Pick: Yuppies & Solid Attitude

January 18
Yuppies w/ Solid Attitude and Ron Wax
Brothers Lounge, 3812 Farnam St.
9 p.m., $5, 21+

Yuppies are going on hiatus after headlining this bar show, as bassist Jeff Sedrel is moving away. In their absence, Omaha will be missing out on an excellent slcie of angular post-punk garage rock. Yuppies quickly evolved from keyboard-laden lo-fi fuzz-pop to a heavier, meaner twist of noise-rock. Iowa City...

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Karaoke Kicks Off New Year

The Live Broadway Karaoke event for the Omaha Playhouse’s 21 & Over programming, now in its third year, has become the unofficial theatre kick-off for the new year. After having their fill of family dinners, office parties, and new year’s celebrations, the theatre community shakes off the snow and comes back together to enjoy the dulcet tones of local performers and, above all, the hilarious quips of the...

entered on 01/14/13 at 09:41 PM | read more »


Pick: JESÚS JIMÉNEZ, TRANSACTIONS/TRANSACCIONES

Jan. 17– March 17, 2013
JESÚS JIMÉNEZ, TRANSACTIONS/TRANSACCIONES
The Moving Gallery, 1042 Howard St.
Opening Reception: 7 pm - 9 pm, Thursday, January 17, 2013
Regular hours: Tues –Sat 12 pm – 7 pm, Sun 12 pm – 4 pm 
http://www.facebook.com/#!/amovinggallery?fref=ts, 402.517.8719


The Moving Gallery is exhibiting the photographs of Jesús Jiménez at its Garden of the Zodiac location in the Old Market...

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Payne’s Nebraska

Nebraska’s favorite film son has not shot a single frame here since About Schmidt in 2002.

Alexander Payne's decision to make Nebraska in his home state brought into sharp relief some realities with large implications for his own work and prospects for more studio films getting made here.

With Nebraska, whose principal photography went from October 15 through November, he renewed a tradition of shooting here,...

entered on 01/09/13 at 02:38 PM | read more »


Pick: Parallel Circuits

Jan. 11
Parallel Circuits
Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
2nd Floor, Home Economics Building, 35th Street north of East Campus Loop, Lincoln
6 p.m., FREE

"Parallel Circuits" is an art exhibition that evolved from the UNL graduate seminar course Design Perspectives and Issues. The exhibition places an emphasis on the evolution of the "Do It Yourself" movement and advancements in techology. Students were...

entered on 01/08/13 at 07:58 PM | read more »


Pick: Noah’s Ark Was a Spaceship

January 11
Noah’s Ark Was A Spaceship w/ Universe Contest, The Ghost Runners, Gordon
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com

Noah's Ark Was A Spaceship is back to a three-piece line-up, as they headline an all-local bill featuring the return of Lincoln's the Ghost Runners alongside emerging acts Universe Contest and Gordon. Noah's Ark caught fire when they first started regularly playing...

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Pick: UNO Art Faculty Exhibition

Jan. 11– Feb. 14, 2013
UNO Art Faculty Exhibition
UNO Art Gallery/Weber Fine Arts Building
Opening Reception: 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Friday, January 11, 2013
Regular hours: Mon – Thurs, 10am – 3pm
Closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Mon, January 21
Admission free; The gallery is accessible to people with disabilities.
If you are in need of special assistance, please contact us.
www.unoartgallery.org;...

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