Happening at the Lied Center

Happening at the Lied Center

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Arts for All is giving away 1,000 free tickets to University of Nebraska-Lincoln students for the opening night performance of "The Color Purple" at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The performance is 7:30 p.m. April 11.

Get tickets here.

After those tickets are gone, students can still take advantage of half-price admission to the show with a valid...

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts' April lineup includes a six-show run of "The Color Purple," a celebration of legendary composer Philip Glass and a performance by Broadway's The Illusionists.

Tickets are on sale here, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. University of Nebraska-Lincoln students can purchase tickets at a 50...

Image of Philip Glass and Paul Barnes collaborating at a piano

A 24-year friendship between Nebraska’s Paul Barnes and world-renowned composer Philip Glass is bringing a world premiere to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

“A Celebration of Philip Glass,” which is April 17 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, will feature the world premiere of Glass’ new piano quintet “Annunciation.” The quintet, completed by Glass in February, is based on a...