Archive: 04/2012

Lincoln Celebrates the Arts!

2012 Mayor's Arts Awards - Destination: ArtsTickets are now on sale for the 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards. Join us onstage at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on June 18, 2012, as we celebrate the contributions and achievements of the Lincoln Arts Community. The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception, fabulous meal, and cash bar. The awards ceremony begins at 7:15 pm.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 402-434-2787, or you can mail a check and seating requests to the Lincoln Arts Council, 1701 South 17th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502. You can also go to our web site and download the invitation (right-click and select save as) on the Mayors Arts Awards page. There you will find options for paying online, sending your registration form in via email or printing and mailing it in.

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Thank you to the 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards sponsors!

2012 Mayor's Arts AwardsThe Lincoln Arts Council is proud to present the 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards, Monday, June 18th at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts. LAC would like to acknowledge the generosity of our co-sponsors as well as the individual award sponsors, for recognizing and encouraging artistic achievement in Lincoln.

Sincere thanks to our event sponsors - Lincoln Community Foundation and Rena Kaplan. This event would not be possible without your support. Thanks also to our additional event supporters - Ann Rawley, Karen Amen & Jim Goeke, Bets and Larry Frederick, Cornhusker Bank, INSPRO Insurance, and Woods Bros Realty. Thank you!

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May 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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An Evening with Maestro Polochick & Friends

Join LSO maestro Edward Polochick and LSO musicians for an evening full of chamber music, with all proceeds benefiting Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra.

Thursday, May 24, 2012
Johnny Carson Theatre (12th & R)

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Annual Electrophonic Show Scheduled at LNS

LINCOLN, NE – Electrophonic is an incredible combination of music, choreography, lights, rhythm & performance art and has become the pinnacle of instrumental performance at Lincoln North Star High School.  The production is modeled after performances like STOMP, BLAST and BLUE MAN GROUP where the movement of bodies and objects are choreographed to music, lights and sounds using everyday objects in non-traditional ways.  Past performances have used garbage cans, brooms, pvc pipe and even brake drums. 

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Special Thanks

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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