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Festival of Christmas Scholarship Concert

Dec 2, 2012 6p

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge, Omaha, NE
Grace University's annual Festival of Christmas Scholarship Concert is 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St., Omaha, Neb.

The proceeds from the event benefit the Grace University scholarship fund. Music will be performed by the Choral, Women's Choir, Instrumental Ensembles, Chamber Singers, and Concert Band. Grace University musicians will be joined by special guest the Columbus High School Concert Choir.

Concert tickets are available for $10, and tickets for the 6 p.m. dinner and concert are $75 each or $550 for a table of 8. For concert and/or dinner tickets, visit Concert tickets will be available at the door.

For more information go to or call (402)449-2857.

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Second Fridays Downtown in Council Bluffs

Historic downtown Council Bluffs.
Second Fridays Downtown celebrates Art, Music, Wine and shopping, and happens the second Friday of every month between 6 and 9 pm. Transportation is provided on Ollie the Trolley between the Second Friday's Downtown venues.

Delightful music by Cello Dave, and Akoostic II. Prairie Crossing and Whispering Hills wine can be sampled at the galleries along with painting demonstrations on the street. Unique shopping at The Frame Gallery, the inventor of the “box cut”, Recreations from the Edge, consisting of hats and jewelry, Light House Gardens, wonderful plants and flowers, and the Harvest Studio, an eclectic botanical art. Performances by the “Lotus Dancers” and, of course, plenty to eat at the Bayliss Bistro and Ellie’s Deli.

Second Friday’s Downtown is rapidly becoming Council Bluffs most popular monthly event that has drawn people from all over the Metro area. Each month new artists, music, businesses and wine are featured at participating locations.

Second Fridays is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promotion of the arts and a vibrant downtown Council Bluffs. Volunteers, donations and new business partners are always welcome! Special thanks to Dr. William Braymen D.D.S., and The Historic Park Building for his generous sponsorship. Please contact Second Fridays at 256-9511 for more information. - Your Source for Music, Sports, Arts, Theater & Family Events

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Slam Omaha - Support Local Art & Music

SLAM Omaha, a local organization and Web site standing for Support Local Art/Music, is not just a place, a destination on a computer screen. It's a hybrid of an online community and the pre-existing, real-life local music "scene" of musicians, fans, artists, disc jockeys and others in the music industry who frequent Omaha's live music venues.

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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

724 S. 12th Street, Omaha, NE 68102.
Membership is encouraged: by joining the Bemis, you help support the artist-in-residence program.

The spirit and programs of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts are based on the conviction that exceptional talent deserves to be supported. Our practical commitment to this belief is achieved by providing well-equipped studio spaces, living accommodations and a monthly stipend to artists who are awarded residencies. These artists come from around the world to work within a supportive community of like-minded people. The atmosphere and environment offer an ideal situation for creative growth and experimentation and encourage artists to confront new challenges.

To request membership information, or for other details about the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, call 341-7130.

Bemis Center

Omaha Night

Here is a direct link to our events calendar. Visit and find out what you're going to do tonight! Omaha Night Life.

Joslyn Art Museum

2200 Dodge St Omaha, NE 68102
As Nebraska’s largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha has served as the premier center for visual art since opening in 1931. Joslyn's collection features work from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art.

Museum Admission: $7 adults; $5 senior citizens (62+) and college students (with ID); $4 ages 5-17; free for children four and younger and Joslyn members.
-The general public is admitted free on Saturdays, 10 am to noon, funded by a grant from the Peter Kiewit Foundation. Group rates available for 10 or more with advance reservations.
*With advance notice, docent-led tours may be arranged and box lunches can be prepared for groups to unpack and enjoy. Call (402) 661-3833 or e-mail

or call (402) 342-3300