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The Lied Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the return of its free “Silver Screenings” Film Series beginning with co-presentation with the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center of “Finding Fela” on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. The film series is free, open to the public and designed to complement some of the world-class performances taking place on the Lied Center stage as part of the 2015/16 season. The full Silver Screenings schedule (including times and locations) is listed below.

For reservations to attend a free Lied Silver Screening, contact Petra Wahlqvist at pwahlqvist2@unl.edu or 402.472.3215.


Finding Fela – Feb. 18 | 7 p.m.

Co-Presented with the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

Location:  Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

A look at the life and music of Nigerian singer and activist Fela Kuti in advance of Fela! The Broadway Musical in Concert on April 8.


Tonight Show Memories (30 years of highlights from “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson) – March 29 | 7 p.m.

Location: Johnny Carson Theater

Revisit the greatest moments in the history of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.

In advance of Doc Severinsen’s performance with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra on April 16.