River City Mixed Chorus “Our Family Tree”

Jan. 22-Jan. 23 River City Mixed Chorus “Our Family Tree” First United Methodist Church, 70th and Cass Jan. 22, 7 p.m.; Jan. 23, 4 p.m.; $20 ADV/$25 DOS $15 seniors, students, children, rcmc.org Omaha’s outstanding GLBT chorus is marking more than a quarter-century of musical magic with its performance of “Our Family Tree.” The program is the organization’s second of the season and the first for the...

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Vagos Burns Night

Jan. 22 Vagos Burns Night Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St. $5 or a traditional Scottish dish, 9 p.m., 21+ 554.5834, barleystreet.com The Scots are proud of many things, but high on the list is poet Robert Burns. So much so that there’s the rich tradition of the Burns supper which entails consumption of haggis and whiskey and recitation of Burns’ works. Barley Street is doing its own version of this feast...

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Band Build: A to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

Jan. 22 Band Build: A Concert to Benefit Habitat for Humanity w/ Satchel Grande, Midwest Dilemma, The 9’s, Brad Hoshaw & the Seven Deadlies and The Half Hearts Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 7 p.m., $12, onepercentproductions.com Good dance music and a good cause — what are you waiting for? With an impressive lineup including local funk bands Satchel Grande and The 9’s, and Americana music courtesy of...

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From Shelterbelt With Love 10

Jan. 20-Feb. 14 From Shelterbelt With Love 10 Shelterbelt Theatre, 3225 California St. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m.; no show Feb. 6 $15, $12 student/seniors/TAG members, $8 Jan. 20-23 $10 Thurs., Sun. and Valentine’s Day 341.2757, shelterbelt.org Get ready for tears and cheers once again at the 10th annual From Shelterbelt with Love featuring eight short plays around the theme of love — in good times and...

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Con Dios w/ The So-So Sailors

Jan. 20 Con Dios w/ The So-So Sailors O’Leaver’s, 1322 S. Saddle Creek Rd. 9:30 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers Con Dios is the new local supergroup featuring the songs of Phil Schaffart. Schaffart plays guitar and sings and is ably backed by Matt Maginn on bass (Cursive), Pat Oakes on drums (Ladyfinger) and Dan McCarthy on keys (McCarthy Trenching, The Mynabirds). The band has been in “residency” at...

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Pecha Kucha Night #10

Jan. 20 Pecha Kucha Night #10 Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 8:20 p.m., FREE/donations accepted pecha-kucha.org/cities/omaha/10 It’s the 10th edition of the internationally acclaimed 20-slides-in-20-seconds show, organized locally by Design Alliance Omaha (daOMA). Boasting and brimming with inventive tastemakers and aesthetic trend pushers, this time around is hosted by the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts curator,...

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Orphan Trail

Author Marilyn June Coffey says she tears up every time she reads this part of Teresa Martin’s story: “As she slipped her wide foot into her shoe, she felt like Cinderella donning the glass slipper. Up from ashes. She could hardly breathe. After all those school children’s taunts, after the years living with the hurtful Biekers, the years scrubbing floors, the lonely fight to be educated, after a lifetime of...

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