Fridays, July 10 - 24, 2015
Venue opens at 6:45 PM | Music starts at 7:30 PM | Movies begin at dusk (8:45 PM) 
Holland Center Courtyard • 12th & Douglas streets
FREE and OPEN to the public!

Omaha Performing Arts brings back a cherished Omaha event – Cox Music & Movies! Enjoy live music from an eclectic mix of local bands followed by a film, all in the Holland Center Courtyard.

A menu of à la carte items will be available the day of the show. Blankets and chairs welcome. Patrons will be allowed to bring food (no alcoholic beverages) to all M&M events. Guckenheimer will still have some food options available for sale and Ovations will be open during the events if people want to enjoy an alcoholic beverage.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a rain or shine event. Event will move to the covered arrival plaza (directly next to the courtyard) in the case of rain.

Friday, July 10

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (G)
and Michael Lyon and the Steve Thornburg Organ Trio

Release date: 1971
Run time: 100 minutes

A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.

Radio personality Michael Lyon sings the swing and jazz classics made famous by the greats - Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin - and rediscovered by modern day crooners such as Michael Bublé and Harry Connick Jr. The Steve Thornburg Organ Trio was formed in early 2010 with members Steve Thornburg, alto sax, Mary O’Keefe, drums, and Dan Cerveny, keys. The trio favors upbeat and familiar jazz music.

Friday, July 17

The Lego Movie  (PG)
and Clark & Co.

Release date: 2014
Run time: 100 minutes

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied "Special," is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

Clark & Company was created by triplet siblings from Omaha, Nebraska, with Sophie Clark on keyboard and vocals, Cooper Clark on acoustic and electric bass, and Simon Clark on drums and percussion. Company members are Cameron Thelander on tenor saxophone, Michael Palandri on alto saxophone, and Sam Tarin on trumpet. The indie R&B band was a 2015 nominee in the Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards, R&B/Soul category, and for the last two years, they’ve had a song listed as a finalist in the Annual International Acoustic Music Awards.

Friday, July 24

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)
and Blue House

Release date: 2012
Run time: 136 minutes 

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parents' mysterious death.

Formed in 1990, Blue House consists of Joe Putjenter on drums; Stan Harper, saxophone/keyboards; David Eames, guitar; Mike Gallegos, bass; Joel Edwards, trumpet; and Scott Vicroy, saxophone. The band has released five albums, the most recent is the 2015 release, At the Pit.