What The **** Was That? A Musical Bloodbath Of Course!

A few years ago, the last thing you would see on an Omaha Playhouse stage would be f-bombs, gore, body parts, and more blood than a American Red Cross drive. But this season in the Howard Drew Theatre has been anything but typical. Evil Dead: The Musical, opening this weekend and running through March 17th, is a prime example of the new direction that the nation’s largest community theatre is taking with their...

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Paper Forest: An Installation by Travis Graves

February 9 – March 27
Paper Forest: An Installation by Travis Graves
Creighton University Lied Art Gallery, 2500 California Plaza
Artist Talk: 5pm, Friday, February 8. 2013
Opening Reception to follow from 5:30-8pm Regular hours:1–4 pm daily 
http://www.creighton.edu/liedgallery; www.travisgraves.com

The Lied Art Gallery is exhibiting Paper Forest: An Installation by Travis Graves. The site specific...

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Pick: Jaill

February 5
Jaill w/ the Growlers, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Twinsmith
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $10 in advance/$13 day-of-show, theslowdown.com

Milwaukee psych-pop/garage band Jaill found their way on Sub Pop Records' radar back in 2009. Since signing, the band has released two records of memorably, messed-up pop songs. The latest, 2012's Traps contains both gauzy odes to 60s pop,...

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Pick: Blues at the Crossroads 2; February 6

After a successful tour with the Robert Johnson Centennial Concerts, Blues at the Crossroads returns for round 2, celebrating two blues legends, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. Both musicians are competing for the title of the "father of modern Chicago Blues,” which will be hard to determine considering both have inspired countless artists; ranging from Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to John Mayall and Eric...

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Pick: What Will Her Kids think? – NEW WORK by Sally Deskins

Feb. 1– Feb. 25, 2013
What Will Her Kids think? – NEW WORK by Sally Deskins
Star Deli, 6114 Military Ave.
Opening Reception: 7-10 pm, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-3pm, 5pm-1am,
Friday & Saturday 11am-3pm, 5pm-3am http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/BensonStarDeli?fref=ts, 402.880.8481

Benson First Friday at the Star Deli, 6114 Military Ave. will be featuring NEW WORK by Sally Deskins,...

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Pick: Red Wanting Blue

January 31
Red Wanting Blue w/ The Whipkey Three
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com

Since 1996, Red Wanting Blue has been the epitome of the blue-collar everyman on the independent rock music circuit. The band has honed its straightforward alternative rock from its homebase in Columbus, Ohio, playing up to 200 shows across the country most years. After a decade of...

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Pick: Hatebreed

January 28
Hatebreed w/Shadows Fall, Dying Fetus, The Contortionist
Sokol Auditorium, 2234 South 13th St.
6:30 p.m., $15 in advance/$20 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

Hatebreed should forever be known as one of the pioneers of the dominant form of popular metal stretching from the mid 90s to now. By combining thrash, Celtic death metal and hardcore punk, Hatebreed helped usher in metalcore and its...

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