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Lincoln 55+ Seniors Paper - Calendar of Events -  Spring 2020

               Sunday Farmers’ Market at College View  Main Stage Concerts at the 7th Street  Apr 27 Shawn Bell Trio        May 21 @ 7 pm May 24 @ 1pm The
                 (new name for Old Cheney Road        Loft, 7th and K Sts. Member $16; Non-  Welkin. - England, 1759. Sally is sen-
                 Farmers Market)                      Member $20; Student $10; under 12 -                                     tenced to hang for a heinous murder.
               Sun 10 am – 2 pm Apr 26 thru Oct 25    $1                               Live! In Lincoln Thursday Night Music  When Sally claims to be pregnant, a
                 (May 10 only 3 – 6 pm)  4801 Prescott  Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm Moors & McCumber -  Series @Chez SoDO - Chez SoDo,   jury must decide whether she’s telling
                 Ave, Seventh Day Adventist Church    James Moors and Kort McCumber       440 S. 11th St    Free              the truth, or simply trying to escape the
                 parking lot, (new address) Producer-  synthesize a wide palette of musical  Mar 12 Orion Walsh               noose. With only a midwife prepared to
                 only vendors featuring local produce,  styles and genres--70s pop, bluegrass,  Mar 19 Coro di Flauti         defend Sally, and a mob baying for
                 artisan cheeses, baked goods, meats,  country, Irish, and American folk into a  Mar 26 The Oasis Bluegrass Band  blood, the jury wrestle with their new
                 eggs and plants. 402-309-9096        unique sound. They utilize different  Apr 2 The Shucks Brothers         authority.
         instruments including guitar, banjo,  Apr 9 Tidball & Barger Band
                                                      mandolin, cello, fiddle, and bouzouki.   Apr 16 Lincoln Southeast High School  The Metropolitan Opera Goes to the
               Jazz in June Market                 Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm Matt & Shannon        Jazz Ensemble                       Movies Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts
               Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Tue 5 – 7 pm   12th &  Heaton - Although they have a Celtic  Apr 23 PANgea Steel Drum Band  Center 313 N. 13th St.  402 472-5353
                 R Sts (402) 499-1987                 background, they also play a diverse  Apr 30 The Lightning Bugs         The Metropolitan Opera performances
                                                      mix of other musical traditions. They  are broadcast into movie theatres
                            Music                     seamlessly blend a variety of different  musicseries                    equipped with high definition digital
                                                      instruments (guitar, accordion, Irish                                   projection and stereo surround sound.
               Arts for the Soul Music & Fine Arts Series   flute, bouzouki) into their repertoire of  Pla Mor Ballroom - 6600 West O St. 402  $24; Senior-$22; Student/Member of
               First Presbyterian Church, 840 S 17th St  original songs and Celtic traditional  475-4030  the Friends of MRRMAC/ Member
                 Purchase tickets at church, online or at  tunes.                      Mar 6 @ 8:30 pm Singles Dance Party    Friends of Opera-$17. No movie pass-
                 door  402 477-6037                May 16 @ 7:30 pm Joe Crookston - Joe   with Jimmy Mack                     es. Online ticketing
       Crookston is a songwriter, singer, gui-  Mar 8 @ 8 pm Country Night  Jake
                 the-soul/                            tarist, painter, fiddler, banjo player,  McVey & Jake Gill            Mar 14 @ 11:55 am Mar 15 @ 1 pm
               Apr 26 @ 7 pm Bach Aria Soloists       and tours regularly in the US, Ireland,  Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm Big Band Thursday  Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander -
               Although they do Bach really well, they do  and Canada. His story songs are uni-  Greg Spevak with guest Waverly  Evgeny Nikitin is the mysterious sea-
                 more than Bach. Based in Kansas City,  versal, his rhythm infectious, and in  School Band                    farer searching for salvation in
                 this adventurous chamber ensemble    concert he is funny one moment and  Mar 15 @ 8 pm Country Night  Goodnight  Wagner’s eerie early masterwork.
                 uses innovative programming that     transcendent the next.  LAFTA Hairy  and Bale & Craig Estudillo         Valery Gergiev conducts.
