Playhouse to present ‘Pinkalicious’

The Lincoln Community Playhouse will present the family-friendly “Pinkalicious.”

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Feb. 14; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Feb. 16-17; and 5 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 16 at 2500 S. 56th St.

“Pinkalicious” is a musical about a little girl who can't stop eating pink cupcakes, despite warnings from her parents.

Featured in the cast are Kaia Anderson, Emma Harner, Ingrid Gessert, Paige Schmidt, Corby Stolcpart, Kate Gudmunson, Chelsea Arnold, Camryn Self, Campbell Sharpe, Tony Schmidt, Peter Schmit, Ina Bhoopalam, Tabitha Rosenthal, Emma Keifer, Clare Morehouse and Maddie Pressler.

Tickets are $10. For reservations, call 402-489-7529 or go to

NWU to present ‘The Tempest’

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre will stage Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.”

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Feb. 17 and Feb. 21-24 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16-17 and 23-24 in Miller Theatre, 51st Street and Huntington Avenue.

“The Tempest” is set on a remote island, where Prospero, the exiled duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter, Miranda, to her rightful place, using illusion and skillful manipulation.

Tickets are $10, $7.50 for senior citizens and $5 for students. For reservations, call 402-465-2384 or go to

'Drumline Live' coming to Lied

“Drumline Live” will share the marching band experience at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St.

The program will feature musicians and dancers bringing energy and athleticism to a mix of sounds, ranging from hip-hop to R&B to classic Motown.

Tickets are $49, $40 and $30. Student tickets are half price. For reservations, call 402-472-4747 or go to

Pianist to play benefit recital

World-renowned pianist Mark Markham returns to Lincoln for a special solo recital to benefit Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sheldon Museum of Art, 11th and R streets.

The program will include Haydn’s Sonata in E-flat major, Bach’s Chaconne in D minor and the premiere of a work written by University of Nebraska-Lincoln composer Damon Thomas Lee.

Markham joined LSO on stage during its 2011-2012 season with a performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Tickets are $50. For reservations, call 402-476-2211 or visit

Organist Ahreum Han to perform

Arts for the Soul will present organist Ahreum Han at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th St.

A rising star of the classical organ world, Han was a featured soloist at the 2012 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Nashville, Tenn.

Tickets are $15, $12 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Admission is free for children under 12. For reservations, call 402-477-6037 or go to

Comic Stewart on stage at red9

Touring comic and Nebraska native Brad Stewart will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at red9, 322 S. Ninth St.

Best known for working with Joan Rivers, Stewart also has opened for Barry Manilow, The Temptations, Keith Sweat, The O’Jays, Jon Lovitz and Rob Schneider.

Ticket are $7 at the door. For more information, go to

NWU to host Found Footage Festival

The champions of VHS will make a visit to Nebraska Wesleyan University for a one-night Found Footage Festival at 9 p.m. Tuesday in O’Donnell Auditorium, 50th Street and Huntington Avenue.

Co-founders and hosts Joe Pickett and Nick Preuher will offer a one-of-a-kind comedy act featuring odd and hilarious clips from videotapes found at garage sales, thrift stores, warehouses and trash bins across the country.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

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