April 8, 2014

Birthday Celebration Day 2: Singin’ In The Rain + Upstream Giftcard Giveaway

Stock photo by Praveen (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en). Photo has been edited.

Stock photo by Praveen (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en). Photo has been edited.

Have you heard about the Omaha Symphony’s 14-15 season yet? One word: Pixar!

There is a lot of good stuff packed into a huge season featuring nine different season packages:

Symphony new logoSymphony Pops (2 subscription options)

Symphony Joslyn

Symphony MasterWorks (two subscription options)

Movie Music

Symphony Rocks (two subscription options)

Family Series

What to look forward to?

The Family Series has been a great discovery for me this year. My kids love going to the pre-show activities before each one – there’s an instrument petting zoo – and then there’s the entertaining performance itself. If you haven’t gone to one of these kid-friendly shows, you’ve got to take your littles to one of these! The 2014-2015 season offers four Family shows at a kid-friendly time (2 p.m.) and at a family-friendly price. We went to the Spooktacular last year, and I highly recommend seeing it this year on Oct. 26! That show is followed by “Symphonic Space Odyssey”  on Jan. 18, 2015, “Thomas’s Adventures in Music” on Feb. 22, 2015, and “Mermaids, Minions, and Dragons” on March 22. Oh yeah, I said Minions. My son is going to be in heaven.

Pixar In Concert 2

The Movie Music Series looks pretty cool next season, too. Check out what’s coming: “Monster Mash of Scary Movies” on Oct. 18, “Pixar in Concert” on Feb. 14, 2015, and “Casablanca” on May 23, 2015. You get to hear the score played live to the movies you’re watching. The “Monster Mash” one is right before Halloween and you’re invited to come in costume. The “Pixar” one will feature clips from 13 Pixar movies. Kids will love that one! And “Casablanca” is, well, a classic to see repeatedly.

Check all series offered by the symphony here.

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You like that Movie Music series concept?


The Omaha Symphony will play the score live as the movie “Singin’ in the Rain” is screened on April 26 at 8 p.m. at the Holland Performing Arts Center. You love the actors – Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds – and you love the songs, so watch this movie as never before.

Sounds good to you?

I’m giving away TWO (2) tickets to the show! And heck, let’s make it a complete date night. The Omaha Symphony has generously provided a $25 gift card to Upstream Brewery Co.

It’s easy to enter below. You can get extra entries if you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, plus you can tweet about this giveaway daily for an extra entry each day!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. on April 20. A random winner will be selected by Rafflecopter, and I will contact that winner with details on retrieving the tickets. Total value of the tickets is $110.

I want to thank the sponsors who are making Oh My! Omaha’s birthday celebration so awesome, especially Omaha Symphony for providing tickets and the gift card for today’s giveaway! Other great sponsors are The Rose, Omaha Performing Arts, Omaha Children’s Museum, Vino Van Gogh, and the Strategic Air & Space Museum.

Check out the other giveaways:

Win 4 tickets to see National Geographic Live’s Exploring the Red Planet – ends April 18

Win 4 tickets The Rose’s “Ramona Quimby” – ends April 20

Win 4 tickets to “Spank! Harder The Musical” – ends April 27 (starts April 10)

Win 4 passes to any Vino Van Gogh class in Omaha – ends April 27 (starts April 11)

Win a family pass to the Omaha Children’s Museum – ends May 4 (starts April 12)

Win 2 passes to the Strategic Air & Space Museum – ends May 4 (starts April 13)



  1. Frozen!

  2. Aladdin!

  3. Singing in the Rain!

  4. It has to be Frozen

  5. Frozen

  6. Fiddler on the Roof

  7. Definitely Newsies

  8. Newsies!!

  9. I’m with Tiffany and Annie! Newsies would be awesome!

  10. Frozen or The Little Mermaid

  11. The Music Man! Love that one!

  12. I would love to see Star Wars!

  13. I would love to see It’s a Wonderful Life with the music played live. I don’t know if there’s a ton of music in it but just the soundtrack in general. Every year when I watch that movie around Christmas-time it makes me bawl.

  14. Beauty and the beast… Singin in the rain

  15. I would love the Little Mermaid. Plus the kids would love it too.

  16. I was going to say “Funny Girl” or “Chicago”, but reading the comments reminded me of “Newsies”!

  17. Austin Powers 🙂

  18. Jordan Williams says


  19. Tessa Genners says

    Beauty and the Beast !

  20. Frozen!

  21. Frozan

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