom right) – More than three decades after its founding, the LGBT River City Mixed Chorus continues to entertain, engage and enrich with dynamic, innovative performances.