Disney Honors OPA and SNAP visits ‘Other Desert Cities’

The next time you attend a show at The Orpheum Theater, you might notice some new hardware hanging in Slosburg Hall. Disney Theatrical Productions has honored Omaha Performing Arts for its years of successful engagements of their Broadway touring productions, including most recently the record-breaking run of The Lion King. The award is a handcrafted lioness mask, a replica of the one originally created by The...

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Pick: The Love Language

September 1
The Love Language w/ Pony Wars and No, I'm the Pilot
O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road
9 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers

North Carolina native Stuart McLamb first started working on material that would lead to his current band the Love Language shortly after a bitter break-up. Since the release of those heartbreak songs in 2009, McLamb as soldiered on with increasingly tuneful batches...

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Monks create mandala at OM Center

Prayer flags, sacred paintings called Thangka, and silk banners will accompany six exiled Tibetan monks clad in traditional saffron and burgundy robes to the OM (Omaha Healing Arts) Center August 28 through September 7. Hosted by the Center and nonprofit organization Compassion Omaha, the program Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet will take place at the OM Center in the Old Market. “Because the monks are...

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<p>  Brooks Bench, Lee Terry, and Aaron Martin</p>Move over soda and movies, make room for discs

Partners Aaron Martin, founder and Chief Marketing Officer, and Justin Cherry, Chief Strategist, unveiled the second automated disc golf retail center in the country this Friday at Seymour Smith Park, near the parking lot and only a few yards away from the beginning of the park’s disc golf course. Their other partner, based in Minnesota, Ross Brandt, Community and Development Director, could not attend the...

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Pick: Moreland & Arbuckle

August 22
Moreland & Arbuckle
21st Saloon, 4727 South 96th St.
5:30 p.m., no cover listed, facebook.com/The-21st-Saloon

Moreland & Arbuckle hail from Wichita, Kan., where they continue to pump out their own raw, rough blues rock. The band, guitarist Aaron Moreland and vocalist/blues harp player Dustin Arbuckle, double down on the hard-edged rock quotient in their sound on their new album, 7 Cities. The band...

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Pick: Said the Whale

August 24
Said The Whale w/ Royal Teeth
The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
9:30 p.m., $8.97, onepercentproductions.com

Said the Whale's latest song "I Love You", an effervescently catchy single, is just starting to break Vancouver indie pop-rockers to a larger audience. The songs success even has local station 89.7 FM the River on board, as they are sponsoring this show. Said the Whale has built a steady...

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Pick: Flight Metaphor CD release show

August 23
Flight Metaphor CD Release Show w/ Skypiper
Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $7 at the door, theslowdown.com

Local melodic alternative pop-rock act Flight Metaphor will unveil their latest tunes at a release show celebrating their new CD EP, Redirection. The four-piece band is anchored by brothers Bill and Mike Harvat, who are joined by Bradley Tyler Moore and Cody Villarreal. The CD is the...

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