Weapons Of Choice

Nov. 6-30 Weapons Of Choice Hot Shops, 1301 Nicholas St. Opening reception Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m. Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. 342.6452, hotshopsartcenter.com The DeBuse trio collaborates for the third time with Weapons of Choice — a title artist Cat DeBuse says “refers more to the ‘weapons’ or tools that we use to make our art, since we have multiple art forms, rather than the content of the...

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Laughter and Reflection With Carol Burnett

Nov. 7 Laughter and Reflection With Carol Burnett Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. 7 p.m., $45-$125, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org Ever wanted to banter with the queen of variety improv? Of course you have, so put down that Mayor Suttle recall form and head on over to the Holland Center this Sunday night. Burnett, the former host of the long-running Carol Burnett Show, is giving mere mortals an...

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Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Nov. 9-14 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.  Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.; $25 omahaperformingarts.org Every year around Thanksgiving I put on my one-piece pajamas (with feet), lie down on my stomach with my head resting in my palms and enjoy CBS’ yearly showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Much like A...

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Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect

Nov. 10 Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS onepercentproductions.com Lotus is six dudes playing something of a dancier Phish. The Philadelphia- and Denver-based group has carved its own sonic niche with its rock-heavy, improvisational sets, and cultivated die-hards across the world with its live, multi-media spectacles. Lotus is touring the country supporting material...

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Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife

Nov. 10 Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.  7 p.m.; $9, $4.50 members $7 senior/student  933.0259, filmstreams.org Omaha Creative Institute and daOMA collaborate with Film Streams to bring a special screening and discussion of influential architects Rem Koolhaas. From founding Volume Magazine to creating masterpieces such as the...

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com(e).passion by The Epicene Furies

Oct. 23 com(e).passion by The Epicene Furies New BLK, 1213 Jones St. 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation aetherplough.com, 319.5990 If you remember Alexander Payne’s superb debut Citizen Ruth, you’ll recall the scene with the circus of pro-life and pro-choice protesters outside the abortion clinic, all in a dither over the fate of Ruth Stoops’ unborn child. While the divided horde hollers at one another, Ruth...

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice book signing

Oct. 26 Dr. Condoleezza Rice book signing The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific St. 2-2:45 p.m., FREE, bookwormomaha.com Whether you agree with Condi’s political views, you should admit she has accomplished quite a bit in this world. Not only did she serve as our nation’s 66th Secretary of State under George W. Bush, prior to that she was Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and has been...

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