Archive: 07/2011

Tuesday Talk: 'Baltimore Album Quilts'

Talk presented by Nancy Kerns, winner of the Quilt Festival Founders Award.

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2011 National Arts Program Comes to a Close

The National Arts ProgramThe 2011 City of Lincoln National Arts Program concluded on Friday, July 22 with a closing reception and awards ceremony that was held downtown in the Candy Factory Building.  Award winners were recognized and given cash and scholarship awards by City Councilman, Carl Eskridge.  All award winning pieces of artwork were on display for friends and family members to view during the reception.

The winner of the “Best in Show” award was Annie Shepherd.  She received $300 for that award, and another $300 for winning first place in the Intermediate category.  A complete list of award recipients follows this article.

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Drawn: an exhibition by Beili Liu

Beili Liu's time and process based installations look at transience, fragility and time lapses.  Liu created several site-specific works for the exhibition.

Artist lecture by Beili Liu, "Drawn With a Thread," Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. in room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska East Campus at the College of Education and Human Sciences.  Reception hosted by the Friends of the Gallery follows on the second floor.

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X Files: The Musical Is Coming to a Backyard Near You.

"X FILES: THE MUSICAL" is the seventh production and third backyard musical by The Colonel Mustard Amateur Attic Theatre Company in Lincoln, Nebraska. Millions of people worldwide love The X-Files, and we have transformed the show into a full-length theatrical spectacle, complete with alien ballads, UFO sightings, mad scientists, monster attacks, and far more fake blood than is necessary. Admission is free, of course! Original songs include:

“Totally Platonically…Us”

“I Wanna Believe So Bad”

and “Magical Manical Humanimals”

The spectacle begins at sunset (approximately 8:30pm) for two nights only (August 19th and 20th) in an empty lot downtown. Bring a picnic and stake out your spot on the grass as early as 6pm both nights. The show will last until approximately 10:30pm. Bring kazoos and squirt guns if you want to engage in ridiculous audience participation stunts, and of course don’t forget blankets and/or lawn chairs.

Join the FB Group at http://www.facebook.com/gr​oups/iwanttobelieve?ap=1 if you want to stay updated on the show’s progress or get involved. Like our Page at http://www.facebook.com/pa​ges/The-Colonel-Mustard-Am​ateur-Attic-Theatre-Compan​y/213287972017684 if you like being a Liker, and check out our website at www.thecolonelmustard.com if you want to know more about The Colonel Mustard and all its bizarre shenanigans.

 

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Lincoln Jazz Series: Jim Williamson Trio

Join us in the lower level of Brewsky's as the Lincoln Jazz Series present's the Jim Williamson Trio.

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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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