A Behanding in Spokane by Martin McDonagh

Carmichael is an aged psychopath who’s been missing his hand for 27 years. Marylin and Toby are a couple of drug dealers with a hand to sell. When they decide to make a deal at a hotel run by Mervyn, a goofball clerk waxing philosophic about zoo monkeys and lost opportunities, tempers ignite and the fun begins.. This dark comedy about revenge, obsession, and personal prejudice is as unnerving as it is hilarious....

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Omaha Fashion Week

Omaha Fashion Week, now in its sixth year, has new tricks up its sleeve. New designers are expected this year, including Kate Walz, who just returned from New York, and Jeff Hanson, who will be showing his line of hand-painted dresses. Sixteen designers will be present in all. About 400 models show up each year with 1,000 hands in total putting on the show. Of note is  opening night’s Cancer Survivor Show, which...

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<p>  Christian Shuster</p>Man of the Moment

Christian Shuster, the designer of the christianMICHEAL menswear label is the name on the tip of all the fashionable tongues right now. He was the talk of the runways at Omaha Fashion Week last year when he made his Omaha debut; now he is back for round two with a whole new approach. The self-taught Kansas City native is known around his hometown and the Midwest for the necktie label he launched in 2000, and since...

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<p>  Chevy and her Sirens Team</p>It Takes a Village

Chevy, or Siobhan Naughton Kozisek, owns Sirens salon and is ready to take on Fashion Week for the sixth year. She graduated from Capitol in 1997, where she took a liking to doing makeup over anything else. She’s been at it for over 14 years, often with makeup and waxing being her calling. She started working with media and film, too, so maybe she found just the right combination.

“I’m glad I never knew it would...

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<p>  Neal Duffy on tour with the Neon Trees and Maroon 5. Check out his DJ alter ego W.E.R.D. hitting the decks at House of Loom this Saturday, March 2.</p>The Neal World

Neal Duffy is the guy making your concerts sound crisp and pristine. He’s making every instrument and vocalization reverberate across the auditorium. Currently, he’s on tour with Neon Trees, who will open for Maroon 5 in Omaha March 3. He’s been with Neon Trees for two years since he caught his big break.

Duffy received his education in sound at the School and Audio Workshop in Ohio, then transferred to Iowa...

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Pick: Jonathan Richman

Saturday, March 2nd
Jonathan Richman
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $15, onepercentproductions.com

It's rare to be graced with a musical legend on a local stage, so it's even more of a treat that Jonathan Richman now seems to make regular appearances on the Waiting Room's stage. Richman founded the Modern Lovers in 1970, taking on the Velvet Underground's template for stripped-down, literate...

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Pick: White Mystery

March 2
White Mystery w/ Snake Island and Solid Goldberg
Brother's Lounge, 3812 Farnam St.
9 p.m., $5 at the door

Chicago's White Mystery are on the cusp of releasing their third full-length album, Telepathic. The band recorded the album with Gris Gris mastermind Greg Ashley at his Creamery Studio and it lends new layers to White Mystery's no-frills garage rock. The album, like just about everything White...

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