Peter Pan

Nov. 26-Dec. 19 Peter Pan — The Musical The Rose, 2001 Farnam St. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. $16, 345.4849, rosetheater.org “All children, except one, grow up.” These words begin James M. Barrie’s classic play, Peter Pan. The timeless tale filled with pirate battles and fairy magic tells the story of the boy who never grew up and his adventures in Neverland. The Rose’s production will include the...

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Get Gifty

Nov. 27 Get Gifty Ten studios throughout Benson 10 a.m.-6 p.m., FREE, 558.1150 info@illuminataglass.com This double threat Benson studio tour/holiday gift grab gives art appreciators and gift-givers the chance to feed two birds with one seed. Wander the Maple Street main strip, from Adventure in Art at the east end to JD Gerber Photography at the west, enjoying the stunning sights of Benson’s studio scene and...

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Taqwacore: The Birth of Islam Punk

Nov. 30 Taqwacore: The Birth of Islam Punk Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. 7 p.m., $9/$7 seniors, students, teachers and military/$4.50 members 933.0259, filmstreams.org Jesse Michaels, lead singer of the punk band Operation Ivy once said, “Music is an indirect force for change because it provides an anchor against human tragedy.” Truer words have never been spoken as an embodiment of the punk rock genre —...

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On and Off the Wall:  Iggy Sumnik Solo

Nov. 5-24 On and Off the Wall: Iggy Sumnik Solo The New BLK, 1213 Jones St.  Opening reception Nov. 5, 6-10 p.m.  403.5619, thenewblk.com The New BLK is that new, quirky, part gallery, part design firm that’s making ripples in Omaha’s art community. Having covered visual and performing arts, they move forward with a solo show from Detroit transplant, Iggy Sumnik. After moving here on a three-year commitment...

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Dark Star Orchestra

Nov. 5 Dark Star Orchestra Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $25, radkadillac.com Dark Star Orchestra is not so much a tribute band as an almost scientifically recreated live music experience. Drawing on specific Grateful Dead setlists or just mixing up Dead originals and songs the Dead covered to create a unique evening of trippy dance tunes; DSO has made a name for itself delighting Deadheads coast to coast with...

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Omaha Jaycees’ Wig Party

Nov 6. Omaha Jaycees’ Wig Party Dundee Dell, 5007 Underwood Ave. 7 p.m., $5, omahajaycees.org The Omaha Jaycees are throwing a wig party! Featuring door prizes and the Dundee Dell’s good eats, the party provides a chance to have fun and meet young professionals … in wigs. Sounds a little cheesy at first, but the $5 donation is in support of the Locks of Love Organization, a foundation that makes real wigs for...

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Celebration of Nebraska Books

Nov. 6 Celebration of Nebraska Books Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall N. in Lincoln, 2:30-6:30 p.m., FREE 471.3434, centerforthebook.nebraska.gov A new Nebraska Center for the Book event celebrating the state’s literary chops features this year’s Nebraska Book Awards winners. Nonfiction prize-winner Joe Starita, author of I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice, will be among...

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The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ... more »


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ... more »


So Bad, It’s Good

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


What’s a Cthulhu?

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