                 introduces the brilliance of Bach and  Frog House Concert at 5109 Foxglove  Mar 22 @ 8 pm Country Night  McKenzie  Apr 11 @ 11:55 am Apr 12 @ 1 pm
                 contemporary composers he inspired,  Circle                              Jalynn  & Steel City                Puccinin: Tosca - Soprano Anna
                 with fresh, exciting and original arts  Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm Willie Carlisle  Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm Big Band Event    Netrebko is Puccini’s explosive diva.
                 productions combining genres, infusing  Goehring                         Southwest High Big Band and         Tenor Brian Jagde is the idealistic
                 new life to ancient music. $20; Senior  Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm Witherward       Northeast High Big Band $5          painter Cavaradossi, and baritone
                 $15; Student 13 + $8; 12 & under free                                                                        Michael Volle completes the fatal love
                                                   First Friday Noon Concert           Mar 29 @ 8 pm Country Night  Prairie   triangle as the sinister Scarpia.
               Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, 233 So.  12:10 pm Saint Paul United Methodist  Creek & Sheila Greenland            Bertrand de Billy conducts.
                 13th St., Suite-B102; 402 476-2211   Church, 1144 M St. Free 402 477-  Apr 3 @ 8:30 pm Singles Dance Party  May 9 @ 11:55 May 10 @ 1 pm Donizetti:
                 concerts at Lied Center, 301 N. 12th St  6951                            with Jimmy Mack                     Maria Stuarda - Soprano Diana
                 $35/$15 Youth $5                  Mar 6 Great Plains Chamber Winds    Apr 5 @ 8 pm Country Night  Lucas      Damrau is the martyred Mary, Queen
                                                      Minor & Cowboy D                    of Scots. Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton
               Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm LOS Goes to        Lincoln Choral Artists  - PO Box 57122,  Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm Big Band Thursday  is her imperious rival Queen Elizabeth
                 Hollywood                            Lincoln NE 68505 (402) 405-8070     Duffy Belorad                       I, and tenor Stephen Costello is the
               LSO performs music from iconic films     Apr 11 @ 7 pm Nebraska Music           noble Earl of Leicester. Maurizio Benini
                 including E.T., Star Wars, Indiana  May 3 @ 4 pm Choral Legacy St Paul   Association Honors Induction Six    conducts.
                 Jones, Gone with the Wind, The Pink  United Methodist Church, 1144 M St  inductees $20
                 Panther, and Lawrence of Arabia,     World premiere of LCA's signature  Apr 12 @ 8 pm Country Night  Steel City  Eighth Biennial Vision Maker Film Festival
                 along with a tribute to Rodgers and  piece by Jean Henderson and the     & TBA                               - The best American Indian, Alaska
                 Hammerstein.                         Lincoln Boys' Choir.             Apr 19 @ 8 pm Country Night  McKenzie  Native and worldwide Indigenous films.
               Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm A Lincoln Fantasia                                        Jalynn  & Goodnight and Bale      Apr 22 Indian Center Inc, 1100 Military Rd
               LSO’s Principal Flute John Bailey plays  Lincoln Boys Choir   402-499-4446  $15;  Apr 26 @ 8 pm Country Night  Dirty  Apr 23 Marcus Edgewood Cinema,
                 works by Daniel Dorff and Kent       18 & under free Tickets at door and  Boots & Tami Hall                  5520 S 56th St Apr 24:  Mary Riepma
                 Kennan. Next is a performance of Dr.                                               Ross Media Arts Center, 313 N 13th St
                 Tyler G. White’s A Brand-New      May 10 @ 5 pm Spring Melodies              Performing Arts                 Apr 25 Unitarian Church, 6300 A St
                 Summer. Then enjoy favorite tunes    O’Donnell Auditorium, 50th &                                            Apr 25 Nebraska History Museum, 131
                 from Disney’s Fantasia movies, includ-  Huntington Sts                Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center -   Centennial Mall N Apr 26 First
                 ing Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D-                                       313 N. 13th St. 402 472-5353; $9.50  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000
                 Minor, Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s      Nebraska Brass   315 S. 9th St, Suite  Senior-$7.50 Student/Child-$7.00    D St Apr 27 Center for People in Need,
                 Apprentice, Mussorgsky’s Night on    110 (402) 477-7899 $15; Senior - $12;  Member-$6.50    3901 N 27th St Apr 28 Southeast
                 Bald Mountain, and Stravinsky’s      18 & under free                  Mar 6 – 12 International Falls - A woman  Community College, 8800 O St Apr 29
                 Firebird.                   stuck in a small, snowbound border  Lincoln High School, 2229 J St Apr 30
               May 2 @ 6 pm Romantic Blockbusters  Apr 26 @ 3 pm Carnival of the Animals:  town has dreams of doing comedy    Nebraska Wesleyan University, 5000
               Concertmaster Anton Miller plays       A Trip to the Zoo Westminster       when she meets a washed up, burned  St Paul Ave
                 Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing (and       Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan  out comedian with dreams of doing
                 fiendishly virtuosic) Violin Concerto.  Blvd                             anything else.
