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Lincoln 55+ Seniors Paper - Calendar of Events -   Winter 2020-21

                Editor’s note:  This calendar was   Nebraska Renaissance Faire        Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music    Jazz In June  Check website for
             compiled using the best information   Apr 24 – 25 10 am-6 pm RiverWest   402 472-4747  Concerts online         updates
             available at the time of publication.    Park, Elkhorn                        
             During these uncertain times, some   Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm  Aizuri String
             events were postponed to a date to                                         Quartet  - Kurtág: Officium Breve in  Nebraska Chamber Players Check
             be determined and other events      Community Crops Spring Plant Sale      memoriam Andreae Szervánszky,       website for updates  402 429-8227
             which have been scheduled for a long  Pre order plants Apr 26 – 30. Pick up   Op. 28; Schumann: String Quartet
             while, have not been cancelled.        plants at greenhouse,  May 6 – 8    No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41 No. 1;
             Please check before you go.  Also, if   details on website                 The Aizuri Songbook: $12          FCLT Brass + 1 402 477-8008  - heck
             you were interested in some special              check for next concert              Facebook page for updates.
             event that was postponed, periodical-                                                                
             ly check the status to confirm the new   Wine & Whiskers Gala            Nebraska Brass   315 S. 9th St, Suite
             date.  Just like our restaurants, bars   May 7 5:30 – 10 pm Marriott       110 (402) 477-7899 Livestreaming   Pla Mor Ballroom - 6600 West O St.
             and retail places of business, these   Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S 13th St,    only on Facebook  A facebook        402 475-4030  check website for
             venues have been financially hurt by   Fundraiser for Capital Humane       account is not needed to be able to   updates
             the Covid-19 virus.  If you feel safe to   Society                         view the event. Free
             go or are comfortably able to donate,             Performing Arts
             please support your favorite venues                                      Mar 7 @ 3 pm Brassissimo: Great
             in these trying times.              Mayfest                                Works for Brass Quintet           Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
                                                 May 8 noon – 3 pm LUX Center,        Apr 18 @ 3 pm All-American Pops       - movies  - $10.75; Senior/Military
                     Special Events                 2601 N 48th St Parking Lot An out-                                      $7.50; Student $7 check website
                                                    door, family-friendly fundraiser for   Abendmusik - Performances will be   for updates
             The Nutcracker Ballet                  the LUX outreach program.           streamed online 402 476-9933      Feb 26 – Mar 11 Blithe Spirit -
             Mar 6 @ 2 & 7 pm Mar 7@ 1 & 5 pm       Celebrate with live music, delicious               Suffering from terrible writer's
             Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company, cast   food and art activities for all ages.   Mar 21 @ 4 pm It’s You I Like -   block, crime novelist Charles turns
               of 200 with live orchestra, Lied     Choose a handmade artist flower-    Fundraiser for Cedars Home for      to a mystic for inspiration but gets
               Center, 301 N. 12th St.,             pot and plant for $30. Event is free.    Children  A nostalgic musical jour-  more than be bargained for when
               $51/$41/$31; Student $38/$31/$24     ney to Mister Rogers’               Madame Acarti inadvertently sum-
               402 472-4747 http://www.liedcen-  mayfest                                Neighborhood.                       mons the spirit of his first wife.
                                                                     May 25 4 – 8 pm Give to Lincoln Day   Mar 5 – 18 The World to Come - In
                                                 Lincoln Great Strides Walk for Cystic   Music Marathon - Collegiate, high   this powerful 19th century romance
             Cooking with the Maestro               Fibrosis May 8 virtual event        school, middle school and chil-     set in the American Northeast, a
             Mar 13 6 – 7:30 pm Virtual Gala  dren’s choirs, instrumental ensem-  farmer's wife and her new neighbor
               event with Edward Polochick          des/84_Nebraska_Omaha?fr_id=8       bles and solo performers celebrate   find themselves irrevocably drawn
               Delivered gourmet meal, dessert      515&pg=entry                        the Lincoln Community               to each other.
               and hand-crafted cocktail.                                               Foundation’s Give to Lincoln Day.    Mar 12 – 25 The Father - A man
               Fundraiser for Lincoln Symphony   National Multiple Sclerosis Society                                        refuses all assistance from his
               Orchestra. $125 RSVP by Mar 8        Walk MS                           LAFTA - Lincoln Association for       daughter as he ages. As he tries to
      May 15 Walk in your own neighbor-      Traditional Arts Membership  -      make sense of his changing cir-
                                                    hood  National Multiple Sclerosis   Concerts will be on-line virtual con-  cumstances, he begins to doubt
             Lincoln Coin Club Annual Coin Show     Society benefit                     certs on ZOOM, no zoom account      his loved ones, his own mind and
             Mar 20 9 am – 4:30 pm  Shrine  necessary. Free with donations    even the fabric of his reality.
