THE OMAHA ENTERTAINMENT AND ARTS AWARDS

Our Sponsors

With the Support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Our History

The Year It All Began

2006 marked the inaugural year for the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards. After months of collaboration and planning, the first show was hosted at the Holland Performing Arts Center in downtown Omaha on January 4, 2007. Filled nearly to capacity, the center hosted people connected with the Omaha entertainment industry.

Awards Spotlight:
Lifetime Achievement: Luigi Waites
Artist of the Year: Bright Eyes
Album of the Year: Happy Hollow by Cursive
Best of Show: Joe Broghammer
Best Play: The Pillowman – Blue Barn Theater
Best Director: Susan Baer-Collins – Ragtime

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Our mission is to enhance our community by planning and producing an annual awards event that uniquely recognizes the performing arts, visual arts, and live music of the Omaha area. With all-star talent and red carpet prestige, the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards offers a memorable evening that thanks the artists who keep Omaha culture alive.

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Our Board of Directors

Doug Meigs

President

Cameron Logsdon

Vice President

Melissa Kucirek

Secretary - Public Relations

Frank Hayes

Treasurer

John Heaston

Director

Perry Fulfs

Music Co-Chair

Hughston Walkinshaw

Performing Arts Co-Chair

Tim Guthrie

Visual Arts Co-Chair

Aly Peeler

Music Co-Chair

Julian Adair

Performing Arts Co-Chair

Ang Bennett

Visual Arts Co-Chair

Ben Matukewicz

Marketing Chair

Maria Corpuz

Events Chair

Mark McGaugh

Director

Robert Wagner

Director

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