                 Next Berlioz’s iconic Symphonie   May 24 @ 3 pm By Request: Favorites  Mar 6 – 12 Greed. - A fictional story of a  Flatwater Shakespeare Company, Season
                 Fantastique depicts the passion and  from the Audience  Christ United    retail billionaire, set in the glamorous  ticket $54 402-319-2895
                 despair of unrequited love.          Methodist Church, 4530 A St         and celebrity-filled world of luxury
                                                                                          fashion, which is centered around the  Mar 18 – 22, 25 – 29 Romeo & Juliet
               Nebraska Chamber Players - Concert at  Abendmusik: Lincoln – First Plymouth  build up to a spectacular 60th birthday  Turbine Flats, 2124 Y St $20 Senior
                 NET Ron Hull Studio, 1800 N. 33rd St.  Church, 2000 D St. 402 476-9933   party in a hotel on a Greek island.  $18 Student $15
                 Hors d'oeuvres and beverages 30 min-              Mar 13 – 19 The Traitor  - THE TRAITOR
                 utes before Friday concert; dessert &  Mar 22 @ 4 pm Bach Birthday Concert  tells the true story of Tommaso  Angels Theatre Company
                 coffee on Sunday. $22; Student $5 402  Celebrate Bach’s 335th birthday by  Buscetta, the man who brought down  Mar 26 – 30 @ 7 pm Neon Vista Barre &
                 429-8227 www.nebraskachamberplay-    hearing five his motets sung by sound-  the Cosa Nostra.                Grill Performance at Boathouse Marina
                                     ing light. Singet dem Herrn ein neues  Mar 13 – 26 Wendy - The classic story of  Restaurant, Branched Oak, Raymond
               Mar 27 @ 8 pm Mar 29 @ 3 pm Winner of  Lied, BWV 225; Komm, Jesu, komm,    Peter Pan is wildly reimagined in this  $20 During the course of a day the res-
                 NCP’s Willa Cather Chamber           BWV 229; Passacaglia and Fugue in   ragtag epic. Lost on a mysterious   ident bartender presides over a diverse
                 Ensemble Competition, Christian      C minor, BWV 582; Der Geist hilft   island where aging and time have    group of people seeking resolutions
                 Ellenwood’s new work with Brian      unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV 226;    come unglued, Wendy must fight to   and reprieve from their existence. The
                 Leeper, baritone Ellenwood: One of   Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227; Lobet  save her family, her freedom, and the  life of the bar holds laughs, balanced
                 Ours: Ellenwood: Quintet (for my Dad):  den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 $15  joyous spirit of youth from the deadly  with a measure of anguish.
                 Ellenwood: Vent; Ellenwood: 3        Senior $10 Student $5               peril of growing up.              Apr 30, 21 May 1 – 3 Shadows & Light:
                 Meditations for flute and violin;  Apr 19 @ 4 pm The Light of Unity  The  Mar 20 – Apr 2 Portrait of a Lady on Fire  Untold Stories Performance at Johnny
                 Ellenwood: Ballade                   Abendmusik Chorus and Orchestra;    - France, 1760. Marianne is commis-  Carson Theater, Lied Center, 301 N
                                                      and choirs from UNL, Doane,         sioned to paint the wedding portrait of  12th A partnership between Families
               Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music       Nebraska Wesleyan, and Wayne State  Héloïse, who has just left the convent.  Inspiring Families and ATC designed to
                 Performances at Johnny Carson        perform inspiring works by Bernstein,  Marianne observes Héloïse by day  lift and empower the voices of people
                 Theater at the Lied Center, 301 N 12th  Runestad,  Parry, and Trenney, includ-  and secretly paints her by firelight at  in our community through the creative
                 St $25; Student $5 402 472-4747      ing Williams’ Dona nobis pacem. $20  night. Intimacy and attraction grow as  and transformative process of turning
                                 Senior $15 Student $10              they share Héloïse's first moments of  personal narratives into live theater.
