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Doctor Mysterian

A series of short predictions

Doctor Mysterian

The Bed Dream Time

Heartland Healing

GMO Shell Game

Walking the pipeline with Ken Ilgunas

Heartland Healing

Chakras

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Pick: Sr. Marey Lavey ‘63 Art Exhibition

Oct. 25
Sr. Marey Lavey '63, Art Exhibition
College of Saint Mary, 7000 Mercy Road. 
Opens Oct. 25, 5 p.m.
 
Sister Mary Lavey was an artist experienced in ceramics, painting, guitar, and photography. She spent 36 years as an art teacher, opened her own Earthworks Studio in Alamosa, Colorado, and has had her art displayed all around the world. On October 25, the College of Saint Mary will be hosting an...

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Pick: Minus the Bear

October 28
Minus the Bear w/ Cursive & Girl In A Coma
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
8 p.m., $20, onepercentproductions.com

Guitars are back in focus on Minus the Bear's new album Infinity Overhead. The Seattle band last two records had seen a growing influence of ambient soundscapes and synth lines in their guitar-tapping, intricately woven indie rock sound. The new album also sees the band working with...

Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’ comes home to roost

In 1968 Francis Ford Coppola led a small cinema caravan to Ogallala, Neb. for the final weeks shooting on his independent road picture The Rain People starring Shirley Knight. Joining them were future fellow film legends George Lucas, Bill Butler, Robert Duvall and James Caan.

Now a road pic of another kind, Nebraska, is underway here by native prodigal son Alexander Payne. For his first filming on his home turf...

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Pick: The Whigs

October 29
The Whigs
The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com

Athens, Ga.-based the Whigs have always been adept at tapping into the power part of "power trio", highlighting the loud, raw and big-sounding parts of their elemental rock 'n' roll. Even when singer Parker Gispert slows down for a simple, heartfelt ballad, bassist Tim Deaux and ace drummer Julian Doro skillfully...

Theater Cold Cream

Laugh as Earth Goes Boom

boom offers more than the crash of a kettle drum to herald the end of the world. For me, at least, it entertained first and saved the thought-provoking part to continue days after the lights went down on the Howard Drew space at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

And it helped me overcome what I’d feared was my immunity from crude obscenities. I was so smitten with director Amy Lane’s brilliant treatment of August:...

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