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E3 2015

The invaders

Heartland Healing

Fear is Not an Option

Heartland Healing

Don’t Be a Toaster: Redux

Doctor Mysterian

Thinner

Omaha Lit Fest: ‘People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like’

In his capsule of the 2011 (downtown) Omaha Lit Fest, founder-director and novelist Timothy Schaffert draws a parallel with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Specifically, to the humbug Wizard's endowing the Tin Woodman with a heart made of silk and sawdust, with some soldering necessary to better make the heart take hold.

As Schaffert (The Coffins of Little Hope) suggests, the writer's process is part alchemy, part...

Style

FASH FLOOD

This Thursday, October 13th, Omahans will have their choice of two chic events to attend.

Kicking off at 7:30 p.m. at Parliament Pub Midtown is FashionBar: Fall Fury featuring the “Fall Guys” and DJ Ryan Swan. In celebration of the changing seasons, it will include a presentation of photographs by Jason McClaren and Matt Warburton for the Reader’s fall style issue. Dressed in attire from local boutique Denim...

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<p>  Michael Muller's Possessions: literary characters and the things they carried.

October 14
Possessions: literary characters and the things they carried.
W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St., fourth floor
6:30-9:30p.m., FREE
omahalitfest.com, omahapubliclibrary.org

In Possessions, a one-night-only show, artists interpret famous literary artifacts. From Michael Muller’s mixed media piece “Letters from Blanche” inspired by Streetcar Named Desire, to Jay Cochrane’s Peter Pan inspired...

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TEDx Omaha 2011:  What’s Possible?

October 15
TEDx Omaha 2011:  What’s Possible?
12p.m.-6p.m., free live stream online for Viewing Parties
TEDxomaha.com

TEDx encourages organizing small group Viewing Parties with tips online to hear and discuss the dozen lively local innovators. They are rising to the challenge of delivering the “most inspiring performance of your life in 18 minutes or less” with the theme of “What’s Possible.”  Saturday’s...

Heartland Healing

Steve Jobs, Ron Paul and Yoda

I enjoyed working with many Japanese groups during my tenure as a recording engineer and producer. Then and on trips to Japan, I made several friends and business acquaintances. We relied on each other heavily for contacts, sources and ideas, East-to-West and vice versa.

In the early 1980s, one friend solicited my help. Japanese industry was easily on a par with America’s then. In technology and engineering,...

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