Voices Amplified A Series on Arts and Social Justice


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.


March 18, 2023
Art Battle City Championships

6 PM | Culxr House (3014 N. 24th St.)
Regular season event winners and All-Stars from Nebraska and Minnesota return for their chance to become the 2023 Omaha City Champion and head to the US National Championships in Florida in April! Come watch as artists transform blank canvases into beautiful pieces of art in 3 rounds of just 20 minutes, and then help vote to determine the winner of the event! All artwork will also be available for silent auction.


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

6:30 PM | Bancroft Street Market
Featuring Chucho Valdés 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
Global Sounds

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
IDEA Commitment

Watch highlights from the 21/22 finale!

Thank you to our Voices AMPLIFIED! sponsors

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