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2022—2023 Season

September 2022

Friday, September 2 — Nature(al): Earth Art

Features art conceived from natural materials, centered on a theme of creation.

5–7 pm, Sunderland Gallery. Free event.

Saturday, September 10 — Thomas Rogers Kimball Tour

The 4th Thomas Rogers Kimball Architecture Series presents how current urban planning projects are transforming Omaha into a cityscape that looks much like it did 100 years ago... What’s old is new again! Formal presentation followed by an open-mic panel with a slate of Omaha’s leading city planners.

10:00 am in the Cultural Center Lecture Hall. $10/person.

Thursday, September 22 — A Medieval Night at the Castle

Join us for a night back in time in the garden of Joslyn Castle, on the feast of Hildegard von Bingen, medieval mystic and medic, writer and composer, philosopher and saint. Listen to Hildegard's melodies on the harp, savor her ancient recipes and discover with CUNY scholar Nichola Harris, Ph.D., how she used the power of gems and stones to cure ailments and foster wellness.

Limited seating— reservations required. RSVP to capomahamk@gmail.com.

6:00 pm at the Joslyn Castle (3902 Davenport Street, Omaha).

Sunday, September 25 — Peter Sykes, Organist

Internationally-acclaimed organist Peter Sykes presents a creation-themed concert, including movements from his transcription of The Planets by Gustav Holst.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.

October 2022

Friday, October 7 — Los Colores

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this exploration of colors and their ritual, religious significance throughout human history with a special connection to Hispanic culture.

5–7 pm, Sunderland Gallery. Free event.

Sunday, October 16 — Gregorian Chant Vespers: Our Lady of Guadalupe

Join seminarians from Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary (Denton, Nebr.) in praying a chanted Vespers service, followed by a Vatican- themed soirée in the Cultural Center featuring exquisite food and music.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event. Soirée admission $30/person.

November 2022

Tuesday, November 8 — Vienna Boys' Choir

Our main event of the season! Don’t miss this unique experience as one of the world’s most cherished choral ensembles performs in the sumptuous acoustics of our beloved cathedral.

7:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.

Friday, November 25 — Christmas Market

Shop at the Cathedral for unique, handmade Christmas gifts! Features goods produced by local artisans and international Fair Trade crafts/products.

Website will release more details as the event approaches.

December 2022

Tuesday, December 6 — St. Nicholas Day Feast

Celebrate St. Nicholas Day in medieval fashion! Dramatic readings on the life of St. Nicholas, excerpts from medieval poetry and literature, and period music are made complete with a medieval-inspired menu, fit for kings and queens!

6:00 pm in the Cultural Center. Tickets $50/person.

Sunday, December 18 — Advent Vespers

Pray the Church’s beautiful and ancient Prayer, Advent Vespers, with the St. Cecilia Cathedral Choir and Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer in preparation for the celebration of the birth of Christ.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.

January 2023

Saturday, January 28 — Afri

Afri is a Latin word referring to the African diaspora. This exhibit features works from throughout the diaspora, ranging from central African wood carvings to Ethiopian and Coptic icons and crafts.

5-7 pm, Sunderland Gallery. Free event. Saturday opening due to the Flower Festival.

Friday, January 27 – Sunday, January 29 —St. Cecilia Flower Festival

This ever-popular event returns for its 38th year as local floral designers and musicians present a burst of vibrant colors in the depth of winter. CAP website will be updated with more information and full schedule of events as the event approaches.

February 2023

Friday, February 17 — Barlaam and Josaphat

CAP and UNO present one of the hottest early music ensembles, Dialogos, performing a new work in the tradition of a Medieval mystery play that traces different versions of the most popular saint story from the Middle Ages: the Lives of Barlaam and Josaphat. East meets West in the history and development of the story and this new work.

7:00 pm, Cultural Center. Free event.

March 2023

Friday, March 3 — For the Beauty of the Earth

This exhibit juxtaposes images of our natural environment and the ways humans alter it — interwoven with excerpts from Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato si’ — highlighting our role as stewards of creation.

5-7 pm, Sunderland Gallery. Free event.

Sunday, March 26 — Johann Sebastian Bach Birthday Concert

Celebrate JS Bach’s birthday with a concert of music for choir, instruments, soloists, and organ presented by St. Cecilia Cathedral Choir with Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer, director, and Dr. Michael J. Emmerich, organ.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.
 

April 2023

Sunday, April 16 — Easter Vespers

Culminate the Eight Days of Easter with the Church’s ancient and beautiful Prayer of Easter Vespers on Divine Mercy Sunday with the St. Cecilia Cathedral Choir and Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.

Sunday, April 30 — Sing Omaha Choral Concert

Join us for an afternoon of beautiful choral music presented by the Sing Omaha choirs in the sumptuous acoustics of St. Cecilia Cathedral.

3:00 pm in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Free event.

May 2023

Friday, May 5 — Artsy Mommy

A celebration of motherhood and children. Come to Omaha’s best one-stop creative shop for decorating your new baby nursery or children’s rooms! Features one-of-a-kind, handmade art, crafts, toys, and dolls from local artists and international Fair-Trade producers.

5-7 pm, Sunderland Gallery.

Tuesday, May 9 — Willa Cather's "One of Ours"

CAP partners with the Willa Cather Foundation to explore Cather’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, One of Ours, on the 100th anniversary of its publication.

7:00 pm, Live-streamed on Youtube. CAP website will be updated with more information for live–stream details.