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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.

Slam Omaha.Com

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

El Museo Latino.

The first Latino Art & History Museum, and Cultural Center, in the Midwest. El Museo Latino opened its doors in the historic Livestock Exchange Building on May 5,1993 as the first Latino art & History museum and cultural center in the Midwest. In 1997, the museum moved to its present brick and red tile roof building. The original construction of 1887 was a school and was reconstructed in the 1930s. Today, El Museo Latino is one of only eleven Latino museums in the United States.
Museum Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday 1 - 7 p.m.; Thursday 1 - 5 p.m.; Saturday 2 -5 p.m.; Sunday closed.

For information, call (402) 731-1137, or visit
El Museo Latino.Org