Pick: Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

June 8

Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

Members Opening Saturday, 6-8 pm

Joslyn Art Museum

www.joslyn.org

If the “City of Light” is not on your radar this summer either in place or in time, the Joslyn Art Museum offers the next best thing with its new exhibit, Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color. Featuring nearly 50, 19th century Impressionistic paintings, the exhibit is part...

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Pick: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

June 4th
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Stir Cove, 1 Harrah's Boulevard in Council Bluffs
7:30 p.m., $27, stircove.com

Behind the seemingly-simple Americana folk pop played by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros is a conceptual backstory of the fictional Edward Sharpe, a messianic figure dreamed up by bandleader Alex Ebert. In the band's backstory, Sharpe came to save mankind but got significantly...

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Pick: Baths

June 2
Baths w/ Houses and D33J
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10 in advance/$12 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

Will Wiesenfeld created the first Baths album, 2010's Cerulean, in his bedroom in a matter of weeks, though the short creation of the album belied its obviously detailed composition. Baths quickly garnered a host of chillwave and bedroom electronica comparisons, though his...

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Sheldon: The Naked Museum Party

June 1, 2013
Sheldon: The Naked Museum Party
Saturday, June 1, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Sheldon Art Museum
12th & R Street, Lincoln, Nebraska
Museum Hours: Tues 10 am - 8 pm, Wed – Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 12 pm -5 pm
402.472-2461, http://www.sheldonartmuseum.org/
The Sheldon Art Association is happy to be celebrating their 125th anniversary along with the 50th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s elegantly designed...

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Diaz opens up about Oz.

When it comes to the casting of The Wizard of Oz at the Omaha Playhouse, no one can doubt the natural fit of Noah Diaz as the Scarecrow.  The lanky, deep-voiced, goofy, and talented Diaz took time to talk about the process of bringing the Wizard of Oz to life under the direction of Susie Baer Collins.

On what set this show apart from other interpretations of the classic Oz story:

There's the obvious answer:...

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Pick: Indians

May 30
Indians w/ See Through Dresses
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com

Indians is the project of Denmark's Søren Løkke Juul, who has logged time in indie act Other Lives. After several years in that band, Juul decided to take on the challenge of writing and recording his own material. The results paved the way to Indians getting signed to 4AD Records and Juul...

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Pick: Bloc Party

May 28th
Bloc Party w/ Bear Mountain
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com

Bloc Party have survived the crushing wave of British music press hype that has killed previous English buzz acts and released their fourth album, simply titled Four, in 2012. It's been a quick eight years since the band's first album, Silent Alarm, but Bloc Party have already seemingly lived the...

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