Looking for an alternative to singles bars and dead-end dating
sites? Omaha has just the place for the unattached—Joslyn Art Museum! Here, surrounded by an endless array of eye-candy, you are expected to stare, gawk, and ogle
to your heart’s content!
At SINGLES NIGHT
, hosted in part by OmahaLove
, guests will enjoy nibbles
and libations whilst listening to live jazz and blues music by In the
Joslyn’s café will be open, offering a limited menu of small plate
selections for purchase, and a full cash bar to keep your whistle wet. Guided tours of Joslyn’s collections will also be scheduled.
With so much to offer, there’s no need to be shy! Bring your friends,
your phone numbers, and your love of flirting and fine art to Joslyn for the ultimate ice-breaker!
free to the public. For more information, please contact Director of Adult Programs
(402) 661-3862 or e-mail email@example.com
IN THE GRUV
When it comes to churning out exciting and sassy "Smooth
R&B", few bands do it better than In the Gruv!
versions of Maze, Stevie Wonder, Toni Braxton, and Maysa tunes, as well
as Rascals, Chaka Khan, and Sting classics have been pleasing audiences
for nearly two years.
In the Gruv
is anchored by bass player and
leader Richard Payne.
Richard grew up in a musical Omaha family and
got involved early in the local music scene. After a 15-year absence
from the Omaha area, Richard returned to get involved in several
successful live bands, recording projects, and finally started his own
, the dynamic and sparkling lead singer for
In the Gruv
, has been with the band since its beginnings. Linnetta
honed her vocal skills at Simpson College and has since lent her vocal
talents to churches, local organizations, and special events. Always a
joy to watch and to listen to, Linnetta loves to engage the crowd.
, the newest member, has been involved in music most of
his life. He worked in Los Angeles for eight years and toured the United
States with the Chambers Brothers as part of the “20 years after
Woodstock” show. Back in his native Omaha, he has played with the Terry
and Lydia Edwards Show, The Downey Sexton Group, and rock/country band
Guitarist and singer Rod Griffith
has performed with
numerous popular rock and R&B bands, including opening acts for
Marvin Gaye and Chicago. He was recently with smooth jazz band Higher
Pursuit, the first band to play "Ozone Smooth Jazz Thursdays". Always
engaged with the music, Rod can be counted on to give an entertaining
and passionate performance every time.
Keeping them “In the
” is Kolbey Wallington
on drums. A graduate of Omaha Central High
School, Kolbey played in jazz band and also plays drums regularly at
Salem Baptist Church. Kolbey is currently in his second year at the
University of Nebraska at Omaha.
A culmination of many
experienced and talented performers, In the Gruv
is guaranteed to put a
smile on your face and a healthy dose of groove in your day!
Image Detail: William Holman Hunt (1827-1910) and Hughes, Arthur Hughes (1832-1915)
Oriana, oil on paper on panel, Robert H. and Mildred T. Storz Endowment Fund Purchase, 1995.17.