On APril 19, William Stibor and Miles Hoffman, from the American Chamber Players, preview their Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music concert at the Sheldon Museum of Art, Saturday, April 20th. Miles and the gang then travel to Hasting College for a three day residency and concerts with the Hastings Symphony at the Masonic auditorium, Sunday, April 21st, and a free chamber concert at First Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, April 23rd. The UNL School Of Music honors the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth with a performance of his REQUIEM, Saturday, April 27th in the Lied Center. UNL Director of Orchestras Tyler White previews this choral masterpiece, featuring 350 members of the UNL Symphony Orchestra and combined choruses. Denise Christiansen from The Merryman Center tells us all about “Ain’t Misbehavin’” on April 23rd in Kearney. Sarah Carlson-Brown and Vincent Carlson-Brown from Nebraska Shakespeare talk about Talk Like Shakespeare Day and their sonnet writing contest. Stephen Buhler has another SHAKESPEARIENCE, this time he’ll show you how to TALK (AND THINK) LIKE SHAKESPEARE. Tenor Anthony Kearns closes out the Arts for the Soul series at First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln. Kearns tells us what’s on the concert this Sunday, April 21st. Kwakiutl Dreher reviews two films now showing at the Ross Media Arts Center in Lincoln. ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH MODERN EYES is this season’s topic for UNL’s Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium, which places the performing arts in a broader, more meaningful context. IAS Founder Rhonda Garelick and Target Margin Theatre Director, David Herskovits, preview the final performance of the season at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater, April 23-24: THE ARGUMENT based on Aristotle’s Poetics, and DINNER PARTY, an adaptation of Plato’s Symposium. Plus, the Friday Live statewide arts calendar.