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Tricky Dick at Barn

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The EXILE Tour

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All Young Girls Are Machine Guns

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Tara Vaughan

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Rowdy boys dance and sing their way into glory

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Not Enough Bite

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Tomorrow, the road

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Fun With Catholics and Communism

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Ryan’s List Sucks

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Nick Bartholomew: A Study in Taking it (Over) Easy

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A black servant in a 1960s whites’ basement sings of rising hope

Multi-award winners playwright Tony Kushner and composer Jeanine Tesori merged their talents to create an exceptionally original musical off-Broadway in 2002 Caroline or Change. It went on to major acclaim on Broadway, accruing four Tony nominations, winning one. It “tops any new musical this fall” said the New York Times in December 2003.

At Omaha Community Playhouse, this sung-through experience meaningfully...

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Less to Love but More Loved

Typically, assembling my “best films” list is a torturous process of deciding which films get culled after I do some mental Hunger Games with movies as tributes. This year? I actually had to reach into the second level and promote two “also-rans” into the rankings. The top of the list isn’t just good, it’s all-time good for me, filled with at least 3 movies I will watch until I get “jelly eyes.” What there was to...

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Cutting Room for February

Apparently, Film Streams really likes silly dancing. How else can you explain… You know what, they’re showing Son of the Congo, a documentary about Serge Ibaka escaping the war-torn African country to star in the NBA. That’s not Son of  the Conga, which I had imagined was a movie about someone conceived while dancing in a line at a wedding. The film will be screened for free on Tuesday, February 16 at 7 pm and will...

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It’s not all “Cute and Creepy”

Known for his “cute and creepy” artistry, Gunnar Gaylord has really created and developed his own unique style.

While the self-taught artist said he sometimes regrets not having a formal art education, he’s not sure he would have developed in the same way if he had artistic academic knowledge.

“Passion can trump talent and education and I have often been very passionate about art,” he said in an email interview.

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From Tucson to Iowa

While admittedly new to the tattoo industry, Amy Jiao makes up for her lack of experience with pure talent. With some enthusiasm thrown in for good measure.

Currently at Inkblot Studio in Ames, Iowa, the Rochester Institute of Technology graduate started her career with her mentor, Johnny Jinx, at Broken Clover Tattoo in Tucson, AZ. in 2012.

The 26-year-old came to the U.S. when she was 11 and grew up in Troy,...

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