So many events are going on at the Arts Triangle at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln city campus over the next few months. Check out the latest shows, performances and exhibits:
The pop punk, GRAMMY Award-nominated, multiplatinum The Plain White T’s make their Lied Center debut with two shows Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Known for hits including “Hey There Delilah” and “1, 2, 3, 4,” The Plain White T’s promise energetic and fun shows and will feature the band’s brand new album. These performances are free for UNL students, but only limited public tickets are available, so get your ticket quickly (LiedCenter.org). Later in September, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra begins its season with the amazing Ben Folds Sept. 28. Tickets available at Lincolnsymphony.com.
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, which was founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress and is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization, will play a free show at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Oct. 12. Tickets are free, first come, first served, and must be reserved at LiedCenter.org.
The Lied Center for Performing Arts 2018-19 season officially kicks off with Leslie Odom Jr., the star of Broadway’s “Hamilton,” on Oct. 5, followed closely by Johnny Mathis’ The Voice of Romance Tour on Oct. 7, and then the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Oct. 17. October is packed full of great shows at the Lied with performances for every taste. Visit LiedCenter.org and check out a full listing and videos of all the shows.
Nebraska Repertory Theater, the state’s only professional regional theater, starts its season at the Carson Theater on Sept. 26 with “An Act of God,” billed as an irreverent night of divine comedy. The play runs through Oct. 14, and tickets are available at LiedCenter.org.
Sheldon Museum of Art offers free public programming in conjunction with its major exhibition “Approaching Landscape.” Photographers John Divola and Anthony Hernandez will discuss their shared interest in depicting remote and abandoned spaces in pursuit of the contemporary landscape at the museum Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. Toby Jurovics, Joslyn Art Museum’s chief curator, and Richard and Mary Holland, curators of American Western Art, will act as moderator. University of Nebraska faculty members Katrina Jagodinsky and Susan J. Rosowski, associate professors of history; Sarah Karle, associate professor of landscape architecture; and Tom Lynch, professor of English, will discuss how landscape has been perceived, altered and imagined in modern history at a free public presentation Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. More information at SheldonArtGallery.org.