Posts Tagged ‘ Lied Center for Performing Arts ’

Lied Center prepares for 25th season

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Arts & Entertainment, Issue, May 22

The Lied Center for Performing Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary season in 2014-15 with marquee artists in every art form. Highlights include performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Joshua Bell, the Chieftains and Broadway’s “Anything Goes.” Tickets to all performances will be available for reservation as […]

‘Church Basement Ladies Christmas’ to play three Lied shows, Dec. 7-9

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Arts & Entertainment, Issue, Nov. 15

“Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas” will play three performances at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, Dec. 7-9. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9. Tickets, $30 for adults and $15 for youth, are available at the Lied box office, or 402-472-4747. […]

Severinson to perform at the Lied Feb. 27

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Feb. 23

“Heeeeere’s Johnny!” That lead-in, followed by a big band trumpet blast, was a hallmark of late-night television for three decades. The “Johnny” was Johnny Carson, the announcer was Ed McMahon and the bandleader was Doc Severinsen. Now, at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, Severinson will bring his iconic big band sound back to the Lied […]

Forum features global health care expert

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Feb. 24

Award-winning author and science journalist Laurie Garrett will offer insights on the realities of health care in the United States and across the globe when she delivers the next lecture in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. Garrett, considered among the country’s premier authorities on health care and disease prevention, will present “Betrayal of […]

Cape Town orchestra to play Feb. 27

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Feb. 24

South Africa’s Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 27 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The program is planned to include Bernstein’s Overture to “Candide,” Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings,” Erich Korngold’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35, and Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s famous “Scheherazade,” Op. 35. The […]

Blanchard, Marsalis offer evening of jazz at the Lied

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Feb. 24

Jazz luminaries Terence Blanchard and Branford Marsalis are teaming up for a 7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 performance at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The concert will include compositions ranging from jazz classics to original pieces. Marsalis, a New Orleans native and legendary saxophonist, was born into one of the world’s most distinguished musical families. […]

Walker memorial service is Jan. 22

Jan 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News

Jeffery James Walker, 51, former systems manager, house manager and accounting associate at the Lied Center, died Jan. 19. Walker became a part of the UNL community in 1988, originally working in the ticket office at Kimball Hall. He joined the Lied Center during its original opening in 1990; while at the Lied he worked […]

Time Lapse Dance performs Sept. 23

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Sept. 23

Experimental dance, circus arts and mesmerizing fabric-and-light spectacles will be featured at the Lied Center for Performing Arts when Jody Sperling’s Time Lapse Dance performs on the main state at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. The performance is presented by the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, in collaboration with […]

Rockapella to play Lied Oct. 6

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Sept. 23

The internationally recognized a cappella group Rockapella will open the Lied Center for Performing Arts’ 21st season with a 7:30 p.m., Oct. 6 performance. “The Lied Center is very excited to kick off the new season with a group as dynamic as Rockapella,” said Bill Stephan, executive director of the Lied Center. “They create incredible […]

Lied, Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium win NEA grant

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, June 17

The Lied Center for Performing Arts and the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium at UNL have been awarded an Artistic Excellence grant from the National Endowment of the Arts for their activities in 2010-11. With the $25,000 grant, the Lied Center and IAS will explore new perspectives on diversity via a series of performances and educational activities. […]