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Recent Lied Center News

Golden Dragon Acrobats to Perform at the Lied Center Sept. 18

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Performance Kicks off 2014 UNL Chinese Culture Festival Breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty will take center stage on Sept. 18 when the Golden Dragon Acrobats perform one night only at Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 PM. The Golden Dragon Acrobats’ performance also marks the first event of Confucius Institute of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus-wide 2014...

Lied Center Names New Development Director, Carter Van Pelt

09.08.14 @
Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Carter Van Pelt has been selected for the position of Development Director. Van Pelt began his work with the Lied Center on September 8. “Carter brings many years of experience and a deep passion for the arts to the Lied Center,” said Bill Stephan, Executive Director of the Lied Center. “We are absolutely thrilled to have...

Lied Center to Showcase Nebraska Talent in Free Variety Show Sept. 4-5

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will showcase Nebraska talent in all art forms in a two night variety show (Sept. 4-5) titled Celebrate Nebraska. Both shows are scheduled for 7 PM. Tickets are free and available to the public now. Free tickets are required to enter and can be reserved by phone at 402.472.4747 or at the Lied Center Box Office (located at 12th and R Streets...

E.N. Thompson Forum Announces 14-15 Lecture Series, “The Creative World”

08.19.14 @
Lied Center to Present Lecture by World-Renowned Cellist Yo-Yo Ma The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues proudly announces its 2014-2015 lecture series titled “The Creative World” featuring distinguished experts spanning a host of industries including a poet, physicist, educator, economist, multiple scholars and world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Tickets to fall lectures will be available for reservation at the...

Single Tickets on Sale for Lied 25th Anniversary Season

08.19.14 @
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced that single tickets for the 25th anniversary season are now on sale to the public. Starting today, Aug. 19, patrons can purchase tickets in person at the box office on 12th and R Streets (opens at 11:00 AM), by phone at 402.472.4747, or online at LiedCenter.org. In celebration of its 25th season as Nebraska’s Home for the...

Ani DiFranco Joins Lied Center’s 25th Anniversary Line-Up

08.14.14 @
Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts has added folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco to its list of marquee artists performing during the 25th anniversary season. DiFranco is scheduled for a single performance on Oct. 20 at 7:30 PM on the Lied Center Main Stage. Tickets start at $28 and are available at half price to UNL students. After 20 years in the music business, self-described "...

Lied Center Receives $4 Million Gift from Glenn Korff Estate

07.15.14 @
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $4 million gift from the estate of Glenn Korff to help bring top Broadway shows to Nebraska. The gift establishes the Glenn Korff Broadway Endowment at the University of Nebraska Foundation to forever enhance the Lied Center’s Broadway programming, visiting artists program, commissioned theater projects and more. In honor of...

Friends of Lied to Host Golf Tournament August 11

06.25.14 @
The Friends of Lied Golf Tournament benefitting the Lied Center for Performing Arts is set to take place on Aug. 11 at the Hillcrest Country Club (9401 East O Street). All proceeds will support Lied Center programming and numerous behind-the-scenes programs that provide arts education to youth, free tickets to underserved populations, and special programs like Arts Across Nebraska. Registration is now open to the...

Lied Center Selects Local Artists for Celebrate Nebraska Event Sept. 4-5

06.03.14 @
12 Nebraska Artists Chosen Out of Over 40 Submissions Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is proud to announce the full line-up of world class Nebraska artists performing in Celebrate Nebraska, an all-new event celebrating the Lied Center’s 25th anniversary season. The two night performance series will take place Sept. 4-5. Both shows will be free and open to the public. Tickets for...

Lied Center Announces 25th Anniversary Season of Marquee Artists

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World-Class Line-Up Includes Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Joshua Bell and Broadway’s “Anything Goes” Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary season with one of the greatest line-ups of world-class artists in Nebraska performing arts history. With marquee artists in every art form, highlights...