Archive: 06/2011

2011 Prescott Summer Festival

July 15th from 5:30-8:30PM

Please join Prescott Elementary in uniting the community with an evening full of art, music, food, and entertainment. This event is free to the public.  There will be vendors and other items for sale. It will be held on the playground of Prescott Elementary located at 1930 S. 20th St. in Lincoln.

For more information about being involved with this event please contact Tammie Vacek at

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Flatwater Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream"
Tours the city of Lincoln June 30 – July 10

Mike Lee as Puck, photo by John Nollendorfs

After "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" closes at the Lincoln Community Foundation Garden on June 26, the Flatwater Shakespeare Company will take the show on tour to parks and other outdoor locations around Lincoln. It will play at 7:00 p.m. will be offered free of charge. Freewill donations will be accepted.

The tour has been organized by the show’s properties master, Dustin Witte, and movement director, Daniel Kubert, with the help of Dave Bomberger of Lincoln Parks. This touring version will feature the entire cast of the Gardens production, directed by Bob Hall, and abridged for a 120-minute running time without intermission. Audience members should bring lawn chairs, cushions, or blankets to sit on. Free ice cream will be provided by Ivanna Cone, 701 P Street.

The schedule of performances, Thursdays through Sundays, 7 p.m.:

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July First Friday Art Walk

First FridayEvery First Friday of the month is an event that many communities across the nation celebrate.  In Lincoln's Art Community, it allows a chance for local art galleries and establishments to open their doors to the public and have open house events where the public can come and see what is new in the art world.  Here on the Lincoln Arts Council website, we offer a complete guide to all of open houses for Lincoln's First Friday Art Walk.  If you know of an event that is happening, that is not listed in our guide, please feel free to email "Events" at and we will be sure to post it as soon as possible.

Support our local art scene and see what's new in the world of the arts!  Happy First Friday!

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Red Hamlet

Red Hamlet at Lincoln Community Playhouse

Catch the Preview of Red Hamlet by the Red Theater Collectives of Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska before they take their original script, Red Hamlet, to the Minneapolis Fringe Festival. Red Hamlet reawakens Shakespeare’s greatest work through a Futurist aesthetic combining dynamic images and sound, dramatic shifts in style and tone, and personal expression to surprise and energize.

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Lincoln Municipal Band Concert "Salute to Veterans"

The Lincoln Municipal Band will honor those individuals who have served in our nation's armed services. This annual program will feature selections specific to each brand of the armed forces, as well as music representative of and dedicated to military service. This concert will take place at the John Shildneck Bandshell in Antelope Park, Lincoln.

Conductor: Bob Krueger
Soloist: Deborah Bouffard
Trumpet, announcer: Don Gill

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In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.

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