snapshots and other works: Christina Renfer Vogel

Birdhouse Collectible, 1111 N. 13th St., Suite 123

FREE, reception 6-10p.m., exhibit runs July 22 through September 3

Birdhousecollectible.com,  402.557.0711

 University of Nebraska-Omaha professor of art Christina Renfer Vogel shows Omahans the breadth of her work at the Birdhouse Collectible.  Exhibiting “snapshots” including many of her striking yet minimalistic recently completed small painting portraits...

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Booked: Goodbye to Borders and Free Poetry

Cool off with some free poetry at the Shoot Your Mouth Off III poetry slam this Thursday at The Hideout (320 S 72nd St). Check myspace.com/shootyourmouthoff for interviews with features and more information. The event is free and starts at 9 pm.

If you’re more of the outside poetry type with a very high heat tolerance, swing by 77th and Main in downtown Ralston for Tunes in Independence Square, a weekly event...

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July 20: Hellogoodbye

July 20
Hellogoodbye
Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
7:30 p.m. $15.
waitingroomlounge.com
The California-based act released their breakthrough album Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! in 2006 and has since parted with their old record label, retooled their lineup and are ready to perform their newest album Would It Kill You. The band will perform with artists like A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Cymbal Rush and...

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July 17: Stone Temple Pilots

July 17
Stone Temple Pilots
Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s, Council Bluffs
8 p.m. $40. 21 & Over
harrahs.com
The band famous for their rock sound with a grunge edge will perform hits including “Interstate Love Song,” “Wicked Garden” and “Lady Picture Show.” The band has emerged from a four-year cocoon and is ready to rock the audience. -Amanda Schulte-Smith

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July 16: Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum

July 16
Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum
Barnes and Noble-Oakview, 3333 Oakview Drive
10a.m.-4p.m.
joslyn.org, 402.342.3300

Activities including art and story time for kids, readings by notable authors and a visit from Joslyn Executive Director Jack Becker make the Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum a day of fun.  A portion of the proceeds from purchases made from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in-store and...

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July 16: Listener in Concert

July 16
Listener in Concert
Bemis Underground, 724 S. 12th St.
Doors open at 7p.m.; show at 8p.m., $7/$5 members
Bemiscenter.org, 402.341.7130

Listener vocalist Dan Smith describes the independent band’s style as “Talk Music … basically poetry and rock ‘n’ roll, or whatever music we want to make into poetry.”  Based in Atlanta, along with guitarist/drummer Christin Nelson, based in Las Vegas, Listener has...

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July 15-17: The O FEST

July 15-17
The O FEST
Shoppes of Legacy, 168th & W. Center Rds.
FREE. 402.346.8003
The Omaha community can look forward to food, fun and music as the third annual “O FEST” is taking place this weekend. The community celebration features foods from many of Omaha’s top restaurants, local music and a variety of activities for all ages. In conjunction with the “O FEST,” the Shoppes of Legacy will have sales and...

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