               Apr 21 @ 7 pm SYBARITE5                                                    freedom.                
               The Royal Grove, 340 W Cornhusker Hwy  Lincoln Community Concert Band   Apr 3 – 9 Premature - On a summer night
                 Dubbed the “Millennial Kronos,”   Mar 6 @ 8 pm The Art of Diversity      in Harlem during her last months at  Nebraska Repertory Theatre -
                 SYBARITE5’s has an eclectic reper-   Kimball Recital Hall, 11th & R Sts Free  home before starting college, seven-  Performance at Temple Building, 12th
                 toire from Bowie to Radiohead and    teen-year-old poet Ayanna  meets  & R Sts  Tickets @ Lied Ticket Office,
                 Akiho to Assad. The quintet’s debut                                      Isaiah. It's not long before these two  301 N. 12th  402 472-4747 Single $39;
                 album reached the top ten on the  Nebraska Jazz Orchestra - 315 S. 9th St.,  artistic souls are drawn together in a  Student/OLLI $19.50
                 Billboard charts and its follow-up album  Suite 110  402 477-8446        passionate summer romance with all-
                 was released to critical acclaim. Its lat-  Performances at The Cornhusker  too-real consequences.         Apr 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 @ 7:30 pm
                 est album features all-new works from  Mariott, 333 S. 13th St $25, Student  Apr 10 – 23 First Cow - A skilled cook  Apr 4, 11 @ 2 pm Pippin - The winner
                 American composers.                  $12.50     http://www.artsincorporat-  has joined a group of fur trappers in  of four Tony Awards, Pippin is the story
                                                                     Oregon Territory, though he only finds  of a young man’s journey to be extraor-
               Lincoln Organ Showcase  Lincoln     Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm Catch a Rising Star    true connection with a Chinese immi-  dinary. Magic, mystery and music invite
                 Chapter, American Guild of Organists  with Hailey Niswanger, saxophone   grant also seeking his fortune. The two  disaster as Pippin is led closer and
                 $20; Senior - $15; 18 & under -  free  May 28 @ 7:30 pm I Remember Clifford  collaborate on a successful business,  closer to an unforgettable Grand
                 402 477-6951                         with John Tavlin, trumpet and the   although its longevity is reliant upon  Finale. With humor, romance, illusion
         2020 Young Jazz Artist Winner      the clandestine participation of a  and heart, Pippin explores one of life’s
               Mar 28 @ 7 pm Jordan Prescott  Christ                                      wealthy landowner’s prized milking  most important questions: “Who am I?”
                 United Methodist Church 4530 A St  Capital Jazz Society Big Band -       cow.
                                                      7 - 9:30 pm ChezSoDo, 11th & K Sts                                          Continued on Page 19
               Lincoln Civic Orchestra  - Performance at  Monday night big band 402 477-7899  National Theatre Encore Mary Riepma
                 Rogers Center for Fine Arts, 50th &  Free                                Ross Media Arts Center 313 N. 13th
                 Huntington Sts 402 465-2267 Free   Mar 9, 23, 30 Apr 20                  St. 402 472-5353 Live performances      Please Email
               Apr 19 @ 2 pm                of plays are broadcast from the          event Info to
                                           National Theatre in London.
                                                   Capital Jazz Series - 7 – 9:30 pm      Broadcasts also feature behind-the-
               LAFTA - Lincoln Association for        ChezSoDo, 440 S. 11th St Capital    scenes footage and interviews with
                 Traditional Arts Membership - $20    Jazz Society  402 477-7899 Free     artists. $24; Senior-$22;
                 allows for 2 discounted ticket to con-  Mar 16 Patrick Brown Quartet     Student/Member of Friends of
                 certs Information, reservations at 402  Apr 6 First Monday Jazz Jam      MRRMAC-$17. No Movie Passes.
                 580-8656 or             Apr 13 Annette Murrell Trio  

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