               Center, 1050 Saltillio Rd, Roca      TR/Walk/KSGWalkEvents?pg=entr       gratefully accepted.              Mar 19 - Apr 1 Minari  - A tender and
               Dealers with coins, bullion, tokens   y&fr_id=29715                      402 580-8656                        sweeping story about what roots
               and old paper money, educational                                                      us, MINARI follows a Korean-
               exhibits.  Free 402-261-4938.     Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival May   Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm Jeff Black -      American family that moves to a
                                                    30 noon – 3 pm Homestead            Master songwriter Jeff Black’s      tiny Arkansas farm in search of
             Spring Affair Plant Sale               National Monument of America,       songs have earned GRAMMY            their own American Dream.
             Mar 26 Virtual Preview Party Mar 28–   Four miles west of Beatrice on      recognition and numerous BMI      Mar 26 – Apr 1 The Human Voice - A
               Apr 18 – online ordering Apr 29 –    State Highway 4, Beatrice  402-     awards, and have appeared on        woman watches time passing next
               May 1 & May 6 – 8 pick-up dates      223-3514                            albums by Alison Krauss, Sam        to the suitcases of her ex-lover
               800+ varieties of plants including                    Bush, Waylon Jennings, and          (who is supposed to come pick
               perennials, herbs, native plants,                                        Dierks Bently. Jeff has also com-   them up, but never arrives) and a
               temperennials, vines, trees and                 Music                    posed music for the PBS docu-       restless dog who doesn't under-
               shrubs. Free. Fundraiser for                                             mentary “The Appalachians.”  A      stand that his master has aban-
               Nebraska Statewide Arboretum      Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, 233 So.    powerful performer in the tradition   doned him.  Also showing Women
               402 472-2971 check website for       13th St., Suite-B102; 402 476-2211   of the great storytellers, his pas-  on the Verge of a Nervous
               details                              All concerts are streamed.          sionate, soul-driven live perform-  Breakdown.   When Pepa’s lover
             ances of songs are not to be        suddenly leaves her without any
               nts/spring-affair.html            Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm Jazz with Jackie      missed.                             explanation, she embarks on a
                                                    Allen - LSO and vocalist Jackie   May 8 @ 7:30 pm Greg Blake - An       strange journey to discover why.
             Beyond the Diagnosis ; Managing        Allen will perform jazz tunes includ-  Appalachian star of modern blue-  Apr 2 – 15 French Exit  - An aging
               Changing Symptoms of                 ing “Somewhere Over the             grass, when Greg Blake sings, his   Manhattan socialite living on what's
               Parkinson’s                          Rainbow” and “Vincent (Starry,      voice connects to the great old     barely left of her inheritance moves
             Mar 30 4 – 5:30 pm  via ZOOM  Free.    Starry Night)” and selections from   generations of mountain singers,   to a small apartment in Paris with
               Register at (913) 416-4116  or       Jackie Allen’s CD, “The Nebraska    with a rich twang and rumbling      her son and cat.
                Project,” which highlights beloved   drawl, and the kind of eerily power-
                                                    Nebraska musicians. $35/$25/$15     ful high tenor cry. He has twice   Lincoln Community Playhouse Check
             37th Annual Lincoln Mayor's Interfaith   Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm Beethoven &       been nominated for the SPBGMA's     website for upcming evernts
               Prayer Breakfast                     Florence Price - Celebrate          Traditional Male Vocalist of the
             Apr 7 at 7:30 am Free Live Web         Beethoven’s 250th and Florence      Year and five times won the
               Event  "Faith, Spirituality and the   Price’s 134th birthdays. Solo winds   SPBGMA's Guitarist of the Year,   Beatrice Community Players - 412
               Struggle for Racial Justice"  fea-   and strings perform Beethoven’s     not to mention the Kansas State     Ella St, Beatrice 402 228-1801
               tures a conversation between         Septet (op. 20). LSO’s strings will   Flatpicking championship.         check website for updates
               Parker J. Palmer, Quaker author,     be featured in “Klap Ur Handz”, the                         
               educator and activist and founder    second movement from Daniel       Live! In Lincoln Thursday Night Music   Mar 26 @   12 Incompetant Jurors
               of the Center for Courage &          Bernard Roumain’s “[Rosa] Parks”    Series  - Online Event @ 7 pm       Staged Reading $10
               Renewal and Rev. Dr. Gregory C.      string quartet, and Florence Price’s   Free go to website for access   Apr dates TBD Desperate Measures -
               Ellison II, professor of theology,   Andante Moderato for String       Apr 15 The Shucks Brothers            Johnny Blood’s life is on the line,
