Linoma Mashers 25th Anniversary Show

Sept. 24 Linoma Mashers 25th Anniversary Show Gator O’Malley’s, 12143 W. Center Rd. 9 p.m., FREE, Born from the ashes of the Hutsuts and rising repeatedly to bring joy to the world, the Linoma Mashers unleash their seriously fun mix of ska, reggae and island music for a night to remember. Even if you weren’t alive in 1985, this is one party that will be talked about for years. The...

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Lovely, Still

Sept. 24 Lovely, Still Marcus Midtown Cinema, 3201 Farnam St. Village Pointe Cinema, 304 N. 174th St. Times/prices vary, Midtown, 345.0102; Village Pointe, 898.7469 It’s back. Just when it looked sketchy for Lovely, Still getting a national release, the shot-in-Omaha pic — written and directed by hometown filmmaker Nik Fackler, starring Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn — opens here and in...

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Visual Intellect

Photographer Miguel Cedillo has an ingenious eye Miguel Cedillo has vision. And, while his glance may fall on spaces shared by other eyes, it is what his camera captures that sets Cedillo’s gaze apart. “Shooting fashion connects me to the reasons why material culture is important to people,” said Cedillo, describing his recent fashion-industry projects. “The concepts a garment represents result from our...

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Taqueria Time

Authentic South 24th Street drive-thru is open late You can run through a Tex-Mex drive-up anywhere in town and spend $1.50 for a beef taco. It won’t be good, but it might satisfy your craving for sautéed meat with cheese and salsa. Or you could travel to the far end of South 24th Street and stop at Taqueria Tijuana, one of many taco joints in South Omaha, for a taco fix. The unassuming restaurant occupies the...

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Color Theory

Author’s latest novel explores racial tensions in post-bellum America When I began reading Mary Helen Stefaniak’s latest effort, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, my defenses sprang up immediately. Being from southern Georgia, I expected to find misrepresentations and accusations running rampant throughout the narrative. After all, Stefaniak is a Northerner from Milwaukee and although her mother was born and...

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Fashion Slave

Despite cold, drizzly weather, hundreds of fashionistas came out to support local designers, stylists, models and other creative folks at the third annual Omaha Fashion Week finale show Saturday, Sept. 18. The runway show was again held outside Nomad Lounge, 10th and Jones. Earlier in the week, organizers said the massive, 200-foot runway would be moved under the nearby bridge just northeast of Nomad due to weather...

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It’ll be a busy week at The Bookworm, 87th and Pacific in Countryside Village (a small town in the city!) this week. Wednesday, Sept. 22, author David Herlihy will be on hand at 6 p.m. to sign copies of his new book The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance. The book, an Amazon Best Book of the Month when released in June, recounts the story of Frank Lenz, a man who...

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