Broken Crown w/ Cold Steel, Coincide and Illuminati

Jan. 8 Broken Crown w/ Cold Steel, Coincide and Illuminati Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, So much music’s emerged from Omaha that it’s hard to keep up. While The Faint, Cursive and Bright Eyes have garnered a large chunk of the attention, there are other local bands itching to get in the limelight. Broken Crown is one. Comprised of guitarist Nick Aldieri, guitarist Kyle...

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Positive Space: Daniel Muller/Justin Beller Duo Show

Jan. 7-28 Positive Space: Daniel Muller/Justin Beller Duo Show The New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. Reception Jan. 7, 6-10 p.m., FREE Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. by appt., 871.1333, Though artist Daniel Muller is known for finding inspiration in decay and emptiness, his current show with Justin Beller is quite the contrary, according to New BLK Director Shane Bainbridge. “The...

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The 9s

Jan. 7 The 9s Stir Live and Loud, Harrah’s Casino, Council Bluffs 9 p.m., $5, 712.329.6000, There’s this … thing going around. A sort of neo-soul/funk. It’s apparently all the would-be rage. Just look at the last thing Ariel Pink did. Unlike the golden days, the performers are predominately white. Filtered through the lens of latter-day irony. The 9s, one of Omaha’s answers to...

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Monster Jam

Jan. 7-9 Monster Jam Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.; $30-45, $5 and up for kids 800.745.3000, If watching super-sized trucks do Transformer-like demolition derby feats is a turn on, then Monster Jam may be your hard-bodied wet dream come true. We’re talking powerful, custom-built models 12-feet high and 12-feet wide and weighing five...

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Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Healthy Heroes!

Jan. 6-9 Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Healthy Heroes! Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Jan. 6, 7 p.m.; Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Jan. 8, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Jan. 9, 1 and 4:30 p.m.; $10 Jan. 6, $12-50 Jan. 7-9, 800.745.3000, What ever happened to Super Grover? Remember the blue monster that clumsily tried to help cats stuck in trees, and restaurateurs without forks on Sesame Street?...

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Scream the Truth at the World:  Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto

Through Feb. 25 Scream the Truth at the World: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, 333 S. 132nd St. Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, 335-6564, “What we were unable to cry and scream out to the world we buried in the ground … I would love to see the moment in which the great...

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American Hate

For seven years while UNO criminology professor Pete Simi lived with and researched neo-Nazis, death threats against him and his family were common. “[It was] one of the things I had to get used to, in terms of doing interviews and hanging out,” Simi says. “‘If we ever find out you’re a cop, we’ll hunt you down and kill you. We’ll hunt down and kill your family.’” Simi’s brazen research was...

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