               ordained Baptist minister, and co-   Orchestra. LSO Principal Keyboard   May 20 The String Demons            so he’s put his fate in the hands of
               founder of Fearless Dialogues.       Richard Fountain and LSO play     Jun 17 The Melody Wrnglers            a mysterious sheriff, an eccentric
               Register at                          Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2.     priest, a saloon girl gone good, and
         $35/$25/$15                         daynightmusicseries                 a nun that’s out of the habit. They
                                                 Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm Mahler 4 - Enjoy                                          have until sunset to pull off a great
             Greater Omaha Genealogical Society     the Erwin Stein 1921 edition of   Capital Jazz Society - Capital Jazz   caper, or Johnny will be left hangin’
               Conference   (see LLCGS for info)    Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4,     Series check website for updates    in this musical comedy. $18
             Apr 10 10 am to 3:45 pm Online,        arranged for small chamber          First Friday Live Stream Series 8 –   Student $12
               Keynote by CeCe Moore, The DNA       orchestra, featuring soprano Esther   9:30 pm at
               Detective $65/$75                    Heidemann. $35/$25/$15                     Lofte Community Theatre - 15841
     Apr 25 @ 2 pm Happy Birthday     CapitalJazzSociety                  Manley Rd., Manley  (402) 234-
               es/1610730536_GOGSconferencer        Beethoven - Emcee William         Mar 12 Andy Hall Quartet              2553 $22
               egistration.pdf                      Shomos explores the ways          Apr 2 The Ed Love Quartet           Apr 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 @ 7 pm Apr
                                                    Beethoven captures emotion in     Apr 9 B & The Boppers                 18, 25 @ 2 pm Crimes of the Heart
             Lincoln Civic Orchestra - String       music. Free but must go to website   May 7 Rat Pack Jazz Quartet        - The Magrath sisters await news
               Ensemble                             to get link.                      Jun 4 The Kearney Jazz Society        of their grandfather, who is living
             Apr 11 @ 4 pm online  Free  go to   May 7 @ 7:30 pm Fanfares & Anton -                                         out his last hours in the hospital.
               website for access                   Enjoy Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for   Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble -         Lenny is unmarried at thirty; Meg is
        the Common Man, followed by      Livestreaming online only Free      back home after a failed singing
                                                    Henri Tomasi’s fiery Fanfares       Stream from      career; while Babe is out on bail
             Spring Cabaret                         Liturgiques. Concertmaster Anton    nebraskatrumpetensemble             after having shot her husband.
             Apr 17 @ 7 pm Apr 18 @ 2 pm            Miller and the orchestra perform   Mar 12 @ 7 pm Kelly Rossum           Their troubles are grave, and yet,
               James Arthur Vineyards, 2001 W.      Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.      Recital, Christopher Newport Univ.   somehow, hilarious. See how the
               Raymond Rd, Raymond Judy             $35/$25/$15                       Mar 21 @ 3 pm NTE Concert,            sisters escape the past to seize the
               Anderson & David Claus includes   May 16 @ 2 pm Peter & the Wolf -       Hastings College                    future.
               a glass of wine. $15 Reservations    LSO brings classic characters and   Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm Charles Saenz    May 28, 29 June 3, 4, 5 @ 7 pm  May
               required. 402-783-5255               well-known melodies to life with    Recital, Bowling Green State Univ.   30 Jun 6 @ 2pm Erma Bombeck at
             Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf,   May 23 @ 3 pm Alan Wenger Recital,    Wit’s End - Here is a comic look at
                                                    narrated by actor William Shomos.   Univ. of Central Missouri           Erma Bombeck who captured the
             2021 Annual Nebraska State             The concert begins with Grieg’s                                         frustrations of her generation by
               Genealogy Society Conference         Holberg Suite for strings. Then,   Arts for the Soul Music & Fine Arts   asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries,
             Apr 23 - 24 9 am – 3:30 pm Online      Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf,     Series First Presbyterian Church,   what am I doing in the pits?” Her
               Featured speaker: Dr. Tom Jones;     narrated by actor William Shomos    840 S 17th St 402 477-6037          humor championed women’s lives
               Five Ways to Find Your Ancestors’    features Prokofiev’s famous char-  Check website for info on upcoming   with wit that sprang from the most
               European Ancestry; one day           acters, including Peter, his grand-  spring concert                     unexpected place of all – the truth.
               $40/50; both days $75/85             father, and the animals of the for-
                          est. Free but must go to website to   music-home/arts-for-the-soul/
                                                    get link.

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