A Christmas Carol Reviewed

Snow? Check. Ghosts? Check. Carols? Check. Decorations? Check. Miserly old curmudgeon who hates Christmas? Check, er bah humbug.

The Omaha Community Playhouse is running its 36th annual production of A Christmas Carol on its main stage through December 23rd. There is plenty of time to take in this holiday tradition.

The first Saturday of the production boasted a nearly full crowd who were all eagerly...

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See What’s Missing

Faceless portraits and figure paintings minus torso and head. Mountain vistas like blueberry, raspberry and lemon dribbled ice cream sundaes. RNG Gallery promised it wouldn’t lose its edge when it relocated east in Council Bluffs. For the most part, its inaugural exhibit delivers

           

New Work: Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel offers five large landscapes named after famous mountain peaks from...

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<p>  Omaha artist Mads Anderson's sculpture in Hollywood.</p> Joslyn’s free admission T-giving weekend…

Joslyn Art Museum will offer free admission for everyone Thanksgiving weekend: November 25-26, 10a.m.-4p.m. and November 27, noon-4p.m. Guests can enjoy the permanent collection galleries and these special exhibitions: American Landscape: Contemporary Photographs of the West; From Sea to Shining Sea: Currier & Ives Prints from the ConAgra Foods Collection; and Wendell Minor: In the American Tradition.

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Christmas Snow Falls on London Town

We see theater in all sorts of venues, but few can match the current opportunity to see A Christmas Carol with snow falling on a Dickensian street and Tartuffe with powdered wigs and period costumes in the splendor of the Joslyn Castle music room.

Brigit St. Brigit is blessed to present the Moliere classic surrounded by beautiful wood, whether it’s oak as described in the daily, or satinwood as I termed it last...

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David Roszelle paintings at Ted & Wally’s…Arts for All fundraiser…

David Roszelle opens This Art Show is Brought To You By The Letter P: New Art at Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream in the Old Market November 17. Roszelle, known for his psychedelic paintings, will be at the party, 7-10p.m., featuring ice cream flavors and prizes that start with the letter “P.”

An art show and soup lunch to benefit Arts for All, Inc. is November 20, 11a.m.-2p.m. at St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church,...

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Chanticleer Terminal? Not While There’s Sex at 60

No bats fluttered from the wings of the Chanticleer Community Theater at last Thursday’s preview of Sex, Please, We’re Sixty. In fact, the most gothic moment came before the play began when theater manager Bob Putnam welcomed us to Chanticleer’s “final season.”

In other words, he introduced the senior sex comedy by declaring the company’s financial plight terminal. Chisel the tombstone “R.I.P. 1952-2012” after a...

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