Lessons: In Process Actor Training

On October 19th, November 9th and December 14th, 2019 and January 11th and February 8th, 2020, there will be monthly studio classes taught by current working/ training/ learning Actor Creators.  The lessons are from 9:00 AM to Noon.  The cost is $10 per 3 hour studio session.  The lessons explore Demidov Technique, Impulse Awareness, Breath/Relaxation, … [Read more…]

Salsa Sunday

Salsa Sunday’s are held at Bancroft Street Market on certain Sunday afternoons.  The event is an opportunity for the Salsa dance community to gather for a pot luck picnic and dancing to salsa music.  There is a beginning dance lesson for those who want to learn the dance, or refresh their steps. A drum circle … [Read more…]

Chalk Workshop September 14, 2019

At this free, outdoor chalk workshop at Bancroft Street Market on September 14, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to noon, an instructor will teach you how to make beautiful chalk drawings on the pavement.

Handmade Omaha November 30, and December 1, 2019

The Handmade Omaha winter craft show returns to Bancroft Street Market on November 30 and December 1,  2019.  For information on this juried craft show go to www.handmadeomaha.com The show features clever items produced in Omaha, Nebraska.  The atmosphere at Bancroft Street Market is cheery.  Outdoors there will be hot coffee and pastries for sale. … [Read more…]

Fred Astaire Avenue

South 10th Street, from Martha to Castelar in Omaha has been named Fred Astaire Avenue.  The home where Fred Astaire was born is on that block.  Visitors to Bancroft Street Market can walk to see the signs that have been placed.  

Jitterbug Jamborama 2019

Bancroft Street Market welcomes dance classes for Jitterbug Jamborama 2019: Omaha Jazz & Swing Dance Festival on Saturday September 7, 2019 and Sunday September 8, 2019.  See the Omaha Jitterbugs website for festival and class information.   Come to the classes and you can visit Fred Astaire Avenue on South 10th.

500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s Death

On May 2nd and 4th, Bancroft Street Market will feature two concerts to commemorate the 500 year Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on May 2nd, 1519. On Thursday, May 2, 2019 there will be a lute performance by Kenneth Be’ titled: Leonardo’s Lute: Lute Music in the Age of Leonardo da Vinci.  The Concert will … [Read more…]

Gente Guapos Holiday Party Drum Circle & Salsa Sunday

On November 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 6:30 PM the Latin Drum Circle will be celebrating with all its family, friends and dancers. There will be social dancing in potluck for everyone. There will be an art exhibition and spoken word poetry. There will be a Zumba and Afro House demonstration. There will be … [Read more…]

Window Mural Summer 2018

The window mural at Bancroft Street Market for summer 2018 is titled “Sky Splendor: Birds of the Midwest”   It features a Peregrine Falcon, a Cardinal pair, a Western Meadowlark, and a Wild Turkey pair.  The artists are Rosa Chaidez, Sylvia Zingg, JJ Johnson, and MAH Prentice. The technique is reverse glass painting.  The best viewing … [Read more…]