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I’m so board in the USA

Omaha is at the start of a national trend. Soon, board game bars and cafes will open throughout America, offering access to hundreds or even thousands of games for a small fee. Teams will form, and leagues, and a board-game craze will sweep the country. There will be YouTube channels exclusively devoted to watching skilled board game players compete with each other, and the best will go pro. Board games will start...

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Dressed to Cool

We sat through 19 years of relatively megabudget Batman movies before we ever saw Batman turn his head because we literally didn’t have the technology to do it. That’s an oddly fascinating reminder that clothing is a “technology” and fashion is, essentially, a “science.” Dior and I, a documentary by newcomer Frederic Techeng, reveals that the best fashion designers on the planet are actually dealing with some pretty...

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These All-Stars Sizzle

Lincoln's Zoo Bar hosts three of the top acts in contemporary blues Monday, May 4, 6-9 p.m. Fabulous blues bandleaders Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh and Little Charlie Baty have teamed up with the powerhouse rhythm section of Wes Starr and R.W. Grigsby. Mark Hummel is one of the West Coast's finest harmonica players, famous for his jumpin' style and for the all-star harmonica blowouts he hosts around the world....

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Cutting Room for May 1

To me, a good lie is one that gets me out of situations in which I have to small talk to other human beings in person with my mouth and voice. To Film Streams, The Good Lie is a documentary that they are screening on June 2 at 7 pm. Together with the Southern Sudan Community Association, the theater is also holding a panel discussion that will include former refugees from South Sudan. If you haven’t heard the story...

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Are You Not Entertained?!

“Another epic tale about incredibly powerful beings fighting against one another with melodramatic overtones? Ugh.” – Theater critics in ancient Greece reacting to the latest play about Gods and mortals

Whenever a new cinematic comic book adaptation hits—and, admittedly, it’s becoming a near weekly event—critical reaction divides into two camps: “Yahoo!” and “Poo-Poo.” The Yahooers irritate the Poo-Pooers with...

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