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Recent Lied Center News

Time Warner Sponsors "Science of Sound" STEM Arts Immersion Camp with Nationally Recognized Artist John Bertles

03.15.12 @
Lincoln, NE – For two days, fifteen teachers and 34 elementary, middle and high school students from Lincoln Public Schools’ Community Learning Center programs will participate in an exciting arts immersion camp at Lefler Middle School. “The Science of Sound” project is the result of a partnership between LPS Students Participate in STEM Arts Immersion Project the Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln Public...

Local Students Win Lied Center Songwriting Competition and will Perform with Susan Werner on March 9, 2012

03.06.12 @
LINCOLN, NE – In tandem with Susan Werner’s March 9th performance at the Johnny Carson Theater, the Lied Center held a songwriting competition for young singer/songwriters in Lincoln. The Lied Center is excited to announce the two talented winners:  Pius X High School senior Shannon Kelly and UNL student Rachel Whelan.  Shannon Kelly is a senior at Pius X High School where she is active in Theater, Show Choir,...

Lied Center for Performing Arts to Install New State-of-the-Art Sound System

01.04.12 @
LINCOLN, NE – The Lied Center for Performing Arts – entering its 22nd year -- announced today a revitalization effort, the first project to include an update to the center’s audio system.  “The center is launching a revitalization effort to ensure the Lied Center continues to be one of the finest performing arts centers in the United States,” said Bill Stephan, Lied Center Executive Director. Over the past 20...

Friends of Lied Crystal Gala Black & White Ball - A Night of Elegance and Entertainment on January 28, 2012

12.22.11 @
LINCOLN, NE – Over the years, the Lied Center for Performing Arts has brought hundreds of top-quality acts to Nebraska including nationally touring Broadway shows, concerts and entertainers. The Friends of Lied organization and its fundraising efforts enable the Lied Center for Performing Arts to keep ticket prices reasonable and provide an arts and education program for all Nebraskans. The Friends of Lied Gala,...

Wangari Muta Maathai (1940-2011)

09.26.11 @
It is with great sadness that the family of Professor Wangari Maathai announces her passing away on 25th September, 2011, at the Nairobi Hospital, after a prolonged and bravely borne struggle with cancer. Her loved ones were with her at the time. Professor Maathai's departure is untimely and a very great loss to all who knew her-as a mother, relative, co-worker, colleague, role model, and heroine; or who admired...