Cathedral Flower Festival

Jan. 29-30 Cathedral Flower Festival St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. FREE, cathedralartsproject.org A frigid Nebraska January isn’t hospitable to very much other than tropical vacation fantasies. Luckily for local dreamers, this weekend’s Cathedral Flower Fest provides a false sense of spring and a little south of the border spin. Xalapa, Mexico, dubbed the...

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Science Fair

Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 Science Fair Urban Storage Building, 1215 Leavenworth St. 6:30-11 p.m. both nights, FREE facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=173400142698053 Space. Give an artist some and see how far they can push the walls, figuratively speaking. There are no dimensions to imagination. See what happens when 90-plus artists are let loose on a like number of storage spaces in an urban warehouse where the only creative...

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Help and Hope for Haiti Book Signing

Jan. 30 Help and Hope for Haiti Signing The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific St. 1-3 p.m., 392.2877, bookwormomaha.com It has been about a year since the tragic earthquake hit Haiti, and even though the news has wandered onto more recent events, those impacted last January still have a story to share. Haitian-born physician and UNMC Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Rubens J. Pamies will present a discussion on his...

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.38 Special

Jan. 30 .38 Special Harrah’s Casino, Council Bluffs 8 p.m., 21+, $35-$50, 888.512.SHOW harrahscouncilbluffs.com Like the assembly line worker banging out the same widget for a generation or more, .38 Special has been playing the same hits since the 1970s. Led by Donnie Van Zant (yes, his older brother Ronnie fronted the original Lynyrd Skynyrd and younger brother Johnny heads the group now), they’re perhaps...

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Feb. 2 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers McFoster’s Natural Kind Cafe, 302 S. 38th St. 7 p.m., FREE, mostdangerousman.org Before Julian Assange and Wikileaks, there was Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. During the height of the conflict in Vietnam, Ellsberg was working for the U.S. government as a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War Strategist. In 1969...

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Euforquestra w/ The LymphNodes Maniacs

Feb. 2 Euforquestra w/ The LymphNodes Maniacs Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com If you love something, you must give it away for free. Somebody said that. Sting? I dunno. Anyway, that’s what Euforquestra did with its album Soup. Wanting to build a fan base for their afro-beat/funk infused sound, the group chose to let fans new and old have their new album for free on their...

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Omaha Comic Book Convention

Jan. 23 Omaha Comic Book Convention Executive Inn and Suites, 3650 S. 72nd St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE, epguides.com/comics With the last decade’s influx of comic book movies delving into Batman, Spiderman and X-men series, interest in comic books has seen a massive resurgence. Whether you’re a proud, seasoned fan, or it’s a newfound interest, the Omaha Comic Book convention hosts a variety of topics for every...

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