Ben Aschoff, trumpet & Katie Aschoff, saxophone

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Ley Theatre, Wayne State College
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Midwest Fiber Art Alliance Exhibit

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The Midwest Fiber Art Alliance exhibit will consist of approximately 50 pieces of fiber art by 17 artists from Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln and surrounding areas. Works contain a variety of different techniques including hand-painting, beading, hand and machine stitching on silks, cottons and hand-dyed fabrics. Free admission. Food and drinks will be provided. The Midwest Fiber Art Alliance is a group of passionate fiber artists that explore textile manipulation and the diversity of multi-media as an art form.
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Curious People | Scotch Whisky

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Learn about the production and maturation of single malt scotch from world traveler and expert B.J. Reed, Ph.D., on April 24, 2019. The process of the production and maturation of single malt scotch is much more complicated than many people know. This presentation will open the door to this wonderful world and hopefully make you both less and more curious about "uisge-beatha," the “water of life!" B.J. Reed, Ph.D., has been a faculty member at UNO since 1982.
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Curious People | Sex: What are we so ashamed of?

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Ever wonder why so many cultures across the globe stay silent about sex? Sofia Jawed-Wessel, Ph.D., MPH, can help you understand this more, on March 25, 2019. From a very young age, Jawed-Wessel has also been curious about the same encircling conversations of sex, which have fueled her professional career.
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Curious People | Parasitic Brain Drain

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Join us for "Parasitic Brain Drain: A Look at Toxoplasma, the Most Common Brain Infection in the World," with Paul Davis, Ph.D., an expert on tropical infectious diseases in humans, on Feb. 25, 2019 At the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Davis researches the molecular pathogenesis of the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) and other closely related parasites, including those responsible for causing malaria. T.
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Friday Noon Concert and Art at Saint Paul United Methodist Church

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Free concert at 12:10 in the Sanctuary featuring Coro di Flauti and guest pianist, Dick Morris. McKinley Bells played by Nancy L Schoen, will be heard from the church tower and also broadcast into the Sanctuary prior to the concert. A new art exhibit will be in Paine Parlor and will remain in place for the month. Lunch ($5) available in Paine Parlor beginning at 11:30 a.m. and following the concert.
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Film Streams' The MET in HD: Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc)

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First time in HD! Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress. (An encore show of each Met in HD will be shown the following Wednesday at 6:00 PM)
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Film Streams' MET in HD: Die Walküre (Wagner)

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The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts. (An encore show of each Met in HD will be shown the following Wednesday at 6:00 PM)
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Film Streams' MET in HD: La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti)

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Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.(An encore show of each Met in HD will be shown the following Wednesday at 6:00 PM)
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Film Streams' MET in HD: Carmen (Bizet)

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Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire. (An encore screening of each MET Opera's are shown the following Wednesday at 6:00PM)
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