Timothy Schaffert Book Signing

April 16 Timothy Schaffert Book Signing The Bookworm, 87th and Pacific 1 p.m. 402.392.2877 or bookwormomaha.com Renowned author — and one-time editor of The Reader — Timothy Schaffert will be at The Bookworm Saturday to sign copies of his latest novel The Coffins of Little Hope. Schaffert is also a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is the founder of the Omaha Lit Fest. Go online to...

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STRFKR w/ Champagne Champagne & Gardens and Villas

April 16 STRFKR w/ Champagne Champagne & Gardens and Villas The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com The stars have aligned for Omaha as Portland-based electronic group, Starf***er (also known as STRFKR), makes its way to the stage. Formed in 2007, it was originally Josh Hodges’ solo project, but soon evolved into a quartet once multi-instrumentalists Ryan Biornstad, Keil Corcoran...

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Washington Generals v. Harlem Globetrotters

April 16 Washington Generals v. Harlem Globetrotters Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 2 and 7 p.m., $20-$97, qwestcenter.com It’s not easy being a lifelong Washington Generals fan. I’ve never seen them win. All-time against the Globetrotters, the Generals are something like 1-26,752. Yet, they keep showing up. Keep rolling the rock up the hill as the famous Globetrotters spin it, bounce it off each other’s...

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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Creighton Blue Jays Grand opening of TD Ameritrade Park

Tuesday, April 19 Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Creighton Blue Jays Grand opening of TD Ameritrade Park TD Ameritrade Park, 1200 Mike Fahey St. Sold Out, 6:30 p.m., gocreighton.com, 402.280-JAYS  For the opening of TD Ameritrade Park, why not go big? What are the biggest things in Nebraska baseball? I mean, that aren't an unrealistic Sarpy County Royalty Chasers (yes, I know that's not their real name) or what is...

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Grateful Dead Movie Event

April 20 Grateful Dead Movie Event Marcus Midtown, 3201 Farnam St. Village Pointe Cinema, 304 N. 174th St. 7:30 p.m., $12.50 marcustheatres.com/Movie/MovieDetail/63744   There may be no better way to spend a fine 4-20 than by taking a cinematic flashback with the Grateful Dead. This nationwide, one-night-only event is like an onscreen trip, if you will, to a Dead concert. The Grateful Dead Movie has been...

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Surreal’s 9th Annual 420 Event

April 20 Surreal’s 9th Annual 420 Event Featuring Funk Trek, Mars Black, E.Babbas and more The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com Smokers, rev up your, bongs. It’s that time again. For the ninth straight year, local emcee Zach “Surreal” Hennings will host his “420 Event,” an event where smokers of all walks of life can celebrate the mighty marijuana plant and revel in its...

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Cirque du Soleil presents “Dralion”

3 UP, 3 DOWN April 13-17 Cirque du Soleil presents “Dralion” Mid-America Center, One Arena Way, Council Bluffs April 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., April 16 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m., April 17 at 1 and 5 p.m., $38-$98, ticketmaster.com The high-flying acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil will be back in the Omaha metro beginning next Wednesday, April 13, at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. There will be seven chances in...

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Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ...


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*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ...