soul sisters

Soul sister poetesses Michelle Troxclair and Felicia "WithLove" Webster stir the pot to make the spicy mix of Verbal Gumbo, the spoken word series throwing down the third Thursday of every month at House of Loom.

The artists launched the series last fall at the invitation of Loom's Brent Crampton.

"Felicia and Michelle have brought a consistently diverse, experimental and truthfully honest night of poetry and...

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Lotus February 12

Just when you thought the influx of electronic jam bands had slowed to a snail’s pace, here comes another one. Lotus. Formed in Indiana right at the turn of the century, Lotus bloomed out of college-made friendships between drummer Mike Greenfield, guitarist Mike Rempel, guitarist/keyboardist Luke Miller and his brother, bassist Jesse Miller. After years of playing their self-described “jamtronica,” Lotus...

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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;

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,

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!/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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