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Theo Popov's TOWN HALL Opera Performed in One Act
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
KHN Alumnus (2018), Composer Theo Popov announces March events and performances for his new Opera in One Act, TOWN HALL. Dramatic Vocal Arts Opera at Willamette University: March 7, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm...
Jac Lahav’s Portrait Series "The Great Americans" at Florence Griswold Museum
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
KHN Alum (2006) Jac Lahav 's "The Great Americans," a solo show including 32 large scale paintings and 10 new works, is open at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT. The show's work takes up...
Manifest Gallery's International Painting Annual 8 Cover Art by Amanda Smith
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
KHN Alumni (2014) and former KHN Director Amanda Smith is the cover artist for Manifest Gallery's INPA 8 / SPRING 2019, which is due to be released this month. Preorders are available for a hardcover...
My Caesarean, Edited by Amanda Fields, Now Available
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
My Caesarean: Twenty-One Mothers on the C-Section Experience and After , edited by KHN Alumni (2018) Amanda Fields and Rachel Moritz, has been released. "A deeply personal essay collection that...
KHN Board Member Grace Bauer's Work in Tin House
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
Board Member and UNL Professor Grace Bauer has two poems, “Ms. Schadenfreude: The Early Years” and “Ms. Schadenfreude’s Anti-Valedictory,” in Tin House magazine's Winter 2018 Issue. Grace Bauer was...
Nebraska Arts Council 2019 Individual Artist Fellowships Announced
KHN Center for the Arts | March 1, 2019
We are very excited to announce that 6 out of the 9 NAC (Nebraska Arts Council) awardees for Individual Artist Fellowship are KHN Alumni! Michael Villarreal (2017) Aaron Holz (2012) (Alumni and KHN...
What’s Happening In The Orchard? – February 2019
Kimmel Orchard | February 18, 2019
Here we are, February 2019 and we have already had almost 30 inches of snow here at Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard. Of those 30 inches, 23 inches came in 2 snow events just a few days apart changing the...
Cassia Kite Receives "Excellence in Fibers Award"
KHN Center for the Arts | February 1, 2019
KHN Alumni (2018) Cassia Kite has received the 2018 Paul J. Smith Award for Excellence in Fibers, and is featured in the current issue of Fiber Art Network Magazine! In viewing the impressive range of...
Matt Mason Selected as Nebraska State Poet
KHN Center for the Arts | January 31, 2019
Matt Mason (KHN Alumni, 2017) has been selected by the Nebraska Arts Council, Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Library Commission as State Poet of Nebraska. The Omaha, NE-based poet was chosen for...
Jean Fineberg's JAZZphoria Performing New Pieces at California Jazz Conservatory
KHN Center for the Arts | January 31, 2019
KHN Alumni (2018) Jean Fineberg's all-original 8-piece 'Groove Beat' ensemble, JAZZphoria, will premiere three new compositions written by Jean while in residence at KHN. The pieces "Synesthesia,"...
“The Breached Macrocosm” Concludes Jave Yoshimoto's Tulsa Artist Fellowship
KHN Center for the Arts | January 3, 2019
KHN Alumni Resident Artist (2012), Jave Yoshimoto , just completed a 2017-2018 Tulsa Artist Fellowship and concluded his time in Tulsa with the powerful show, "The Breached Macrocosm" (TAC Gallery)....
Rachel Mindrup's "Many Faces of NF" Featured on Patientworthy
KHN Center for the Arts | January 3, 2019
When KHN Alumni Resident Artist (2017) Rachel Mindrup 's son Henry was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, or NF, she was among the vast majority of people who had not ever heard of the disorder. NF is,...
Best of Boneshaker is Now Available, a Collection 10-Years in the Making
KHN Center for the Arts | November 30, 2018
Evan P. Schneider (KHN Alumni, 2007) has announced the release of a collection he "dreamed up and started" while at KHN in 2007. The Best of Boneshaker is a "weather-worn collection of prose, poetry,...
Gary Eldon Peter Debuts Short Story Collection "Oranges"
KHN Center for the Arts | November 30, 2018
Gary Eldon Peter (KHN Alumni, 2017) has announced the publication of Oranges , his debut short story collection, just released from publisher New Rivers Press. Oranges won the 2016 New Rivers Press...
"Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds:Poems y Cuentos New and Selected" by liz gonzález Available Now
KHN Center for the Arts | November 8, 2018
KHN Alumni liz gonzález announces the release of her book, Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds: Poems y Cuentos New and Selected . Book Description In Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds: Poems y Cuentos New...
Sarah McKinstry-Brown's "This Bright Darkness" Available for Pre-Order
KHN Center for the Arts | November 7, 2018
Sarah McKinstry-Brown’s new book, This Bright Darkness , is now available for pre-order and is due out January 2019 from Black Lawrence Press. McKinstry-Brown started writing the book during her...
Todd Robinson’s First Full-Length Poetry Collection “Mass for Shut-Ins”
KHN Center for the Arts | October 3, 2018
Todd Robinson, KHN Alumni (2016), has announced the publication release of his first full-length poetry collection, Mass for Shut-Ins published by The Backwaters Press. " Mass for Shut-Ins is a lament...
Rae Howell’s “Bee-Sharp Honeybee” Film Debuts in US to Sold-Out Crowd
KHN Center for the Arts | October 2, 2018
Composer Rae Howell, KHN Alumni (2018) and creator of Bee-Sharp Honeybee, announced the US West Coast debut of the Bee-Sharp Honeybee film at the Portland Ecofilm Festival screened to a sold-out crowd...
Crystal Hana Kim's Debut Novel "If You Leave Me"
KHN Center for the Arts | October 1, 2018
KHN Alumni (2015) Writer Crystal Hana Kim, has announced the publication of her debut novel. "If You Leave Me" was published in August of 2018 by HarperCollins and has already received excellent...
Sarah Stonich Announces Publication of Second Book in Trilogy
KHN Center for the Arts | October 1, 2018
KHN Alumni (2007) Writer Sarah Stonich has announced the publication of the second book in her Northern Trilogy, Laurentian Divide, published by University of Minnesota Press. “Sarah Stonich is the...