Voices Amplified A Series on Arts and Social Justice

Voices AMPLIFIED!

Voices AMPLIFIED! is a thematic series of music, dance, spoken word and visual arts that celebrates artists from diverse cultures and connects the Omaha community with opportunities for discussion, reflection and new experiences. All events are free and open to all.


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Voices AMPLIFIED 22/23 Season

Sabores de la Cultura Latina

Celebrating the Many Flavors of Latino/Hispanic Culture

The 22/23 Season will highlight Latino and Hispanic voices (while continuing conversations from past seasons). Partnering with local and national touring artists, we'll offer free community events every month through June 2023.

 

January 19, 2023
Rhymes and Reason Vol. 2: ¡Levantate!
Stand Up!

6:30 PM │Culxr House (3014 N 24th St.) 
In-person and livestreamed panel discussion with local artists DJ Kethro, Marcey Yates, Conny Franko, and Stylo on the Latino influence on hip hop culture. Registration required.

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January 31, 2023
ECHO Conversation with Wynton Marsalis
5:30 PM │Salem Baptist Church

Livestream and open to the public. More details to come.

February 2, 2023
Evita: La revolucionaria
Evita: the revolutionary

6 PM │UNO Campus
Learn about the life of the influential Doña Perón and how her story is told by Ballet Hispánico. Hosted by and featuring Cristián Doña-Reveco and Claudia Garcia from the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies and members of Ballet Hispánico.

Ballet Hispánico will also perform their original work of Doña Perón on Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 PM at the Orpheum Theater.

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March 2023

Transformando la Comunidad con Arte Urbano
Transforming the Community with Urban Art

Details TBA
Learn how Latino artists are helping to transform and save their communities through art forms often misunderstood and underestimated, including graffiti, sculpture, skateboarding, and landscaping.

 

March 18, 2023
Art Battle City Championships
6:30 PM | Culxr House
Cost & registration to come.

April 19, 2023
Música - Una Exportación Cubana
Music: A Cuban Export

6:30 PM | Bancroft Street Market
Featuring Chucho Valdez with Ana & Andy Miereles from Nebraska All-Stars. This panel discussion will uncover the history and impact of Cuban music, featuring the music and musicians of the Chucho Valdés Quartet, who will also perform at the Holland Center on April 20, 2023 at 7:30 PM.

May 4, 2023
Continued Conversation: Jete - Black Boy Joy

6:30 PM │ Highlander Accelerator (2112 N. 30th St.)
This in-person and livestreamed panel discussion will illuminate the positive black image created by some of the most significant Black male choreographers and dancers from and living in Omaha; featuring the work of Philadanco.

Philadanco will also perform on Saturday, May 6 at 7:30 PM at the Orpheum Theater.

June 24, 2023
Una Celebración del sur de O
A South O Celebration

Noon to 10 PM│ Upland Park (3104 Jefferson St.)
A day-long music and arts celebration of the global village of South Omaha cultures. Presented in partnership with Canopy South.


About Voices AMPLIFIED!

About Voices AMPLIFIED!

Who's Involved
The 21/22 Season
The 20/21 Season
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Watch highlights from the 21/22 finale!



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