MONDAY NOV. 28th – Music For Hope Concert Series
The Chiara String Quartet has partnered with the Matt Talbot Kitchen (2121 N. 27th St., Lincoln) for a series of events entitled “Music for Hope Concert Series Featuring the Chiara String Quartet.”
Performances take place after dinner time and will be for the poor and homeless clients of Matt Talbot and other agencies serving the poor in Lancaster County. Although the concerts are not open to the general public, the Chiara Quartet appreciates the opportunity to share music with clients of Matt Talbot in an unconventional venue, bringing the joys of music to the community. For more information about Matt Talbot Kitchen, visit www.mtkserves.org.
When: 6:00 pm
Where: 2121 N. 27th St.
TUESDAY NOV. 29th – The Chiara String Quartet
The Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; and Gregory Beaver, cello) will perform at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets), as a part of the celebrated Hixson-Lied Concert Series presented by The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Music. The concert includes Mozart’s String Quartet in G Major, K 387, the Nebraska premiere of Hans Tutschku’s Behind the Light for quartet and electronics, and Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10.
When: 7:30 pm
Where: 11th and R St.
WEDNESDAY NOV. 30th – Jesse Jackson Speaks at the Lied Center
NL's Gaughan Multicultural Center and Office of Admissions present Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. as the keynote speaker for the Nebraska Black Leadership Symposium.
Jackson's speech, "There's Still More to Be Done," will be followed by a question-and-answer session with select audience members. Jackson's address will be live-streamed at http://go.unl.edu/DLS.
Jackson is one of America's foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past 40 years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. President and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, he is known for bringing people together on common ground across lines of race, class, gender and belief.
Free tickets for reserved seating for Jackson's speech will be available at the Lied Center Ticket Office beginning on the following dates: Nov. 1 for UNL students with a valid NCard; Nov. 7 for UNL faculty and staff; and Nov. 14 for the general public. There is a two-ticket limit per person.
THURSDAY DEC. 1st – ARTitudes, Inc. Second Annual Art Show
People's Health Center is partnering again with ARTitudes, Inc., a group of local artists organized for the purpose of giving outstanding local craftspeople a venue for showing and selling their artwork, to host a holiday art show and sale, called "Home Is Where the Art Is," on December 1-3, 2011. The Art Show will be held at the old Candy Factory Atrium, 201 No. 8th Street, in the Haymarket.
An opening reception for artists, patrons and invited guests will be held on Thursday, December 1st from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Tickets for this event can be purchased at the door for $10. This will be a great opportunity to get a first look to purchase holiday gift items!
The Art Show will be open to the public on Friday, December 2nd from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm (during the First Friday Art Walk!) and Saturday, December 3rd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
This event is designed to raise awareness in the community about People's Health Center and the importance of having a medical home. Please join us at "Home is Where the Art Is," December 1-3, 2011.
FRIDAY DEC. 2nd – Lincoln Symphony to Perform The Nutcracker
Get into the spirit of the season with a program of traditional holiday favorites. The Lincoln Symphony's annual holiday pops features local choirs, celebrities, and dancers performing The Nutcracker.
If you're a long-time LSO fan or are interested in trying them out for the first time, their newly lowered ticket prices (all tickets are $10 or $25!) make LSO the perfect way to enjoy live symphonic music. Bring the entire family: children ages 5-17 receive $5 tickets, made possible by the Lienemann Charitable Foundation Student Ticket Program.
20/30 Club $10
Tickets may be purchased on the LSO website, www.lincolnsymphony.org, or by calling 402.476.2211.
THIS IS A RENTAL EVENT. For hosted rental events, the Lied Center has limited control over event related activities, content, recording/reproduction, cancellation, and refund policy.
SATURDAY DEC. 3rd – Hi-Fi Hangover Performs at Red 9!
Hi-Fi Hangover exploded onto the scene in mid-2010 and have shaken the Omaha music scene to its foundation ever since. Renowned for insane guitar, thunderous percussion, pile driving bass riffs, off the hook vocals and a live show that is second to none, it is small wonder that they have rocketed to the top of the Omaha party scene in record time.
They will be performing at Red 9 on 322 S. 9th St. at 9:45pm!